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07-10-20, 09:58 AM
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Posted By destruct05

Mine is brand new and has good slope. But I agree...

Mine is brand new and has good slope. But I agree dirt can easily accumulate in there.

Just wondering where my cap is rated for the expected water-flow... If I screw it in, and it can not handle...
07-10-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By destruct05

I was wondering about sizing. The downspout is...

I was wondering about sizing.
The downspout is 3x4, connecting to a 4" round underground PVC. I am assuming this should work from a flow perspective?
I believe a 4" pipe can do 81 GPM
A 3x4 gutter...
07-10-20, 04:41 AM
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Posted By destruct05

It is part of an underground drain from gutter. ...

It is part of an underground drain from gutter.
Part is similar to this:...
07-09-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By destruct05

Pop up drain emitter dislodges - need to be glued?

I just got a new pop up drain installed. When it rains, the pop up drain emitter (green part) comes out of the PVC elbow. Just the emitter need ot be glued, or screwed from inside?
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Views: 171
Posted By destruct05

i.e. will something like this do the job? ...

i.e. will something like this do the job?
https://www.amazon.com/Anemometer-Velocity-Measurement-Thermometer-Windsurfing/dp/B01JOTJMU6/ref=sr_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=Anemometer&qid=1591874921&sr=8-7
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By destruct05

Cheap airflow meter

I like to measure, mostly compare before after airflow from ducts. What flow meter type should I be looking for (possibly on ebay) for some basic DIY usage?
06-08-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By destruct05

I do have some sort of whole house surge...

I do have some sort of whole house surge protector. Not sure how effective compared to some other models I saw....
06-06-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By destruct05

btw. I believe what I use currently is this: ...

btw. I believe what I use currently is this:
https://www.gatecrafters.com/product_detail_21224.aspx

But it is old, and has only 90 joules rating.
06-06-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By destruct05

Is there any "code" consideration when plugging...

Is there any "code" consideration when plugging in both dryer and washer into the surge strip and use only one plug into the GFCI? Also, considering that the laundry outlet is 20A. Granted, I have...
06-06-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By destruct05

Opinion on surge protector for washer/dryer

I have currently 2 cheap old inline surge protectors for washer/dryer. One each plugged inline from GFCI outlet.
Just wondering if people use surge protectors for washer and dryers. And if so what...
06-01-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By destruct05

How stable is a box mounted with clips? Also,...

How stable is a box mounted with clips? Also, using a single gang box, is there enough clearance for a receptacle such GFCI?

@Zorfdt I am jealous about all the handy products that are available in...
06-01-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By destruct05

Old work/retrofit electrical metal boxes

Just wondering what products people use to retrofit electrical outlets (metal - conduit)
I have used this product a coupe of tiems:...
05-30-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By destruct05

Yes, also is a powder room a bathroom complexity....

Yes, also is a powder room a bathroom complexity.
The laundry room has a dedicated 20 amp for the washer and dryer. Technically, since powder room is viewed a bathroom I have a bit a challenge. But...
05-30-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By destruct05

Let me try to illustrate. So far, I wired up from...

Let me try to illustrate. So far, I wired up from GFCI Load hot to new outlet. So I could feed a neutral from GFCI along side and use this as the neutral of the new outlet.

BTW. C gets line from B...
05-30-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By destruct05

Regarding: "You could then put the existing...

Regarding:
"You could then put the existing LINE wires on the LOAD and feed current GFCI from THE LOAD."
Not sure that I follow.

If I stuck to plan A, can I feed two neutrals in one conduit? One...
05-30-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By destruct05

Thanks. At this point it will be easier for me to...

Thanks. At this point it will be easier for me to switch load wire over to line and wire a new GFCI at the new outlet location.
05-30-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By destruct05

I wired up as outlined - having an issue. ...

I wired up as outlined - having an issue.

The GFCI trips as soon as I plug in any load to the new outlet. I used a wring tester plug, and all seems fine.
Just wondering.... I wired the hot from...
05-26-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By destruct05

Great. I am below standard fill for 14 AWG in...

Great. I am below standard fill for 14 AWG in 1/2" EMT.

I know there is Table 314.16(A). But not sure. how to count. I have two switches in there. 1 light toggle and one timer for fan. The box is...
05-26-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By destruct05

Can I feed GFCI return though same conduit as feed?

I like to reuse a GFCI that is in a dedicated box for a newly added electrical box. That new box is wired thought an other box.

A.) New electrical box with outlet
B.) existing light switch box...
05-23-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By destruct05

Yes, but I thought for some short runs flex...

Yes, but I thought for some short runs flex conduit is ok. In any case I could do regular conduit. i.e. I can install second outlet just below with some short conduit without opening wall beyond...
05-23-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By destruct05

Adding electrical outlet in laundry room - taking power from powder room help

I am planning on adding an electrical outlet in the laundry room for a rechargeable vacuum that I wall mounted.
There is not outlet on that side of the laundry room - just on the side where washer...
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Views: 371
Posted By destruct05

Who woudl have thought that the 3/4 Hp is cheaper...

Who woudl have thought that the 3/4 Hp is cheaper than 1/2 Hp of a popular brand.
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By destruct05

Maybe I can cave in and DIY. So, I woudl need...

Maybe I can cave in and DIY.
So, I woudl need some standard concrete patching for ding and smooth out front (especially at bottom):...
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By destruct05

Actually harder than I thought to find a...

Actually harder than I thought to find a contractor. They either don't to this work, or have minimums.
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By destruct05

Thanks. Just found a company with your keywords....

Thanks. Just found a company with your keywords. I have to add this is a town home and I have limited design options. Might need to keep it neutral grey.

I need to measure clearance. But I like to...
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