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Built-in cabinets in basement: what goes under them?

Hello -

I'm planning to have a carpenter fabricate and install some built-in cabinets in my basement (made out of birch plywood, poplar, and regular moulding pieces). The basement currently has...
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Yep, the fan is spinning again. I don't...

Yep, the fan is spinning again.

I don't have much faith in this (or any) fridge anymore. I did put a little temp sensor inside the fridge .The sensor is connected to my automation system so I'll...
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Thanks for this, Tratts. I got it fixed...

Thanks for this, Tratts.

I got it fixed yesterday by a repair guy. He found that a wire had come loose from one of the molex connectors buried inside the thing. After fixing the wiring, it seems...
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Ignore this - deleted some image links that...

Ignore this - deleted some image links that didn't work.
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Posted By jfinn

Whirlpool Gold French Door Fridge warm - freezer fine

My 4 year old Whirlpool WRF989SDABO2 started to not cool the fresh food compartment (except the deli drawer at the bottom) while the freezer is working as expected.

After digging into it, I found...
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Nope. The freezer warms up to the temp of the...

Nope. The freezer warms up to the temp of the refrigerator when it's too cold in the garage so I need something to make the compressor turn on.
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GE Side-by-side Refrigerator in Garage

Hello - I have a GE Side by Side that's probably about 18 years old in my unheated garage. I understand why the freezer stops working when the temperature in the garage is less than or equal to the...
10-23-17, 01:54 PM
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Posted By jfinn

Firestop Putty Hardened

Hello -

I'm not exactly sure where to ask this question but thought this would be a good place to start - thanks in advance for your help!

I've got a few hundred cat5 network cables running...
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Thanks ThisOldMan. That was a mistake in my post...

Thanks ThisOldMan. That was a mistake in my post - it's actually the handleset that says it comes with a 6-pin tumbler -...
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Rekeying Schlage 6 pin lock to 5 pins?

Happy Holidays!

I'm looking to buy the following locks:

http://consumer.schlage.com/products/pages/productdetails.aspx?ModelNumber=B60N%20619

Plymouth Knob with Greenwich trim Keyed Entry...
12-25-16, 08:07 AM
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Posted By jfinn

18 AWG to light switch using Aeotec Micro Dimmer

Happy holidays!

I want to install this device - Micro Smart Switch 2E manual • Aeotec by Aeon Labs (http://aeotec.com/z-wave-in-wall-switches/848-micro-ses-2e-manual-instructions.html). It goes...
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PJmax - yep. You were right. The big twistlock...

PJmax - yep. You were right. The big twistlock was disconnected. The display came right up after I connected it.

I replaced the receptacle too. No surprises other than the price of black GFCI...
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I use #2 for two outside lights. No problems....

I use #2 for two outside lights. No problems. Just works. Easy and done!

My limited experience with smart switches is that they are garbage. Maybe one day they will improve.
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Generator receptacle broken and display dead

Hello -

I have a Ridgid 6800 Watt generator that has a broken GFCI receptacle and the display doesn't work. I tested both sets of receptacles and neither has power. I suspect that's why the...
12-05-15, 06:50 AM
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Posted By jfinn

Thank you both. Turns out it was easier to cut...

Thank you both. Turns out it was easier to cut out the box and replace it with a remodel box. The new one is extra deep to accommodate the extra wire. I appreciate the advice!
12-03-15, 06:06 PM
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Posted By jfinn

Adding Romex to Existing Blue Box

Hello -

I need to add another romex cable to an existing blue box in a finished wall. I have an access hole at the top of the wall and the existing box is at the bottom of the wall.

My options...
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Posted By jfinn

Thanks, everyone. Just wrapped up my little...

Thanks, everyone. Just wrapped up my little project. Installed a surface mount box and disposer with proper cord. Only 2 trips to home depot and now going for the 3rd time to return extras. I...
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Got it. I appreciate your help!

Got it. I appreciate your help!
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Posted By jfinn

Thanks. The builder installed the original 15...

Thanks. The builder installed the original 15 years ago.

Do I need a gfci outlet?
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Posted By jfinn

Garbage Disposal - Direct wire or outlet?

Happy Thanksgiving!
I need to replace my garbage disposal tomorrow.
The current one has the romex running directly into the disposal - hard wired.

While I'm doing the work, is there any...
11-22-13, 11:47 AM
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Posted By jfinn

Look into what's called an Interlock Kit. It...

Look into what's called an Interlock Kit. It prevents backfeeding and only allows one power source at a time and you can pick which breakers you power.
04-08-13, 04:36 PM
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Posted By jfinn

Thanks Gunguy45. You always provide a lot of...

Thanks Gunguy45. You always provide a lot of information. :)
04-08-13, 12:22 PM
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Posted By jfinn

Low-E Glass or Window Tint?

Hi -

I have windows that are about 13 years old and are not low-e. On the West side of my house, I want to do something to:

* Reduce the glare from 2 windows on a TV
* Reduce the amount of...
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Thank you. It was the spray head. I replaced it...

Thank you. It was the spray head. I replaced it with a new one identical to the old and it's amazing how much pressure it has now...more than I remember it ever having.

I'm happy and smelling...
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