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  1. Thread: tracing circuits

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    Sorry for any delay in response, we are not as...

    Sorry for any delay in response, we are not as active on this board anymore (see bottom of post for new board). Hope you resolved your issue, but just in case, here goes...

    Pull/tug wont work...
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    A true 90 degree corner in a house is a fantasy.....

    A true 90 degree corner in a house is a fantasy.. It doesn't exist. You will need to measure it.. It could be 93 degrees or 85 or such. Mitered joints are unforgiving when they are off by even a...
  3. Thread: what to charge ??

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    I just ran your IP address and you appear to be...

    I just ran your IP address and you appear to be in Ontario, Canada.. Is this correct?
    This makes a big difference. Also, if this is a commercial type building and not a house/stick built...
  4. Thread: Wood stove

    by Mr T
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    it could be to keep a minimum distance from...

    it could be to keep a minimum distance from combustibles. If it's removed and something falls against it it could start a fire. You would need to find a manual for this stove. It will specify if...
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    A flat gutter will still drain. Unobstructed...

    A flat gutter will still drain. Unobstructed water will level itself. Unless the downspout connector is higher then another part of the gutter it shouldnt overflow. If you have alot of stuff like...
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    A non contact tester does not rely on a complete...

    A non contact tester does not rely on a complete circuit to indicate. If the circuit is strong and there's no interference in the way, they can detect electricity a foot away from the circuit. ...
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    Make sure the tanks are filling to the proper...

    Make sure the tanks are filling to the proper levels. (look for a factory placed fill line in the tank) Make sure your flapper is opening correctly and far enough to drain the tank quickly.

    Check...
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    Was there a temp rating on the wire you pulled...

    Was there a temp rating on the wire you pulled out? Was it a cloth type insulation? Unless its out of the high heat area it probably needs to be high temp wire. If someone added the wire in the...
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    Smoke rises, you want the detectors up high, but...

    Smoke rises, you want the detectors up high, but you need to avoid dead air zones. (near wall/ceiling corners and the peaks of vaulted ceilings.)

    Mounting it low would add delay if smoke entered...
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    Noncontact voltage testers are known to false...

    Noncontact voltage testers are known to false positive.
    If that wire runs close to another live wire it can pick up enough signal from it to be detected. Non contacts are good for quick tests,...
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    usually not for something small like a single...

    usually not for something small like a single outlet. If you live in a strict county that has restrictions on who can do electrical work you are probably safe.. You can call your code office to...
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    Unless you measure the same way they do, your...

    Unless you measure the same way they do, your results will not be the same.
    Sampling every 30 seconds will not be accurate. If you have a well, you could in theory miss most of your well pump...
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    Whats above the hood? Cabinets? Can you get up...

    Whats above the hood? Cabinets?
    Can you get up above the range hood where you can jog left or right to get clearance through the wall?
    Can you get up into the ceiling? You might be able to go...
  14. Sticky: *****APPLIANCE ROOM HAS MOVED***** Please Read Before Posting Here.

    Our appliance expert had to take a break and cut back on the number of boards that he answers on. He is currently focusing on our new board, https://www.ez-forums.com/

    You are more then welcome to...
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