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04-21-16, 06:02 PM
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Thank you all for the info, by the way. It's a...

Thank you all for the info, by the way. It's a relief.
04-21-16, 05:53 PM
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Posted By toecheese

Nope, it's copper wiring.

Nope, it's copper wiring.
04-21-16, 05:31 PM
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Posted By toecheese

The one I found is the circuit with the...

The one I found is the circuit with the washer/dryer on one side of the wall, and the refrigerator on the other. House was built in 1966.
04-21-16, 04:36 PM
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Posted By toecheese

Shared neutral in home

I discovered while installing a GFCI that the outlet had a shared neutral--meaning if I pulled the neutral, two outlets on that 110v circuit would both get 220v. I asked an electrician and he said...
04-17-16, 02:30 PM
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Posted By toecheese

OK, thanks all. I'll call in an electrician.

OK, thanks all. I'll call in an electrician.
04-14-16, 05:07 PM
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Posted By toecheese

240v line and grounding for pool

I have an outdoor pool pump system that is fed by a 240V conduit with two hot black wires and a white (I presume this is a neutral and not ground). The conduit itself is plastic, so it isn't...
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Posted By toecheese

Thanks for the replies. The wood is Hallmark...

Thanks for the replies. The wood is Hallmark hickory engineered, the installer says his nosings are hickory as well.

The manufacturer says their wood has 9 UV coatings with (2 of Aluminum...
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Installer made his own stair nosings instead of factory pieces--need advice

We just had hardwood floors installed and we found out after the fact that instead of using the matching stair nosings from the hardwood floor manufacturer, the installer stained and installed his...
12-17-10, 12:13 AM
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Posted By toecheese

Yes. Could they have simply overloaded...

Yes. Could they have simply overloaded something?






No, I can't reset the GFCIs. But I read that newer GFCIs do not reset if there is no current.
12-16-10, 10:36 PM
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Posted By toecheese

mystery circuit fault

We're having new floors put in and today suddenly two breakers blew while the workmen were here. I can't reset either breaker.

One outlet is a standard 2-wire GFCI outlet, when I removed the...
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Engineered hickory. 3/4 thick with a 4 mm wear...

Engineered hickory. 3/4 thick with a 4 mm wear layer. Not sure how they do the nosings, are those engineered too or are they solid?
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Posted By toecheese

hardwood stairs: do nosings crack?

We're having hardwood floors installed and are debating between doing the stairs as treads (single piece of wood) or using the same wood pieces as the floors, with nosings. Treads are more expensive...
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Posted By toecheese

Oops, I missed this message when I just replied...

Oops, I missed this message when I just replied to Hardwood Guy. I've got two rooms on a wooden subfloor (it's a raised living room and office, above a garage) and one ground floor that's concrete...
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Posted By toecheese

Thanks for the info, that's very helpful. Do you...

Thanks for the info, that's very helpful. Do you think that there's any real benefit to solid wood over engineered? Sounds like even with solid wood, refinishing is limited to a few mm anyway...
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Posted By toecheese

no, it has a simple on/off switch. That's why...

no, it has a simple on/off switch. That's why I'm stumped.
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Posted By toecheese

Engineered or hardwood debate

We're looking to install hardwood floors. I'm partial to real hardwood but my wife prefers engineered because there's more to choose from. I live in a dry climate (L.A.) and a subfloor is not an...
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Posted By toecheese

CFL bulbs making fixture flicker

I have CFL bulbs installed in a 3-bulb ceiling lamp. The bulbs flicker intermittently, just a momentary slight dim once every 20-30 seconds or so. No discernible pattern to it. All the bulbs...
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