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08-11-19, 11:48 AM
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Posted By JackSammy

Is there a pressure switch on the body of the...

Is there a pressure switch on the body of the unit requiring the grill to be in place for the compressor to kick on?
06-15-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By JackSammy

PJ, yes house does have all code compliant GFCI...

PJ, yes house does have all code compliant GFCI protected outlets. The carpet cleaner is 3 prong, as is the outlet. It is plastic. The shock occurred when I stepped on the cord in bare feet and the...
06-15-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By JackSammy

Thanks, the plug in tester indicated the...

Thanks, the plug in tester indicated the receptacle is wired correctly. I will return the carper cleaner.
06-15-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By JackSammy

Slight shock stepping on power cord

Thanks in advance for sharing your expertise. I was shampooing my carpet today with a new carpet cleaner. I was in bare feet and felt a slight shock when I stepped on the power cord. My home is...
10-25-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By JackSammy

This might be something that meets your needs ...

This might be something that meets your needs

Newmar SS 7.5 INV Transfer Switch - Newmar SWITCH75INV - AC Circuit Panels - Electrical Parts - Electrical - Boatersland Marine...
09-03-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By JackSammy

Thatís why I need. Thanks.

Thatís why I need. Thanks.
09-03-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By JackSammy

Thanks to all for the good information. I have a...

Thanks to all for the good information. I have a 50 ft patch cord. Rather than cut off a perfectly good end, are there connectors available where I can plug the cat5 male into the back of a cat5...
09-03-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By JackSammy

Cat5 wiring

Question for the more knowledgeable than myself ó- I ran a Cat5e cable through the wall. I was hoping to terminate it at a box with two cat5 keystone outlets. I was also hoping to find a device with...
02-14-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By JackSammy

Pattenp - thank you very much for the prompt...

Pattenp - thank you very much for the prompt reply.

Jack
02-14-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By JackSammy

AFCI Breakers

I recently discovered that the licensed electrician I hired to upgrade my electrical box in 2009 did pull a permit, but failed to secure a final inspection. Fast forward to 2018, I scheduled an...
01-26-18, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By JackSammy

ipooks, thank you for the quick reply. It did not...

ipooks, thank you for the quick reply. It did not occur to me that the light may not be switched. I know which breaker it is on, so I will try to isolate it to the one circuit.
01-26-18, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By JackSammy

Tracing Switch Controlling a Light

I have an outdoor spotlight / motion sensor. Although I have lived in the house for many years, for the life of me, I can not locate the switch controlling this receptacle. Is there a tracing...
12-16-17, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By JackSammy

PCboss, thanks and understood. I suppose I could...

PCboss, thanks and understood. I suppose I could router shallow grooves into the treads to protect the heat cable, but Iprobably not worth that level of effort. Back to plan B - get up 10 minutes...
12-16-17, 05:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By JackSammy

A question from a beginner - as a matter of good...

A question from a beginner - as a matter of good practice, shouldnít the cable always be sized to the maximum ampacity of the breaker protecting it? Although 12 guage cable may suite the needs of...
12-16-17, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By JackSammy

I was envioning heating coils placed under those...

I was envioning heating coils placed under those adhesive non slip strips found in the home center or preferably a more durable rubber liner to both protect the coils and add traction.
12-16-17, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By JackSammy

Heating Coils for Outdoor Stairs

I have stairs comprised of approximately 10 wood treads that lead from my deck to the ground. As my four-legged friend ages, he is having increased difficulty navigating the stairs when we get a...
10-11-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By JackSammy

Thanks Ray - Appreciate your response

Thanks Ray - Appreciate your response
10-11-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By JackSammy

one last question - The home improvement center...

one last question - The home improvement center only had THHN in 50' rolls. When I asked the floor person for THWN, he said "its the same thing and you can use THHN for outdoor use". I held off...
10-11-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By JackSammy

PJmax, thank you as always for your assistance....

PJmax, thank you as always for your assistance. Are these generally available at the big box home centers?
10-11-17, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By JackSammy

Running Surface Conduit From a Recessed Box

Provided below is picture of a recessed box on the wall of my house approximately 2' above the deck. I would like to tap into this recessed box for power to supply security cameras under the deck. I...
10-07-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By JackSammy

PJ, thanks for quick response. I will check that...

PJ, thanks for quick response. I will check that as well as for power at the porch fixture.
10-07-17, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By JackSammy

Wiring a timer into wall switch

I want to thank the pros in advance for sharing your expertise. I have attached a photo which shows a wall switch with four spaces. The far left switch controls the hallway ceiling lamp. The second...
11-19-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By JackSammy

Thanks for the suggestions. There is currently a...

Thanks for the suggestions. There is currently a manometer on the system. However the piping is located in an out of the way closet. I think the draft sensor route is the way to go. This way I can...
11-17-16, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By JackSammy

Pilot Dane, thanks for the suggestion. I did some...

Pilot Dane, thanks for the suggestion. I did some research and a draft sensor can work. A few questions:

1. It appears that the draft sensors I have seen are 24v. I assume I would need an inline...
11-16-16, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By JackSammy

Radon Remediation Fan Status Sensor

Thank you in advance for sharing your ideas and expertise. I recently had to change my 12 year old Fantech radon remediation fan. Fortunately, I believe it was only a short period of time during...
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