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Well pump high-pitched whistling sound

I have a jet pump, a well that is 220 feet deep, dug in '65, diameter 1 3/4". The pump dates to at least 97 (sorry, I have seen an install tag on it, but can not go into the crawl space at the moment...
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GE Dishwasher Motor repair

Yesterday when starting my dishwasher, a GE Profile PDW8200N00WW, the motor was making a loud, unusual sound, almost like something was in the path of the fan blade. I pulled off the bottom panel and...
11-03-08, 12:04 PM
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NM-B ok under vented soffit?

I am installing an eave-mounted floodlight. Wire comes through top plate in shed wall and down a few inches to the box, mounted on the soffit. All wire is protected from direct weather and sunlight,...
10-31-08, 12:26 PM
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Tying in multiple #12 ground wires

I am installing 3 single-pole switches that will each control a light fixture (2 shop lights and one flood light). These will all get their power from one #12 line coming into the box, connected with...
08-22-08, 01:25 PM
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Is this the right DPST switch?

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh224/3furrykids/DSC00346.jpg

I got this from my local electrical supply...I explained my setup as above, this is what they gave me. Just want to make sure.
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08-15-08, 10:17 AM
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OK, as I plan this out on paper I have a few more...

OK, as I plan this out on paper I have a few more questions as they relate to multi-wire circuits...

Circuit 1 will have 1 gfci outlet, 2 florescent fixtures switch-controlled, 1 exterior flood...
08-14-08, 12:45 PM
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sidecutter, how do I access the archives?

sidecutter, how do I access the archives?
08-14-08, 11:21 AM
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I will use #10/3. Considering I was about to run...

I will use #10/3. Considering I was about to run #6 and a sub-panel, it actually made my day getting quoted the price on #10!

Do I still extend #12 from the junction box for the two circuits, even...
08-14-08, 09:04 AM
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Thanks for the replies. I wanted to read up on...

Thanks for the replies. I wanted to read up on multi-wire circuits before I asked more questions.

In the panel: I understand it's important to have each leg be connected to opposing bus bars....
08-13-08, 06:25 AM
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Protecting UF-B above grade

I will be burying UF-B between my house and shed to install a sub panel in the shed. It will come out of the ground at the foundation of the house and rise about a foot before it enters the crawl...
05-12-08, 03:47 PM
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I have no intention of touching that line myself,...

I have no intention of touching that line myself, but I'm trying to get an idea if an electrician would splice the line near the point of the header, to reroute it, or if it would require replacing...
05-12-08, 10:21 AM
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Electrical feed in way of porch addition

Hi,
The main wire (#2 aluminum I think) between my outside meter and service panel runs along the top of two exterior walls, the side and back, just below the roof line. I am planning to add a porch...
05-07-08, 12:02 PM
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Thanks Ken, I wasn't sure if notching was...

Thanks Ken, I wasn't sure if notching was appropriate, sounds good. Should the jack stud be perpendicular to the house framing studs, to completely support the header? What do I do if I find that...
05-07-08, 06:37 AM
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Tying a porch header into house framing

I am building a porch over my deck that will be tying into the house. The porch headers will be double 2x10s, supported along the deck by 4x4 posts. Where the header meets the house, it will tie in...
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Larry, Thanks for the reply. I am fairly...

Larry,
Thanks for the reply. I am fairly certain that the deck foundation is solid, but I'll be submitting plans to the county and will follow their guidelines and recommendations.
A few people...
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Converting deck to screened porch

I am planning to convert my deck into a screened porch. I have posted preliminary plans here:

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh224/3furrykids/porch/porchexport.jpg

The support posts will...
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Cecilt, I used the Deckmaster system w/ my...

Cecilt,
I used the Deckmaster system w/ my install of the Timbertech Twin Finish planks in 2004 and it is holding up fine. In addition to having someone up top to control spaces, it will also be...
04-07-08, 11:41 AM
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Posted By brian6

Tree in line with wood fence

I am installing a 5' cedar picket fence and in line with the fence is a white pine. I plan on getting posts as close as possible on each side of the tree and then cantilever the rails to meet the...
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mold control product

I'm insulating the floor joists of my crawl space with fiberglass batts. Before I install it, I am cleaning up some mold spores on the joists. The floor of the crawl space now has 6 mil poly, sealed...
01-29-08, 06:10 PM
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mold control product

I'm insulating the floor joists of my crawl space with fiberglass batts. Before I install it, I am cleaning up some mold spores on the joists. The floor of the crawl space now has 6 mil poly, sealed...
11-18-07, 08:45 AM
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Posted By brian6

dumb question...

I picked up the R-19 and the wire, now I'm installing, and I have what may be a dumb question: When putting the insulation in, kraft side up against subfloor, is it ok that nails protruding through...
11-17-07, 01:45 PM
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Posted By brian6

Thanks, I'll go with the R-19. What are tiger...

Thanks, I'll go with the R-19. What are tiger teeth?

Brian
11-16-07, 09:37 PM
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Posted By brian6

Determining correct R-value

I'm trying to determine the correct R-value to insulate my floors (crawl space ceiling). I found this chart that covers all of the counties in Maryland:
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09-11-07, 07:26 AM
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Posted By brian6

Low water pressure in kitchen only

I've experienced a dramatic loss of water pressure to my kitchen sink since we remodeled the kitchen last year. I live in a one-story house with a well, and pump is in the crawl space. Pressure to...
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Posted By brian6

Ice maker not working;Pay for service plan or individual repair?

Hi,
We have a Kenmore side by side, model 106.56662500. Just yesterday, the icemaker stopped making ice. We noticed that the ice mold is not filling with water, although the water will still flow at...
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