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Posted By 2john02458

Pull the plug out of the outlet. Slide it through...

Pull the plug out of the outlet. Slide it through the loop above the conduit. Slide the loop from behind the conduit.

The plug does NOT have to go behind the conduit! :Happy:
01-22-21, 04:23 PM
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Posted By pcboss

The code simply says where spacing it not...

The code simply says where spacing it not maintained that ampacity adjustments need to be made. It would be the same with 10 #12's in a 1" or in a 4".
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

If you install lights in a closet beware there...

If you install lights in a closet beware there are specific clearances that need to be followed.

The type of light you use will depend on the size of the closet. If it is a small closet the only...
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Posted By PJmax

I've installed a number of 4" LED recessed...

I've installed a number of 4" LED recessed fixtures in closet ceilings. They run on 120v.
I like using Lithonia and Halo. Two high quality companies. Roughly $20 per fixture.
I use the ones with...
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Views: 163
Posted By zoesdad

hi L- (btw FWIW - I think maybe you are not...

hi L-

(btw FWIW - I think maybe you are not getting responses because of the “guru” requirement – but maybe not, who knows. And I am certainly not a guru - but I’ll give you my 2 cents anyway...
01-08-21, 04:38 PM
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Posted By PJmax

A room with a view..... ...

A room with a view.....
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01-08-21, 03:47 PM
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Posted By joed

6 feet is not the minimum distance between. Code...

6 feet is not the minimum distance between. Code actually says that no point on the wall should be more than 6 feet from a receptacle. That means you could put them 12 feet apart because the middle...
01-06-21, 07:17 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Since you've already met the code..... I don't...

Since you've already met the code..... I don't see a reason why you can't do what you want.
I couldn't find a place in the code that said you cannot do that.
12-28-20, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

For the rough-in inspection, everything that will...

For the rough-in inspection, everything that will be concealed by drywall or other wall/ceiling/floor finishes will be required to be installed. That means all cables should be properly secured, all...
12-21-20, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

You can clean the trap from the tub above. ...

You can clean the trap from the tub above. Remove the stopper or strainer and snake out the drain from there. Also, most home centers and plumbing stores sell a plastic tool about 16" long with...
12-07-20, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

1. That wax ring looks very clean and...

1. That wax ring looks very clean and undisturbed. You need a jumbo ring and probably stack a standard ring (wax only) on top for more thickness. The toilet flange is very low so you'll need a lot...
11-30-20, 10:24 AM
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Posted By zoesdad

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11-24-20, 04:33 PM
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Posted By AllanJ

Suggest getting a set of car jumper cables....

Suggest getting a set of car jumper cables. Connect one black clip to somewhere else on the pipe and connect the other black clip to the clamp.

Now you can loosen and reposition the clamp. When...
11-21-20, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

2020 nec

Many states are now starting to adopt the 2020 version of the National Electrical Code. A few highlights of the changes that apply to houses are:

230.85 Emergency Disconnects. For one and...
11-15-20, 01:11 PM
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Posted By lambition

Are they proposing to run new cable all the way? ...

Are they proposing to run new cable all the way?

I don't see any reason to cut side walk.. Hardest and possibly most expensive part of the job is having power company cut power and reconnect....
11-05-20, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

1. Yes, you can tie your sink drain into the...

1. Yes, you can tie your sink drain into the main drain stack. But... if there is a clog in the main drain line this sink will be the lowest open point of your drain system and poo juice can back...
10-31-20, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Andrew

It looks like part of a bicycle repair jig. You...

It looks like part of a bicycle repair jig. You clamp the bike frame into the clamp, and can turn & manipulate the bike for repairs. It is missing the base.
Andy
10-29-20, 05:40 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

All water heater catch pans are at least several...

All water heater catch pans are at least several inches high. If you want to elevate it so it can drain to your floor drain raise it up by putting solid cement blocks underneath.
10-29-20, 08:58 AM
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Posted By tomf63

Put the water heater on a catch pan, set both on...

Put the water heater on a catch pan, set both on a raised pad, plumb the drain from the catch pan to the floor drain with CPVC.
10-15-20, 08:29 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

Yes they do. Here is an example...

Yes they do. Here is an example...
10-13-20, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Cement board or Hardi are not approved fire...

Cement board or Hardi are not approved fire proofing materials as far as I know. They are not flammable but their cement composition readily transmits the heat of a fire through a wall. The water...
10-11-20, 02:01 PM
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Posted By beelzebob

From the pic, it looks like only the insulation...

From the pic, it looks like only the insulation is cut, not the conductor. Wrap the insulation with electrical tape or use a piece of heat shrink tubing. If the conductor is nicked, cut off at the...
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Views: 879
Posted By Hal_S

In some cases public plans like County's sewer...

In some cases public plans like County's sewer permits can be "open and notorious" as "constructive notice" or things you are presumed to know because you can go look them up in govt. records.
...
09-23-20, 06:19 PM
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Views: 459
Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Maybe but I never have had any issues from...

Maybe but I never have had any issues from inspectors. Although, I mostly do use a cord these days.

Another good example is a wall oven. They are typically hard-wired with no cord to disconnect....
09-23-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By lambition

Yes. That is the current code. However, I...

Yes. That is the current code.
However, I wouldn't go that far for just a repair. Just leave enough wire for later conversion.
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