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  • Posted in thread: Add a Humidfier to a New Furnace or Not? on 04-15-2016 at 10:55 AM
    The only issue with leaving it is that a buyers home inspector (possibility if they are sharp)
    will notice and tell the prospective buyer. Then the buyer will want you to "fix" the unit as a

  • Posted in thread: Central Air Draining on 04-15-2016 at 10:47 AM
    Algae, bugs, ice in the winter will all block the drain. You should have safety switch that
    cuts off the unit when there is an overflow. Also, you need to clean the drain at this point
    since its alrea...

  • Posted in thread: No permits found for installation... on 04-15-2016 at 10:40 AM
    Sounds like the systems is not designed correctly and there are airflow issues causing your
    system to overwork and fail. I would get the system inspected by a few reputable companies in
    the area and s...

  • Posted in thread: What is the feasibility and cost of flipping this furnace? on 04-15-2016 at 10:29 AM
    Furnaces in crawlspaces are tough. Not only are they hard to get to when you need to replace
    the filter or maintain them, but they leak and if there is any air gaps in the plenum the unit
    will pull na...

  • Posted in thread: 89 - 90 volts at Outlet on 12-30-2013 at 04:38 PM
    One more question. Is there a tool for electric circuits that puts a 'trace' on it with
    something like an audible tone? I know they make toners for low voltage wiring (phone line),
    but did not know ho...

  • Posted in thread: Power to light then switch, outlet between? on 12-11-2013 at 08:21 AM
    Only if the wire to the switch is 14/3 or 12/3 and welcome to the site.What if its a dead end
    3-way? If its a 12/3 or 14/3, it's most likely for a 3-way tapped in the fixture and will not
    have a neutr...

  • Posted in thread: Power to light then switch, outlet between? on 12-11-2013 at 08:04 AM
    You will have to see how the circuit is wired. If the switch is "key" which means the original
    electrician only sent a switch leg down to the switch from the light you cannot use it. If you
    have a neu...

  • Posted in thread: 3-Way Switch Wiring Confusion? on 12-09-2013 at 10:11 AM
    Multi location dimmers are easy to install once you get this one concept. The blue is a signal
    wire not a switched wire. When you are retrofiting with multi location dimmers its easiest just
    to undue ...

  • Posted in thread: How to add ground to old home on 12-09-2013 at 10:02 AM
    If you are going to go the GFI route, I recommend replacing all the outlets with GFI's.
    Otherwise, you will lose power to a whole circuit everytime a GFI trips...which can be often if
    your running an ...

  • Posted in thread: rewiring a old house on 05-01-2013 at 07:57 AM
    Are you going to rewire the outlets upstairs? It might be a good idea to run an extra circuit
    so you have room when it comes time to do the outlets.

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