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Extending wireless network question

I have a 2 story house with a Linksys E1200 on the main floor. I am finding that down in my basement I do not get a good signal. I want to add another wireless device so I get coverage down there. I...
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Posted By wags1970

Radiant heat: cold spots in zone ?

Had a new home built in 2012. It's a ranch with a full basement. We went with hydronic radiant heat (fueled by a propane boiler) using the "warmboard" product for the main floor. This is the product...
04-04-16, 12:14 PM
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Posted By wags1970

thanks. one more question. do I need to use...

thanks. one more question. do I need to use armored cable, and if so, does it need to be armored the whole length from the sub panel right to the water heater? Or could I run regular 10/3 from the...
04-04-16, 08:37 AM
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Posted By wags1970

it's a 100amp circuit breaker over to the sub...

it's a 100amp circuit breaker over to the sub panel. So I'm hoping I can just use that rather than have to add another sub panel.
04-04-16, 07:51 AM
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Posted By wags1970

electric water heater and sub-panel question

I've got a 200amp main panel in my basement that only has a single pole free slot. However, I have a 100amp sub panel in the garage that has only a couple of circuits on it (20 amps). I need to add...
01-22-16, 12:15 PM
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Posted By wags1970

your directions worked perfect! I have the fan...

your directions worked perfect! I have the fan installed and working. Thanks very much for taking the time to direct me along. Appreciated
01-20-16, 10:27 AM
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Posted By wags1970

ok, having an issue with wiring at the actual...

ok, having an issue with wiring at the actual exhaust fan/light unit now. I must have something done wrong. This end has 2 plugs. One plug is for the light and it consists of a blue wire, white wire,...
01-17-16, 05:56 PM
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Posted By wags1970

thank you very much!!! I'll give it a shot!

thank you very much!!! I'll give it a shot!
01-17-16, 07:21 AM
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Posted By wags1970

wiring help with switching to exhaust fan timer switch

I'm replacing my bathroom exhaust fan/light combination. Currently the light is operated on one switch, while the fan is operated by a separate toggle switch. I want to replace the fans toggle switch...
11-21-15, 06:06 PM
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Posted By wags1970

thanks for the replies. I'm confused on some...

thanks for the replies. I'm confused on some things:

"Good luck in finding an electrician that will allow you to supply the wire and pull it through the conduit to the connection points. Most...
11-21-15, 12:12 PM
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Posted By wags1970

standby generator install...some questions

I want to install a standby generator at my house. It will be one of those Generac 16k units, LP fueled. I had arranged for an electrician to come out
and do the work, and he was a no show. I have...
08-23-15, 10:25 AM
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Posted By wags1970

thanks guys for all the feedback and ideas. One...

thanks guys for all the feedback and ideas. One last question. My main fridge, its recessed into a very tight fitting cabinet space. Its a pain to drag it out. The receptacle is behind it of course....
08-22-15, 05:53 PM
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Posted By wags1970

they tried prying, between the two of them, that...

they tried prying, between the two of them, that didn't work. so they resorted to taking their pry bars and smashing down repeatedly on the cover. I cringed when I heard it, but they said it was ok...
08-22-15, 05:46 PM
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Posted By wags1970

thanks guys. I have not purchased the generator...

thanks guys. I have not purchased the generator yet so I can't answer the question about the receptacles. But the one's I have been looking at typically have 4 normal circuits to plug into aside from...
08-22-15, 04:15 PM
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Posted By wags1970

portable generator----connection setup question

I will be purchasing a portable generator this fall. It's intent is to keep 2 refrigerators and a freezer running during any outages. All 3 appliances are located in the house. The house has an...
08-22-15, 03:37 PM
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Posted By wags1970

the owner of the septic company that pumped the...

the owner of the septic company that pumped the tank were the ones that told me that methane gas caused the tapered covers to seal. she indicated they are having all kinds of issues getting the...
08-22-15, 12:04 PM
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Posted By wags1970

I've attempted to attach some pics. hopefully...

I've attempted to attach some pics. hopefully they come through. there is no way I can put a cover back into this without some type of repair. I called the septic company that pumped it and they...
08-21-15, 06:15 PM
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Posted By wags1970

How many people in the home? How much laundry,...

How many people in the home? How much laundry, water, etc you using..
4 people in the house. Quite a bit amount of laundry and water use, I would say.

Did you watch them pump it?

What did...
08-21-15, 10:18 AM
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Posted By wags1970

also, because the guys had to bust the cover to...

also, because the guys had to bust the cover to get it off the tank, they also damaged some of the concrete on the tapered part of the tank itself. so our new cover doesn't fit tightly in there. is...
08-21-15, 08:59 AM
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Posted By wags1970

thanks for all the replies. to answer a question,...

thanks for all the replies. to answer a question, all my other homes were older ones with the old style tanks, I never had to do anything to them other than have it pumped. there were no filters. I...
08-20-15, 05:55 PM
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Posted By wags1970

septic tank filter- ok to remove??

We built a new home a couple of years ago, and ran into an issue today where we had to have the tank serviced and it was found that there is a filter at the outlet that was clogged. The septic guy...
04-26-15, 06:47 PM
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Posted By wags1970

the main panel has a 200amp breaker. I can't tell...

the main panel has a 200amp breaker. I can't tell the gauge of the cable, but its quite thick. There are 3 big cables plus a ground wire coming out of the cable into the subpanel. 2 go to the main...
04-26-15, 04:58 PM
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Posted By wags1970

the sub panel in the garage is a 100amp panel....

the sub panel in the garage is a 100amp panel. The main panel in the house is a 200 amp panel. They connect via a cable feed. The garage is attached to the house so the feed is one of those heavy...
04-26-15, 02:38 PM
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Posted By wags1970

no, the outdoor light is NOT on the LR receptacle...

no, the outdoor light is NOT on the LR receptacle breaker, which is why I am puzzled it tripped. The outside light is off its own circuit on the sub-panel.

I checked that the ground was not...
04-26-15, 12:44 PM
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Posted By wags1970

they are definitely related, because as soon as...

they are definitely related, because as soon as the new motion light was turned on, the breaker for the LR outlets on the main panel was tripped. We tested it multiple times with the same results.
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