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Does the foam's density matter in regards to...

Does the foam's density matter in regards to helping stop the squeaking? Sounds like a higher density foam might give the tub a bit more support, but I'm not really that knowledgeable when it comes...
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How to Fix a Creaking Acrylic Tub?

I've got an acrylic tub that creaks when being used. It obviously wasn't installed properly (ie: on a mortar bed), but I don't have any access to underneath it except for a small seam along the front...
06-25-17, 06:47 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

I watched a video and figured out how to test the...

I watched a video and figured out how to test the wires to find the common. So I got the SPST switch wired up to where it can now turn on and off the light...woohoo!

But something doesn't seem to...
06-25-17, 05:57 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

I don't have any way to visually see which wire...

I don't have any way to visually see which wire is powering the light. What's the easiest way to test which wire is the common wire?

I've never struggled this much with basic electrical stuff, so...
06-25-17, 04:57 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

Picked up the new, basic 3-way switch (SPST) and...

Picked up the new, basic 3-way switch (SPST) and tried wiring it up. The light goes on, but the new SPST still does not turn it on or off. It only goes on/off/dims via the SPDT.

So I started...
06-25-17, 03:06 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

Roger that. Thanks for the direction.

Roger that. Thanks for the direction.
06-25-17, 08:13 AM
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Posted By The Gootz

Will either of these rocker switches work: ...

Will either of these rocker switches work:

Eaton 15 Amp 120-277-Volt Heavy-Duty Grade 3-Way Decorator Lighted Rocker Switch with Back and Push Wire, White-7513W-BOX - The Home Depot...
06-24-17, 08:37 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

I have one SPDT, Feit Electric Model # 72304 and...

I have one SPDT, Feit Electric Model # 72304 and what I thought was an SPST, Lightolier ZPR-3. Here's a link to the Lightolier:
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06-24-17, 07:56 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

Why not? What do I need in order to make this...

Why not? What do I need in order to make this work?
06-24-17, 07:15 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

These switches DO operate the same light. The...

These switches DO operate the same light. The 3-way dims, turns the light on and off. The single pole switch SHOULD turn the light on and off, but does not. It's a simple rocker switch.

Back...
06-24-17, 05:53 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

3 way switch working, but not the single pole - Need HELP!

I cannot figure out why my single pole switch is working, but the 3-way switch is. Can you tell by looking at these pictures if I need to switch around the wiring?

I do have a multimeter, but I...
01-27-16, 12:10 AM
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Posted By The Gootz

Glad I asked. i will pick up the 20A breaker when...

Glad I asked. i will pick up the 20A breaker when I pick up the 10/3 wire, so if I ever want to upgrade the outlet to 30A it's an easy swap.

Thanks again!
01-26-16, 11:48 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

Let's just say that I like to weigh all of my...

Let's just say that I like to weigh all of my options. Thank you to those who chimed in and explained the intricacies to my electro-lame brain. Like I said, I am going to be running 10/3 from the box...
01-26-16, 11:18 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

Thanks to all who chimed in. I ran into my...

Thanks to all who chimed in. I ran into my neighbor who is a commercial/industrial electrician and he took a look at the circuit board and thinks it would be best to just run a 10/3 from the box to...
01-25-16, 10:08 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

What if I'm only running 240 off the outlet?

What if I'm only running 240 off the outlet?
01-24-16, 11:01 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

The NEMA L14-20 is not required, it was just what...

The NEMA L14-20 is not required, it was just what was suggested by a fellow Volt owner who has this charger setup. The charger will only be used at 240V on this plug.

Long story short, I modified...
01-24-16, 02:26 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

Can you help me understand why? If it's just a...

Can you help me understand why? If it's just a neutral wire, what happens if you run something off of the plug without it?

Is there a 240 outlet out there that would be compatible with the 2 wire...
01-24-16, 01:40 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

So essentially I cannot use the 2 wire line I...

So essentially I cannot use the 2 wire line I have already run from the breaker box to the location in the garage? I have to run a new 3 wire line from the breaker box?

There's no getting around...
01-24-16, 01:25 PM
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Posted By The Gootz

NEMA L14-20 Outlet Wiring Question

I have a 30A circuit powering a wall heater in my garage. I never use the wall heater, so I wanted to convert it into a 240V outlet to charge my Chevy Volt. The problem is it's only 3 wire, not 4, so...
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Posted By The Gootz

Water Pooling Problem On Roof Near Drainage Area

I have a flat roof that is pitched towards one corner for drainage. Apparently the debris on the roof had built up around the screen preventing the water from properly draining for some time (maybe...
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Posted By The Gootz

Sorry to hear you are facing this type of an...

Sorry to hear you are facing this type of an issue. I have regrettably never done anything to fireplace. Truly fixing it properly by rebricking it was just too time consuming to do ourselves and...
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Posted By The Gootz

That sounds like a solid suggestion. Maybe even...

That sounds like a solid suggestion. Maybe even once every few months to be on the safe side. I wish I had just got the Henrys at this point. :(
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Posted By The Gootz

Those tiles are on the parapet, so it's raised...

Those tiles are on the parapet, so it's raised above where the rain drains down. I am worried about the mortar cracking where the nails were driven through the tiles to secure them to the roof. ...
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Posted By The Gootz

Hey Gunguy! I know I've asked questions on here...

Hey Gunguy! I know I've asked questions on here before and you've always jumped in and tried to help, so thanks. No worries, I just wanted to make sure I went into this eyes wide open.

Here's a...
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Posted By The Gootz

I figured between all of the knowledgeable people...

I figured between all of the knowledgeable people on here somebody would know. Yes, the water will not be affected by the tiles as the pitch of the roof has it draining in other locations.

I went...
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