Thanks for all the great tips!
Although I'm still not sure what would be the correct way to use a grounding clip instead of a screw. Where would be the right spot to attach it and how does it secure the pigtail..
The boxes are grounded (BX cable) but, it's over 20 receptacles that were installed some day in the past before I purchased this house and they are all grounded like that, Lutron TR receptacles without the self-grounding clip and no ground pigtail but show that they are grounded when tested with...
I've heard before that mounting screws are not an accepted grounding for a self grounding outlet and a grounding clip should be used, I assume the code probably says the same (I'm in NJ, USA for that matter).
I'm curious why the screws are not an acceptable ground path, is it because they...
I have an outdoor condenser unit (pictures attached) that transfers vibrations into my house framing whenever it runs and it's causing a low-pitch hum noise in multiple locations through the house.
The noise is something like the sound of a sub-woofer on low volume.
The TXV bulb of my HVAC unit has something that looks like a black rubber/plastic/silicone sleeve on the end of its tube (picture attached).
This sleeve/cover should be there or just forgotten to be removed during the installation?
Looking for an advice, in reference to the attached picture:
There is an uncapped hole of the siding corner through which rain water is getting behind the siding.
What would be the right way to cap it?
The roof vent cap looks old and rusted but no leaks. What would be a better...
Hello forum members!
There is one area of the house foundation that always have a musty/wet smell after rains and it seems like this smell also seeps into a powder room behind the wall.
I don't think that source of the visible moisture is from the inside as the drywall on the inside of this area...
Thanks for the explanation!
So I used the one after the meter and while the water was OFF the meter started dripping from the bottom. Once I re-opened the valve after the meter, the meter slowly stopped dripping. This was puzzling as why would the meter leak only when the shut off valve right...