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Vertical boards or fencing makes good skirting. ...

Vertical boards or fencing makes good skirting.

https://successfulworkplace.org/deck-skirting-ideas/
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You could "picture frame" the deck and not use a...

You could "picture frame" the deck and not use a fascia.

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/451274825143194611/

Add a 1X or a 2X on the sides above the lag bolts (or covering the lag bolts as marksr...
07-07-19, 11:35 AM
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Are you sure it is not condensation? I have a...

Are you sure it is not condensation? I have a vacation home in Maine with an unfinished walk-out basement. There is a screened-in garage door that I leave open when I am there. Condensation...
07-07-19, 11:18 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

If you don't mind blocking the view you could use...

If you don't mind blocking the view you could use a window quilt: https://www.windowquilt.com.

Might be expensive though.
07-07-19, 10:56 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

f you have a router you can use a keyhole bit to...

f you have a router you can use a keyhole bit to make mounting holes in the back that slip over raised screw heads.
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07-01-19, 10:44 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

There are camera systems that will send alerts to...

There are camera systems that will send alerts to smartphones.

Amazon Blink XT can do what you want and it is reasonably priced. It runs on battery (can also run on USB) and requires WiFi...
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I had similar problems with an LG french door...

I had similar problems with an LG french door refrigerator that I bought in 2007. The repair experience with LG was terrible. Finding a local repair service was very difficult and could only be...
07-01-19, 09:58 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

How big is the room? How heavy are the carpet...

How big is the room? How heavy are the carpet squares?

Usually in very large spaces the instructions suggest making a "frame" that is glued down and installing the squares inside the "frame"...
06-29-19, 02:13 PM
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Thumbs up I found the valve box--don't be afraid to try

Just to provide feedback...

I called around to a few rental places to see if they had cable locators and none did. One offered a metal detector but I thought that was too iffy and declined.
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06-29-19, 08:10 AM
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You could use a conduit body: ...

You could use a conduit body: https://www.homedepot.com/b/Electrical-Electrical-Boxes-Conduit-Fittings-Conduit-Fittings/Conduit-body/PVC/N-5yc1vZbohkZ1z0usncZ1z10wqp

A Type LB on end with the...
06-29-19, 07:44 AM
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Pieces of thin cardboard work well. You can even...

Pieces of thin cardboard work well. You can even do it without removing the hinge. Cut slots in the cardboard where the screws are located. Back the screws out partially, pry the hinge away from...
06-29-19, 07:35 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

Marq1 is absolutely right but... It's a...

Marq1 is absolutely right but...

It's a sprinkler system--intermittent use
It's outside--won't cause any damage
It's a small leak--not too wasteful (and will benefit any plantings nearby)
It's...
06-28-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

How about cable raceway...

How about cable raceway https://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Home-Improvement-Cable-Raceways/zgbs/hi/6577543011.

It is usually used indoors but if paintable could probably stand up to weather.
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Posted By 2john02458

There are hooks, rings and (recessed) D-rings...

There are hooks, rings and (recessed) D-rings that are mounted on a flat mounting plate that has 4 holes that would be stronger than a single-point screw eye. (I found this in a search for "marine...
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Does the color change when you rub some solvent...

Does the color change when you rub some solvent on it? If so it could just be some manufacturing residue that will weather off.

BTW, in general that installation looks kind of gnarly. What is...
06-20-19, 07:00 PM
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Posted By 2john02458

Since you have no neutral in that circuit from...

Since you have no neutral in that circuit from the panel 120 volts is not available. See Post #10.
06-20-19, 02:04 PM
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Voltage is relative--that is it is a measurement...

Voltage is relative--that is it is a measurement of electric potential from one point to another. In a 120/240 volt system, voltage from L1 to N is 120, from L2 to N is 120, L1 to L2 is 240. ...
06-20-19, 10:58 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

Technically the 3-way arrangement will work--not...

Technically the 3-way arrangement will work--not sure it is allowed by code because it is a 240V power circuit (not lighting).

That switch with pilot light is only rated for 120V. You cannot use...
06-19-19, 02:14 PM
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Posted By 2john02458

You do not need a contactor. Since you only have...

You do not need a contactor. Since you only have 240 volts to work with and you are running that to the door location anyway you just need a switch there as you showed in your diagram in Post #7.
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06-19-19, 09:38 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

I just re-read your first post and noticed that...

I just re-read your first post and noticed that you only have 14/2 from the panel to the pump switch. That white wire is carrying one side of the 240 volts (L2) and should be taped some other color...
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Posted By 2john02458

Unless specifically stated in the easement...

Unless specifically stated in the easement documentation you are not prohibited from using or placing something in that area, only that the entity you grant the easement to has the right to use it. ...
06-18-19, 10:46 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

Another option if you have room is to put a box...

Another option if you have room is to put a box extension on the floor box and a flat cover on that. With a box extension you can install flex or solid conduit into the sides.
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06-18-19, 10:30 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

Your diagram is correct. Technically you should...

Your diagram is correct. Technically you should use a heavy duty (20 amp) or motor rated switch.

Remember that the breaker (not just the pump switch) needs to be shut off if work is to be done on...
06-18-19, 04:54 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

Relay not needed

Good morning.

PJ is right. However, now that I have slept on it, here is another suggestion....

You could wire the door switch in series with the pressure switch (presumably 120 volts via...
06-17-19, 02:52 PM
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Posted By 2john02458

It is a "ground" to the low voltage transformer...

It is a "ground" to the low voltage transformer (may may also be an earth ground). The door switch and the sensors are causing the electronics to go high-low for control.
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