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Posted in thread: Cap Freezing Pipe on 01-20-2016 at 04:34 AM
Yes , I would put the outside faucet & the down stairs shower on separate pipes with a ball
valve inline with the pipe to the faucet . And insulate both new pipes . Does the pipe feeding
Posted in thread: Cap Freezing Pipe on 01-18-2016 at 04:01 AM
In addition to the new water main to the house , we re-piped the hot water a year or so ago &
we re-piped most of the cold water right before Christmas . Pier and beam construction . I was
able to bet...
Posted in thread: Cap Freezing Pipe on 01-16-2016 at 11:55 AM
Insulate the pipes . If more extreme , consider adding heat tape , also . Replace corroded
water pipes . Where possible replace steel pipes . Copper is the traditional standby . PEX is
the latest and ...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking right now? on 01-16-2016 at 11:47 AM
Hot chocolate . Chilly outside .God blessWyr
Posted in thread: Electric Baseboard Heater - New Thermostat Installed - Cycling Often on 01-01-2016 at 05:08 PM
Even w/o a contactor , I would think the tstat would quickly wear itself out or burn itself out
. Is it switching line voltage or low voltage ?God blessWyr
Posted in thread: Weather Head to Socket Meter SER/SEU Cable Upgrade on 12-13-2015 at 03:14 AM
Best I remember , if you upgrade it to # 2 AWG copper , protection is not required ? I ,
personally would look it up in the NEC and do it that way , if the inspector had a problem with
it .God blessWy...
Posted in thread: Weather Head to Socket Meter SER/SEU Cable Upgrade on 12-12-2015 at 02:08 AM
There should be a screw or a copper jumper that bonds the neutral bar to the panel can /
enclosure . Do you have a separate ground bar and a separate neutral bar ?God blessWyr
Posted in thread: New water line on 12-07-2015 at 06:47 PM
is the copper piping in your house under ground ? looped from fixture to fixture?if the piping
is underground, their is no need for a ground rod, the piping is already under
ground/grounded.sch 80 is ...
Posted in thread: Fujitsu mini split outdoor unit makes excessive noise on 12-07-2015 at 02:50 AM
always been my experience to remove the bolts hold the condenser, not lock it down.think about
it. if you cause it to become ridgid to the frame, when it shakes it will transfer he shake to
Posted in thread: New water line on 12-07-2015 at 02:45 AM
I could drive a second ground rod , no problem . I could use Schedule 80 PVC . I have used
Schedule 80 PVC conduit . But it is the same OD as Schedule 40 , if I recall . Meaning the ID
is smaller . Th...