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10-09-19, 08:22 AM
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I see posting a link to a photo in my Google...

I see posting a link to a photo in my Google Photos account did not work. I got the photo saved to my hard drive and have now uploaded it to the forum. See below:

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10-08-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By dderolph

what are these things?

I have an arbor vitae that has many of these https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipOByqw_2n10EZe3WpB1xnvTd-Zi2yUmScrizHV_
Forum: Water Heaters
09-19-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By dderolph

Well, I've had a chance to try once more to start...

Well, I've had a chance to try once more to start the water heater burner. No luck!
09-19-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By dderolph

choice of new wall heater for bathroom

I want to install a wall heater in a bathroom. This would be a new installation since the bathroom has never had a wall heater. The bathroom is only about 50 sq. ft. Therefore, I guess a 120V heater...
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Views: 162
Posted By dderolph

OK, so, if I turned the smooth side outward on...

OK, so, if I turned the smooth side outward on the corner where these boards will be installed, I should replace some other corner trim (where rough side faces outward) so that it has the same...
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Views: 162
Posted By dderolph

which side of cedar board to turn outward for corner trim

I need to replace two corner trim boards that have deteriorated due to age and exposure to weather. I bought two cedar boards (see...
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Views: 178
Posted By dderolph

I see I identified the product incorrectly. The...

I see I identified the product incorrectly. The product I bought is a different brand but it's still PVC board. So, I guess the same issue regarding expansion and contraction applies. The product I...
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Views: 178
Posted By dderolph

Well, changing to a lighter color might not be an...

Well, changing to a lighter color might not be an option. I live in one side of a duplex (I own my side, the neighbor owns his) and the original exterior color scheme (trim, gutters/downspouts,...
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Views: 178
Posted By dderolph

did I make wrong choice of paint for AZEK Trim Board (PVC Board)

I recently bought a AZEK Trim Board PVC Board like the one shown at https://www.lowes.com/pd/AZEK-Actual-0-75-in-x-9-25-in-x-8-ft-Trim-Board-PVC-Board/1000511163 Later, I bought some paint to put...
Forum: Water Heaters
09-08-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By dderolph

I tested the furnace. It is operating normally. ...

I tested the furnace. It is operating normally. I'm not in that house everyday. I'll report back later this week after I've had a chance to try starting the water heater.
Forum: Water Heaters
09-04-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By dderolph

Gas water heater stopped working

My son owns a rental property in Columbus (Ohio) , The gas got turned off by the gas company A man from the gas company came out yesterday to turn it back on. This involved him going into the...
09-04-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By dderolph

strange debris on floor under below window

I am attaching 2 photos that shows some unusual debris that we recently discovered on the hardwood floor of a bedroom on the second floor of a rental property in Columbus, Ohio. The house has been...
08-28-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By dderolph

ibpooks, now that you've mentioned it, labeling...

ibpooks, now that you've mentioned it, labeling the laundry area - what I sometimes call the utility room since it has the furnace and water heater in it, along with the washer and dryer and an...
08-28-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By dderolph

Sloppy labeling of ciruits on door of main panel.

I think this is not at all uncommon. When electricians install main control boxes in new homes, they sometimes do a sloppy job of labeling the purpose of each breaker on the inside of the door to...
08-27-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

Well, I decided to go ahead and put the two...

Well, I decided to go ahead and put the two pendant lights on the same circuit as the refrigerator after reading some comments on the web about the amperage needed for refrigerators and for lights...
08-27-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

I think that is correct, joed. This circuit has...

I think that is correct, joed. This circuit has only one outlet, which is for the refrigerator. The kitchen has other outlets that can be used for small appliances; all those outlets are on a...
08-27-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

What would be the reasoning behind that?

What would be the reasoning behind that?
08-25-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

Well, trying to identify 15 amp wires and 20 amp...

Well, trying to identify 15 amp wires and 20 amp wires becomes confusing again due to the situation in my attic. In other words, once the 7 wires enter the attic, tracing them is a bit of a...
08-25-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

I already have #14 wiring (what I bought for the...

I already have #14 wiring (what I bought for the new lights). So, to use my #`14 wiring - can't be returned since I've already cut it - and comply with the usual code, I'll need to identify a wire...
08-25-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

As I continue thinking about this, I have been...

As I continue thinking about this, I have been thinking I need to tap into a line coming from the main circuit box before the line has reached any other device (outlet, light, switch,etc.). While...
08-24-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By dderolph

Hi pugsl. When I went to the hardware today to...

Hi pugsl. When I went to the hardware today to buy another box, this issue (of a cover) was raised by a guy working there. He asked whether I wanted/needed a cover for the box. Since the attic has...
08-24-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

I'm trying to post the images.

I'm trying to post the images.
08-24-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

OK, I removed the cover plate on the 3-switch...

OK, I removed the cover plate on the 3-switch panel shown in one of the photos and I see that a black and white wire is connected to the middle switch (controls an outlet) and the right switch...
08-24-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By dderolph

I'm confused about splicing a line to add more lighting

I guess my understanding of electrical circuits is quite deficient. I installed two pendant lights, from the attic, and have them wired to a new switch, The new switch has the cable from the light...
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