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02-02-21, 11:49 AM
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Posted By HansGruber

Yeah, I'm struggling with this as well. It's...

Yeah, I'm struggling with this as well. It's either a vent, a shower drain or a vent for the shower. It is connected to the toilet line via sanitary which leads me to believe it's a vent. Wouldn't a...
02-02-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By HansGruber

Pretty sure it's a vent. The pipe goes in the...

Pretty sure it's a vent. The pipe goes in the opposite direction of where the bathroom sink is.
Don't hold me to this but the only other thing it could be is either the drain or the vent for the...
02-01-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By HansGruber

Main stack is rotting away and leaking.

As the title says, my 3" main stack is made of 60 year old copper and is leaking due to rot. I need to replace the entire section which unfortunately connects to my kitchen sink and first floor...
10-05-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By HansGruber

Understood. However, in cases where romex is...

Understood. However, in cases where romex is used to connect to a switch, white is used even though it is hot (when switched). Is this an acceptable practice or is it allowed simply because they...
10-03-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By HansGruber

Installing a very basic light circuit.

Iím installing a basic light circuit - one switch controlling two lights. I need to have my work inspected and would like to get it right the first time.

I know the hot wire going from power...
09-16-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

This might sound like a stupid question but is it...

This might sound like a stupid question but is it reasonable to run the conduit through the foundation completely underground? Essentially, the conduit would be completely buried from the outside. ...
09-13-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

He did eventually acquiesce but I reviewed my...

He did eventually acquiesce but I reviewed my situation further and I would actually have to drill through the deck joist in order to access the window. I'd imagine that would be a big no-no in case...
09-10-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

Conduit through foundation?

Need to run a line to my swimming pool but Iím having a difficult time finding an entry point into my home. The sill plate and rim joists are blocked by my deck so I canít drill through them.

I...
10-12-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By HansGruber

Two pole breaker/ 240v question

If you have a 40 Amp Two-Pole Circuit Breaker (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Square-D-Homeline-40-Amp-Two-Pole-Circuit-Breaker-HOM240CP/202353324)...

What is the individual amp rating for each...
09-28-17, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

If I use a square box downward-facing and mounted...

If I use a square box downward-facing and mounted with a bracket, it takes up less joist space; effectively allowing me to run cables above the box.

If I mount it vertically, I now have to...
09-28-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

<slinking away quietly> I installed such a...

<slinking away quietly>

I installed such a configuration about 4 years ago. Doesn't bother me and I haven't had any problems but sounds like it's not compliant.

The entire garage is protected...
09-27-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

That sounds incredibly subjective. A person's...

That sounds incredibly subjective.
A person's height would have to factor into the equation.

Is there any numeric height assigned to this? Or is it more of a "recommendation"?
09-27-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

Good point. My boiler already has this cut-off...

Good point. My boiler already has this cut-off switch.
I'll probably just leave the circuit alone and add the new receptacle else-where.
09-27-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

Do these receptacles themselves have to be GFCI? ...

Do these receptacles themselves have to be GFCI? Or only GFCI protected?

I actually have a brand new INDOOR GFCI-receptacle that I would like to use to protect the porch receptacle. I'm thinking...
09-26-17, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By HansGruber

A few code questions

I have a couple of code questions.

1. Is a dedicated circuit required for a home boiler? Am I allowed to put an extra receptacle on that circuit?

2. Is a dedicated circuit required for a...
06-01-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By HansGruber

I don't know if that is the case here. I'm...

I don't know if that is the case here.

I'm pretty sure the power never actually went out.

In addition, the GFCI outlet in my communication closet was tripped, post strike. These outlets power...
06-01-17, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By HansGruber

I don't know the technical term, but the coax...

I don't know the technical term, but the coax line outside the house has some sort of grounding "splitter" attached to it. That "splitter" is grounded to the electrical meter using a 12 or 10 gauge...
06-01-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By HansGruber

Lightning struck near my house.....

and I'm finding the display ports (HDMI, VGA, etc) on a number of devices are no longer operational. The devices power on, but produce no picture.

For example, a Stereo receiver with HDMI...
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By HansGruber

Yes, I think I'm going to give PTS a shot. ...

Yes, I think I'm going to give PTS a shot.

Is the A-board plug-n'-play?
The mechanical install looks fairly straightforward...but does anything else need to be done?
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By HansGruber

Suggestions for fixing A-Board on Panasonic Plasma

No picture on my Panasonic TC-54PS14.
I paid a Panasonic-approved repair center to diagnose and they tell me the A-Board (TXN/A1EYUUS) needs to be replaced.

Unfortunately, the cost is pretty...
03-06-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By HansGruber

Actually, we will be moving to CT soon, so that...

Actually, we will be moving to CT soon, so that would probably be my residence.

DCP: Electrical License Types and Scope of Work (http://www.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?q=461582)

A lot of "X years...
03-06-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By HansGruber

Electrician education/ licensing

If this is the wrong place to post, please remove or delete. I was hoping some experienced poster/ electrician might offer some advice:

I have a full time office IT job; family, kids, etc. I...
11-04-13, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 35,222
Posted By HansGruber

And as a side question....how are these wire...

And as a side question....how are these wire connectors (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Malibu-Low-Voltage-Wire-Connectors-2-Pack-8150-9802-02/202025798#.UnfZRXDLlIF) a legit way of splicing cable? I...
11-04-13, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 35,222
Posted By HansGruber

Is this going to be waterproof and suitable for...

Is this going to be waterproof and suitable for burying?
11-04-13, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 35,222
Posted By HansGruber

Advice on splicing low voltage (12V) landscape wiring

I bought a nice DIY LED landscape lighting kit. Unfortunately, the wire connectors (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Malibu-Low-Voltage-Wire-Connectors-2-Pack-8150-9802-02/202025798#.UnfKz3DLlIE) provided...
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