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06-27-12, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Mainer82

I did actually find that Leviton has 20 amp...

I did actually find that Leviton has 20 amp rocker switches after searching a bit but it's good to know that running 15 amps switches would be fine as well. All lighting uses much less that 1800...
06-27-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 28,896
Posted By Mainer82

Light switch question on a 20 amp circuit.

All of our circuits are 20 amps (that's what the breakers are rated at) and all wiring is 12awg. Our receptacles are all 20 amp tamper resistant. The light switches are 15 amp switches.

We have a...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,885
Posted By Mainer82

Bumping, hoping that there's an answer out there.

Bumping, hoping that there's an answer out there.
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Views: 2,885
Posted By Mainer82

LED light that bugs are not attracted to?

We have a CFL in our lamp outside on our covered porch, it attracts moths, insects, etc and am wondering if there's a type of LED that does not attract them? I don't like those yellow lights that you...
05-01-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 31,087
Posted By Mainer82

Hi, I thought I had posted that this was for...

Hi,

I thought I had posted that this was for a shower drain, I'm sorry for leaving that out. I don't believe anything like that is accessible as this shower is on the 2nd floor and below is is the...
05-01-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 31,087
Posted By Mainer82

I'm not sure what I p-trap is to be honest. This...

I'm not sure what I p-trap is to be honest. This product does say that it's safe for the septic system.
05-01-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 31,087
Posted By Mainer82

Clean Shot Drain Opener

I purchased Clean Shot Drain Opener...
03-08-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,073
Posted By Mainer82

Thinking about switching from Oil to Propane

We have a 2 story/2 zone 1750 sq/f house; an oil furnace with a boiler mate tank (I think it's 40 gallons). We also have a Propane range, small fireplace and dryer.

I'm considering switching to...
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Views: 2,719
Posted By Mainer82

I know you mentioned that you don't like MS...

I know you mentioned that you don't like MS Security Essentials, but from what I've found it's the best out of the rest of the free programs. AVG really bogs down your computer.
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Views: 7,330
Posted By Mainer82

Azek vs. TimberTech vs. DuraLife

I have a 20x12 deck and am going to be taking up the wood planks the previous owner had installed. The current planks are unpainted wood. I want to go with something that is very low in maintenance...
04-12-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mainer82

I checked with the lab on the bacteria report....

I checked with the lab on the bacteria report. They said that our water did not come back positive for the listed bacteria. They said if it shows <1 then that means there wasn't any bacteria in our...
04-08-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mainer82

That's what I thought but wanted to ask you guys....

That's what I thought but wanted to ask you guys.

How about this system? It sounds like it may work well. I like to do a lot of research before I buy and happened to come across this. I may end...
04-03-11, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mainer82

The pressure is in house, I don't know if that's...

The pressure is in house, I don't know if that's from the well. I'm assuming that blue pressure tank in the basement is giving it some pressure. I will have to measure the gpm once the snow melts in...
03-26-11, 09:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mainer82

lawrosa, I'm looking at your links and am...

lawrosa,

I'm looking at your links and am trying to determine what the maintenance is on these items and the cost to replace the filters. This is a lot of money for those three systems if they...
03-25-11, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mainer82

I will shock the well in a bit but with the low...

I will shock the well in a bit but with the low numbers that came back I'm not overly concerned with it.

I've been doing some research and am thinking about the Filox Catalox iron filter...
03-23-11, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mainer82

I mis-linked the info sheet. This is the correct...

I mis-linked the info sheet. This is the correct link:...
03-22-11, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mainer82

Which type of filtration system for iron or red stains?

This is our first winter in our new house that runs on a 230' deep well. During the summer we had no red specks in our water, however now that it's winter, our new toilets have brown specs in the...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,244
Posted By Mainer82

Hm, I think I'm going to patch it, I don't mind...

Hm, I think I'm going to patch it, I don't mind if it's darker or not. :) I'd rather have it fixed them have it match in color.
02-14-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By Mainer82

I will have to get our water tested; if it is...

I will have to get our water tested; if it is cust clear water rust. Can you tell me what you put together to get me started?
Replies: 2
Views: 2,244
Posted By Mainer82

How to repair concrete flake off in garage?

Ice has been building up at our garage door and freezing there, the snow is melting off cars over night and running in that direction. I should have kept up on it more. I chipped away at the ice a...
02-09-11, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By Mainer82

Whole house filter? Softener?

This is our first winter in our new house that runs on a 230' well. During the summer we had no brown specks in our water, however now that it's winter, our new toilets have brown spects in the tank...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By Mainer82

Hip style roof, do I need to shovel the snow off?

We just purchased a 6 year old house in Maine. It has a hip style roof, it is a two story house as well with a 1 story connected garage. I've been in the attic of the garage and it has many trusses...
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Views: 2,877
Posted By Mainer82

Outside grill hooked up to house propain supply line

Hi,

I wasn't sure where to place this thread, this looked like the best location.

I have a Weber grill on our rear deck; it was hooked up by a gas technician. The line runs from our tank,...
08-19-10, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,680
Posted By Mainer82

Hi, one option I was thinking about doing is...

Hi, one option I was thinking about doing is putting fiber glass over the side that has the wires (and of course this is the area that I'd like to finish off at some point) and mark where the j-boxes...
08-19-10, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,680
Posted By Mainer82

Insulating rim joists with junction boxes help

Hi, our house is 6 years old, we bought it foreclosed and someone had broken in and stripped the electrical in the basement. We had that repaired and that is working well.

Some of the electrical...
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