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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-02-2013, 06:39 PM
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Posted By donmorgan
Code says 10 outlets I never go over 8...

Code says 10 outlets I never go over 8 personally. I also make all the circuits I add 20 amp using #12 wire. Save problems down the road.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-26-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,010
Posted By donmorgan
15 to 30 Amp

If you are sure that it is #12 than it would be fine to change the breaker to a 20 amp make sure that all the circuits that are wired to it are #12. Sometimes additions to existing circuits are added...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-26-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,010
Posted By donmorgan
15 to 30 amp breaker

NO... do not up the breaker size. The breaker has to match the ampacity of the wire gauge it is attached to. A 15 amp breaker protects a #14 gauge wire. You will have to install a 20 amp circuit with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 09-21-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,772
Posted By donmorgan
No closets

As I see you have two choices. Build a closet maybe even if it is a "corner" closet or get an cabinet. Places like Lowes have lots of different cabinets to choose from in the shelving dept.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-08-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,156
Posted By donmorgan
Rewire

It would run about $50 to $100 per square foot for a complete rewire , ballpark.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-13-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,374
Posted By donmorgan
You have a bad connection somewhere. Remake all...

You have a bad connection somewhere. Remake all the connections in all the heaters. If that does not do it check the connections in the breaker box. BE CAREFUL.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-13-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,256
Posted By donmorgan
Use a single power source with two three way...

Use a single power source with two three way switches. Instead of two power sources with two single pole switches.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 04-07-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,446
Posted By donmorgan
It's a door bell chime and if it buzzing that...

It's a door bell chime and if it buzzing that means that there is a short in the button circuit that is connected to it. Disconnect your door bell button and see if the buzzing stops.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-30-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,947
Posted By donmorgan
The ODS is an integral part of the pilot light...

The ODS is an integral part of the pilot light assembly and is located where the gas line attaches, it is a small diaphragm that in the diagram on your post is between the clean out hole and the gas...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 03-29-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,947
Posted By donmorgan
Pilot light

I just had the same problem, it was the ODS,Oxygen Depletion Sensor, it will give you the same symptoms as a bad thermocouple. Cleaning them especially with compressed air over 30lbs pressure or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-26-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,861
Posted By donmorgan
You need a smooth clean surface to adhere the...

You need a smooth clean surface to adhere the tiles, I suggest putting down Luan sheeting over the subfloor and seal the cracks with something like Durhams Rock Putty. This will givve a good...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-13-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,641
Posted By donmorgan
Uh-Huh

Yea I bet that is the most patient guy in the world. He probably has bologna he's been trying to locate for two years in there.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 11-13-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,874
Posted By donmorgan
Try this website LTL Home Products Inc....

Try this website LTL Home Products Inc. (http://www.ltlhomeproducts.com/installation-instructions.php)
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-13-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,334
Posted By donmorgan
If there is going to be no gap to run romex I...

If there is going to be no gap to run romex I suggest Wiremold.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 11-13-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,883
Posted By donmorgan
Propane Line Size

You could possibly ask your propane supplier (mine are pretty knowledgeable) or contact the heater manufacturer.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 09-19-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,211
Posted By donmorgan
These where the only ones I could find online....

These where the only ones I could find online. Your local builders supply or home store should be able to order them, they are not normally stocked at any places I have seen. These are made by...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 09-10-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,522
Posted By donmorgan
Covering it up with vinyl or aluminum. I would go...

Covering it up with vinyl or aluminum. I would go with aluminum.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 08-24-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,522
Posted By donmorgan
Unless it is rotten I would not tear it off, I...

Unless it is rotten I would not tear it off, I would cap it with vinyl or aluminum. I like the house,it has character.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 08-23-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,522
Posted By donmorgan
Can you add some pictures?

Can you add some pictures?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-21-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,562
Posted By donmorgan
Cheap is good, learning is good. Never stop...

Cheap is good, learning is good. Never stop learning. When you stop learning you die.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 08-21-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,807
Posted By donmorgan
I saw one somewhere that was very inexpensive. If...

I saw one somewhere that was very inexpensive. If I remember where I saw it I will post it. You might be able to find someone locally who has that kind of equipment and just pay a service call for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-21-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,562
Posted By donmorgan
I was quite impressed with you shan2themax. I...

I was quite impressed with you shan2themax. I like the fact that you were relentless in trying to resolve the problem. I love it when a women does not allow the fact that she is a women to get in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-20-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,562
Posted By donmorgan
The wiring in this situation was because the...

The wiring in this situation was because the power was brought into the ceiling box and not the switch box as it should have been, this is within code but can be confusing to a novice. If you have a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-17-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,451
Posted By donmorgan
Codes vary from place to place as prescribed by...

Codes vary from place to place as prescribed by your building and planing dept. or whatever your local authority would be. The NEC sets minimum national standards. Some times you can ask your local...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-16-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By donmorgan
A switch is merely a device to interrupt the free...

A switch is merely a device to interrupt the free flow of electrons in a circuit that must have differences of potential (hot/neutral or positive and negative) to enable the connected device to...
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