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02-08-06, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Automaton

This is one of my specialties. I have faced this...

This is one of my specialties. I have faced this situation many times. First off, CAT6 is a bit extreme for residential use, however, it never hurts to install the highest grade telecommunications...
01-28-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Automaton

I already replaced the faucet all together. It...

I already replaced the faucet all together. It did it before and after replacement of the faucet. Would it be a pressure related issue?
01-28-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Automaton

Noise from Pipe Clanking

When I use the Hot Water in my bathroom sink the pipes rattle and make a gawd awful sound that makes my dogs run. What would this be caused from and how would one rectify it?

Thanks in advance
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By Automaton

How to vent basement laundry basin

I just had my old granite laundry basin give out on me and I need to replace it with a new Plastic one. The original owner has a series of PVC pipes running from the bottom of the existing basin to...
01-24-06, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,812
Posted By Automaton

aye! you should see my home insurance here in...

aye! you should see my home insurance here in detroit! That would be a good deal.
01-24-06, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By Automaton

Yep I am in detroit. I knew we had amendments...

Yep I am in detroit. I knew we had amendments here. Thanks for the input. Your information is most beneficial.
01-23-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 55,727
Posted By Automaton

Valid point. I know theres been a few times...

Valid point. I know theres been a few times where they dont come out so easy and you start getting all sweaty which doesnt help matters. I have not had problems with the tilt out procedure, but...
01-23-06, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,812
Posted By Automaton

I am familiar with Farmington MI. I am not too...

I am familiar with Farmington MI. I am not too far away from there My house is a 1910 house and I have been upgrading my electric for awhile too. I run into alot of situations that are not as easy...
01-23-06, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,776
Posted By Automaton

That was a great explanation

That was a great explanation
01-23-06, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 55,727
Posted By Automaton

Here in Michigan it is permitted for Electrician...

Here in Michigan it is permitted for Electrician or Homeowner to take out meter. Typically one would just open the case and tilt out the meter. but be careful as heck! You probably will need a new...
01-23-06, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,776
Posted By Automaton

What if they dont ground the Main Panel but just...

What if they dont ground the Main Panel but just use Neutral and two hots? I just saw this at a house... another non professional installation apparently.
01-23-06, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Automaton

Thats actually why i posted this message. I...

Thats actually why i posted this message. I wanted to make sure I was justified to tell them to have that fixed free of charge from the G.C.
01-23-06, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Automaton

I agree. I am a Journeyman and I was amazed that...

I agree. I am a Journeyman and I was amazed that this even transpired. What is most dreadful about it is they are my personal friends. I wish I went over there and saw that before they completed...
01-22-06, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By Automaton

I am curious if this Grey Romex is Outdoor UV...

I am curious if this Grey Romex is Outdoor UV cable probably sized for a Spa. Kind of sounded like it by one of the comments. The only point I am making is, better safe then sorry around water. I...
01-22-06, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Automaton

Umm, its inside the shower not more then a foot...

Umm, its inside the shower not more then a foot from the shower sprayer. Its merely a regular light switch no weatherproof anything and its not part of the showers UL. Just imagine you get into the...
01-22-06, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Automaton

Oh and its not grounded either btw

Oh and its not grounded either btw
01-22-06, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Automaton

Wink Switch in Shower!?

Is it against code to have a Light Switch in a Shower about 1 1/2 feet from the water knobs??

:eek:

Seriously, someone (gen contractor) did my friends bathroom remodel. They used all the...
01-22-06, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By Automaton

Yes this is primarily if a panel is replaced but...

Yes this is primarily if a panel is replaced but no wiring is touched. I was also curious if someone added say 1 receptacle on its own circuit but not the rest if this would automatically force you...
01-22-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By Automaton

:alarm: :alarm: :alarm: Just think about it...

:alarm: :alarm: :alarm:
Just think about it like this. Is it better to pay $1000 or save a $1000 and pay for a funeral. Water and Electric is not a match made in heaven... But it will send you...
01-20-06, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By Automaton

Arc Fault Code for old circuits

Does anyone know what the code is for arc fault detection in bedrooms? If someone is upgrading a circuit panel board are you required to install an arc fault on a circuit that may be wired for more...
01-19-06, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,067
Posted By Automaton

Nope, Usually the Meter/Panel Replacement is done...

Nope, Usually the Meter/Panel Replacement is done with live wires. Super Dangerous. But you should give some more details. Is the Meter connected to a pipe going in to the ground, or is it...
01-19-06, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By Automaton

I second that. You have to take all the...

I second that. You have to take all the following in consideration:

-New MeterBox if it is not a 200 Amp MeterBox. In MI Burial Lines are typically 200 Amp, Aerial MeterBox will need to be...
01-16-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,410
Posted By Automaton

True indeed. I forget that you must touch upon...

True indeed. I forget that you must touch upon every detail like that. Thanks for making that clear.
01-16-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By Automaton

True, nobody asked that one yet! Check the...

True, nobody asked that one yet! Check the bulb... I have seen alot of people connect the GFCI to switch wrong, so make sure you have that one right too. Why does the line come from garage? Maybe...
01-16-06, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,543
Posted By Automaton

I always use 20 Amp Breakers, 20 Amp Receptacles,...

I always use 20 Amp Breakers, 20 Amp Receptacles, and 12/2 with Ground now. I spend a little extra for the higher density Carlon Blue Plastic box and always try to get the one with extra depth to...
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