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Thanks for the comments and suggestions. ...

Thanks for the comments and suggestions.

The window installers said the alarm guys know what they're doing so I didn't even know to have them onsite when the wiring was done. I'm going to see...
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Posted By house_md

Hiding ugly alarm window contact wire

I had my windows redone and the alarm installers added the alarm contacts but left a lot of unsitely wire loose. Is there any way to hide the wiring? or redo the contact?

Thanks!

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Forum: Water Heaters
08-21-14, 09:41 AM
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Posted By house_md

Thanks so much. That's exactly the info I was...

Thanks so much. That's exactly the info I was looking for! No water softener.

Yes, I wish I knew about regularly maintaining the water heater. A plumber friend just mentioned it to me and I...
Forum: Water Heaters
08-21-14, 08:32 AM
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Posted By house_md

Not to revive a dead thread, but how do I remove...

Not to revive a dead thread, but how do I remove the anode on a Bradford White? There's no place for me to wrench on the hot water outlet. Do I just grab the threads with my wrench? There's a...
10-30-10, 01:22 PM
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Posted By house_md

It was actually a "tap splice connector" not a...

It was actually a "tap splice connector" not a t-tap connector, which I've used in automotive applications. It looks like this:

Gardner Bender 20-1210 Tap Splice Connector Yellow 12 To 10 Gauge...
10-30-10, 12:54 AM
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Posted By house_md

Bad T-Tap connectors

Found the problem. It was a T-tap connector at the start of the circuit that melted. Pigtailed the wires together and it's now golden!
10-29-10, 09:41 PM
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Posted By house_md

Thanks for the feedback. No backstabs in any...

Thanks for the feedback. No backstabs in any outlet. All pigtailed and secured. Checked them. I figured that the suicide cord :) was the fastest way to test that the visible outlets were intact....
10-29-10, 07:26 PM
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Posted By house_md

The electrician I called wants to start knocking...

The electrician I called wants to start knocking holes in the walls. Hoping for something more elegant.
10-29-10, 07:21 PM
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Posted By house_md

Dead outlets on same breaker. Breaker on, outlets not. No GFCI.

I have 5 outlets that all are on the same breaker. The breaker has a 120V off of it, but the outlets are all dead. It sounds like an open circuit, but when I back power one of the outlets...
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