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  • Posted in thread: High Water Consumption--help me solve a mystery? on 09-28-2014 at 07:04 PM
    Odorf has the best advice. Check the meter to see if it is registering any usage when nothing
    is supposed to be being used.Some meter have a little red triangle instead of the wheel.

  • Posted in thread: Pressure Switch for Well Pump on 09-26-2014 at 05:25 PM
    Pressure switches can have one or two adjustments.The one adjustment on all switches is the
    pressure. If you raise it, both the on and off pressure go up.The second adjustment that is on
    some switches...

  • Posted in thread: Pressure Switch for Well Pump on 09-26-2014 at 07:37 AM
    Take the cover off the switch. Be careful there are live wires inside. There is usually a
    diagram on the inside of the cover tell you which screws and which way to turn them to control
    the pressure. I...

  • Posted in thread: Power surge on 09-21-2014 at 09:52 AM
    Sounds like one of your hot legs has gone bad. Half of your panel is not working. The dryer
    being a 240 volt device is back feeding the dead hot through its 240 volt elements.

  • Posted in thread: Canadian (Ontario) advice on wiring gas furnace to generator/backup power? on 09-10-2014 at 04:11 PM
    You could go the manual transfer switch route instead of automated.I don't know the code number
    but I think I remember that a furnace must be hard wired and not plug in.

  • Posted in thread: 14ga switch leg on a 12ga circuit on 09-09-2014 at 01:08 PM
    The simplest way to over load the #14 would to overlamp the fixture or fixtures.

  • Posted in thread: Expanding driveway on 09-06-2014 at 09:26 AM
    The other option is to pour the concrete on a slope. I don't know how important it is for the
    drive to be level.

  • Posted in thread: LVL Span question on 09-06-2014 at 06:28 AM
    No he probably meant a 14" wide beam. That's a long span and requires larger beam.

  • Posted in thread: Expanding driveway on 09-06-2014 at 06:24 AM
    10" slope on the landscaping doesn't seem like a problem to me.

  • Posted in thread: Basement sink full of water on 09-03-2014 at 10:08 AM
    I think your main line is probably clogged and water backing up the plumbing system and coming
    out the lowest fixture in the house. Once the main line clog is cleared the sink will drain.In
    the mean t...

December 4, 2013  •  01:26 PM
You were right about the neutral reading 120 V with ground, the neutral could not have been in contact with hot anywhere because that would cause a short and trip the breaker