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  1. Comment on stanfortyman's post

    Thanks for you help Stanfortyman & tkrussell. I just saw a 15,000 volt jacob's ladder video on YouTube. I will definitely get an installer to handle this one.
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    Just to confirm so I have a clearer idea of the project when speaking with an installer:
    1) The wiring must be rated for 15,000 volts. Is 14 gauge high temperature wire (copper in the center...
  3. Repairing Exterior Neon Sign With Melted Wire

    I am in the process of rewiring an exterior neon sign. The neon sign consists of 6 separate neon tubes with a combined length of approximately 40 feet. The neon tubes are daisy chained together...
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    Plenum Height & Code

    I am doing a new furnace install. The funace is on the same floor as the ductwork. THe ductwork is a straight run of 50' (12"x8") and will be run overhead. The ceilings are 12' high. I would like...
  5. How to Test Water Line From Meter to Street Valve

    Is there a way to test the water line from the meter to the street valve to see if there's a leak? I know you can test gas lines by putting a pressure test on them, can you do the same with the...
  6. Weil McLain Boiler Shutting Off Spontaneously

    I have a Weil McLain Eg-75 steam boiler that has recently started shutting off. Here is what happens:

    The boiler will stop functioning.

    I then go down to the boiler, and the pilot light will...
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    Thanks for the quick reply. I will check Home...

    Thanks for the quick reply. I will check Home Depot for the motor and the motor capacitor.

    A description of the furnace is here:

    Design Temp Inc. Residential Heating Armstrong SX90

    8....
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    Need Blower Motor Part #

    Anyone know the part # and/or where I can buy a replacement blower motor for an Armstrong Ultra SX 90 gas furnace? Model # of furnace is GUK075 D10
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    The breaker does not latch at all. I just push...

    The breaker does not latch at all. I just push it into the on position and it does not latch and then returns to the off position. Sounds like it's the breaker, then. I will put it back the ground...
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    Service Panel not working

    I have a QO6-100RB Service Panel. I was planning on adding another circuit so I turned off the 100 amp main breaker on the outside of the building (it is in a six gang meter pack). I then added the...
  11. I have further researched this and have found...

    I have further researched this and have found part of the answer. I am now certain that I can not deduct the depreciation expense for this building in 2006 or 2007.
    According to the IRS per this...
  12. How To Claim Deduction for Rental Property Costs While It's Under Construction

    I purchased a property in May of 2006, it took 18 months to fix it up and it was not "placed in service" rented until January of 2008.

    It is my understanding that I can not claim depreciation for...
  13. In the device manager, there is no listing for...

    In the device manager, there is no listing for "Network Adapters" It goes from "Monitors" to "Ports".

    Here is exactly what I get when I type ipconfig on the command line:

    C:\Documents and...
  14. I've tried installing the drivers with the...

    I've tried installing the drivers with the network adapter in, with it out, with the network cable plugged in, I can't get the PC to recognize the connection. I think I'm SOL on this one.
    ...
  15. The computer was tested with the network card...

    The computer was tested with the network card installed.

    From the cmd prompt I typed ping 127.0.0.1

    Results:

    Pinging 127.0.0.1 with 32 bytes of data:

    Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32...
  16. I went out and bought a D-Link DFE-530TX+ Network...

    I went out and bought a D-Link DFE-530TX+ Network Adapter.

    I inserted the CD with the drivers on it and installed the drivers.

    I then turn the computer off and install the network adapter in...
  17. Network Connection No Longer Works After Power Outage

    During a large storm, the power went out and when I turned the power back on, the PC would no longer recognize the network connection. I then plugged the network connection into my laptop and the...
  18. Sapphire X1650 Pro Video Card Installation

    I am trying to install a Sapphire X1650 Pro ATI Radeon video card. I installed it in the video card slot and booted the computer up. The screen will work initially. When it goes to load the hard...
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    Radiator Pipe Steam Leak

    I originally posted this in HVAC, but was told that a plumber might be best to advise on this one.

    I have discovered a leak in an 80 year old steam radiator system. The pipe shown is 4" diameter...
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    Thanks for the replies. I agree that unscrewing...

    Thanks for the replies. I agree that unscrewing and replacing the piece would be best, but the piping is so old that unscrewing the pipe is near impossible. I will repost to plumbing to see if they...
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    Radiator Pipe Steam Leak

    I have discovered a leak in an 80 year old steam radiator system. The pipe shown is 4" diameter cast iron that holds steam. It is below the floor and there is dirt below the pipe. It leaks at the...
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    What documentation do I need if I'm paying them...

    What documentation do I need if I'm paying them cash?
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    In the future, what would I need to get from an...

    In the future, what would I need to get from an independent contractor to prove I paid them? Just a simple receipt? Do I need their full name and SSN on it?
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    Writing Off Payment To AWOL Worker

    I hired a gentleman to do some construction work, paid him $500 cash in 3 payments, he did most of the work and I can not get in touch with him (his phone # is deactivated). I only have his first...
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    Commercial Deadbolt Fix

    I made the mistake of hiring a real hack to install a commercial entry door. The frame was overtightened, so I now have to use 3 strike plates on the lower lock to get a tight fit. He also used a...
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    I will use a 40 amp breaker and the receptacle...

    I will use a 40 amp breaker and the receptacle you recommended. Thanks for the straight advice. Dealing with uninformed folks can be a real challenge. Glad you guys are here.
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    I just got back from the used appliance store and...

    I just got back from the used appliance store and the guy there said that all of his stoves are 30-amp. He says you can use a 40-amp breaker on them, this will just make the stoves brighter. Any...
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    Yes, this is for an apartment. I have not picked...

    Yes, this is for an apartment. I have not picked out the range yet, but thought 30-amp was pretty standard. I'm now thinking I should find a 40-amp range and switch the breaker to a 40-amp.

    The...
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    Making 6/3 fit in breaker

    I hired an electrician to run wire for an electric stove. He chose 6/3 with ground. The stove will require 30-amps and 220 volts. I noticed that when he connected the wires to the breaker that it...
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    I'm going to autovent the toilet and the sink. ...

    I'm going to autovent the toilet and the sink. That way I can avoid tapping into the main vent.
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    Properly Venting a Bathtub Drain

    The drain on the right is coming down from a bathtub drain. Inspector says the maximum vertical run allowed is 18". It is currently about 4' so this will need to be shortened.

    It connects to a...
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    Is it possible to vent the sink and toilet with 2...

    Is it possible to vent the sink and toilet with 2 air admittance valves instead of venting through the main stack? This would greatly simplify this job if it's possible.

    If I can do this, please...
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    My plan is to do the items that I can and hire...

    My plan is to do the items that I can and hire out the rest. It sounds like this job may fall in the "rest" category. Let me ask you this, though.

    The 1-1/2" you see that's connecting to the...
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    The vent is already over 12" above the rooftop. ...

    The vent is already over 12" above the rooftop. I think the inspector meant the 4" has to extend 12" below the roof before converting to 1-1/2".

    It's tricky because there's less than 12" between...
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    Thanks for all the help, you guys are tremendous!...

    Thanks for all the help, you guys are tremendous!

    I have cut and dry fit the replacement for this drain and vent. Just want to confirm that I've got this correct.

    Everything is 2" PVC. The 2...
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    How to Drop Roof Vent

    The inspector says that the waste vent shown here has to be dropped to a minimum of 12" from the roof. How do I do this?
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    Thanks for the specifying which transition to...

    Thanks for the specifying which transition to use. I will replace the no-hub connectors w/ the CP-44's. I'm still trying to figure out how to connect the vent from the toilet and sink into the main...
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    Replacing Bathroom Vent - What Size PVC?

    This is a vent/drain setup I'm replacing. Currently, the drain is 1.5" PVC. The vent is 2" cast iron. Do I replace the whole thing with 2" PVC? Or do I replace the drain with 1.5" PVC and the...
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    Main Stack No Hub Connectors

    2 issues here...

    1. The plumbing inspector told me that the 2 no hub connectors show here are not code. This is the main vent stack, 4" cast iron to 4" Schedule 40 PVC. What is an approved...
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    I took your comments into consideration and have...

    I took your comments into consideration and have redone the supply lines. I was told by a local plumber that the first 18" out of the tank has to be copper.

    The odds of an earthquake here are...
  41. Thanks for the replies. I just found out that...

    Thanks for the replies. I just found out that we're on the International Plumbing Code 2003 and 4 fixtures is allowed.
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    Thanks for the response. Looks like I've got...

    Thanks for the response. Looks like I've got some work to do.
  43. Maximum Number of Fixtures on 1/2" Supply Line

    What is the maximum number of fixtures allowed on a 1/2" CPVC branch supply line?

    I currently have a bathroom sink, kitchen sink, bath tub faucet, and toilet supply line for a total of 4.

    Is...
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    Hot Water Tank Connectors

    Are these 2 setups okay for hot water tanks? Just want to confirm that CPVC is allowed to be used as a connector and that the shut off valves are okay also.

    3/4" CPVC is used on one tank and 1/2"...
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    Thanks for the quick response. I agree with you,...

    Thanks for the quick response. I agree with you, but the plumbing inspector is saying it needs to be updated. What type of connectors to go from 4" cast iron to 4" PVC? Where in the 2006...
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    Reducing PVC from 4" to 3"

    This run goes from 4" cast iron to 3" PVC and back to 4" cast iron. Is it necessary to replace the 3" PVC with 4" PVC?

    If it is, please refer me to the code in the Plumber's code book that...
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    Replacing lead with PVC

    I am remodeling a commercial building that's about 80 years old. The plumbing inspector says that the lead pipes connecting the toilet, bathroom sink, and kitchen sink to an iron tee must be...
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    Thanks for the replies. The space needs to be...

    Thanks for the replies. The space needs to be built out to accommodate this guy's idea. It is currently vanilla box, meaning it has 4 white walls.

    Taking the build out and the rough location...
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    Thanks for the response. I agree with you on the...

    Thanks for the response. I agree with you on the talking to the insurance company and I won't have a financial interest in the business. The primary reason I want to know what licenses are required...
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    Renting Space to a BYOB Strip Club

    I've got some retail commercial property up for rent in Columbus, OH. A tenant is interested in renting the space and putting in a BYOB strip club (the property is in a rough part of town). He...
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