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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Appliance Discussion 05-14-2013, 08:33 PM
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Posted By ajr4997378
Could be either rollout switch or limit switch...

Could be either rollout switch or limit switch possibly
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-04-2013, 07:47 PM
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Posted By ajr4997378
Well it's not really operational. It's an old...

Well it's not really operational. It's an old fuse panel from the 50's. the landlord took everything out of it and ran some of his new lines from the new 200 amp panel he put in the new addition into...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-04-2013, 04:32 AM
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Posted By ajr4997378
Yes it has a cover. Thanks for your help.

Yes it has a cover. Thanks for your help.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 03-03-2013, 07:51 PM
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Posted By ajr4997378
I have a friend who just moved into a new house....

I have a friend who just moved into a new house. He is renting and the landlord had bought it as a farm house and renovated it and put two new additions on it. When he redid the electrical in the old...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 02-25-2013, 08:18 PM
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Posted By ajr4997378
If it smells like a rotten egg smell, I would...

If it smells like a rotten egg smell, I would have the gas company come out and check your water heater and furnace. Natural gas smells like sewage also.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-20-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By ajr4997378
I live in PA. The indoor outlet is a standard 15...

I live in PA. The indoor outlet is a standard 15 amp outlet. I went ahead today and installed a watertight outlet box on the porch. I pigtailed off of the indoor plug with 12/2 nm wire and wired it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-20-2013, 04:27 AM
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Posted By ajr4997378
Ok. Thank you so much

Ok. Thank you so much
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-19-2013, 08:05 PM
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Views: 753
Posted By ajr4997378
Hello. I'm planning on installing a gfci outlet...

Hello. I'm planning on installing a gfci outlet on my front porch. There is a plug on the front exterior wall of my living room that has the porch light tied into it and that is it. It is a 20 amp...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-10-2013, 07:18 AM
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Posted By ajr4997378
Your house may still be settling. The old part of...

Your house may still be settling. The old part of my house was built in the 1950's and its still settling
DIY Home Repair Forum: Water Softener and Heater 01-28-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,046
Posted By ajr4997378
I have a whirlpool electric water heater that was...

I have a whirlpool electric water heater that was installed about 4-5 years ago. Recently, I noticed sometimes the water is scalding hot and other times it is just hot like it should be. I set the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Water Softener and Heater 01-02-2013, 07:26 PM
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Views: 708
Posted By ajr4997378
Warm air rises. So when you have a cold chimney,...

Warm air rises. So when you have a cold chimney, you get what's called a downdraft because all of the cold air is being forced down the chimney. When it's warm and the chimneys warm then the air will...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 01-01-2013, 12:41 PM
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Views: 1,327
Posted By ajr4997378
Negative air pressure is another word for...

Negative air pressure is another word for downdraft. Usually caused by too much wind pressure or trees around your chimney so you are not getting the proper draft in your chimney to pull all of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-14-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By ajr4997378
Well my parents are looking at another house to...

Well my parents are looking at another house to rent since they can't get ahold of the landlord and he wants to sell the house. They didn't want to buy it and fix it up cause they dont have that kind...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-14-2012, 04:05 PM
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Views: 1,184
Posted By ajr4997378
They have a co detector right by the hot air vent...

They have a co detector right by the hot air vent closest to the furnace and one by the furnace and it has never went off
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-13-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By ajr4997378
The microwave still works. My mom has it on a...

The microwave still works. My mom has it on a different plug. The fan works fine, they just never use the plug. The scary thing is he did all of the electrical in the house and one old plug in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-13-2012, 06:24 PM
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Views: 1,184
Posted By ajr4997378
I know what wiring in series means but I'm not...

I know what wiring in series means but I'm not sure how you would be able to wire in series in this case.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-13-2012, 05:09 PM
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Posted By ajr4997378
At my parents house, they have a single pole...

At my parents house, they have a single pole light switch and a duplex outlet in a double gang box. It quit working last week so the landlord came and rewired it. My mom has the microwave plugged...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-02-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By ajr4997378
I replaced the gfci and all works well. Thanks...

I replaced the gfci and all works well. Thanks everyone
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-01-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By ajr4997378
It's just the microwave that shuts off, not the...

It's just the microwave that shuts off, not the fridge. Every time the kitchen breaker kicks, I have to reset the clock on the microwave, I've never noticed the fridge shutting off. I just checked...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-30-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By ajr4997378
Here are some pictures if the gfci in my bath and...

Here are some pictures if the gfci in my bath and the outlet that is attached to the load. On the second picture I'm pushing the test button and nothing happens. When I push the reset button on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-29-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By ajr4997378
I can't figure it out either. I don't even have...

I can't figure it out either. I don't even have the neutral and ground for either of these circuits anywhere close to each other in the panel. I have the neutral and ground for the kitchen on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-28-2012, 06:37 PM
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Views: 1,019
Posted By ajr4997378
No I ran 2 separate 12-2 lines for these circuits...

No I ran 2 separate 12-2 lines for these circuits and they are on single 20 amp GE breakers. I'm saying the fridge and microwave turn off for a split second every time the kitchen breaker trips.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-28-2012, 06:02 PM
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Posted By ajr4997378
I had an electrician do the service for the new...

I had an electrician do the service for the new panel. I added all of the circuits to it after that. I'm just wondering why the microwave and fridge would lose power for a second and come back on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-28-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By ajr4997378
I have another account on here and i forgot to...

I have another account on here and i forgot to sign out. I have to run over to Home Depot tomorrow anyway so I'll spend $12 and get a new one. And I do know about line and load on a gfci. I have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-28-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By ajr4997378
In my kitchen I have the left side of the counter...

In my kitchen I have the left side of the counter plugs on a 20 amp circuit, the right side on a 20 amp, and the center by the sink on a 20 amp circuit. The fridge and microwave are on a 20 amp...
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