# 200A Panel with 100A service

Hollywood and rpxlpx are both right. Someone probably upgraded to the 200 amp panel without getting a permit. The most important thing is if the ...

Bob Vila
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Hollywood and rpxlpx are both right. Someone probably upgraded to the 200 amp panel without getting a permit. The most important thing is if the ...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsI also have bullnose corner bead and ran into this problem. I just used caulking the same color as my wall to fill the gap.

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsI also have bullnose corner bead and ran into this problem. I just used caulking the same color as my wall to fill the gap.

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsSorry to hear that you have not found your short. You should not get any continuity between the white and black wires if all devices are disconnec...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsYes, you should try a surge protector. Preferably one that also protects phone lines. I have seen strange problems with Static Electricity And/or...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsHow about a little more information Joseph. Is the base unit of the phone plugged into a properly grounded outlet? When you had the new breaker b...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsYou can only use a 3-way dimmer on one side of the circuit the other switch will have to be a normal 3-way switch.

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsThe heavier copper wire is in the electrical box in the ceiling above the fan, provided that they are installed in an electrical box. I have come ...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsThe condensing unit will probably have a amperage rating on it. It may also have information on it regarding overload protection. Be sure to insp...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsThe "Ugly's Electrical reference Book" shows a Voltage drop Equation with a K value of [email protected]*C. The value I was using was for a temperature of 2...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsThere is a formula for Voltage drop. 2KIL/cm Where K is a constant for the type of wire being used (copper is 10.4) I is the amperage draw of the ...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsIF you still have the fan motors wired in and their swithes on then you will not be able to determine if you truly have a direct short by using hol...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsIf you try to do that there is a good chance the pvc glue will eat into the insulation on the wire. You will also find that this is a cumbersome u...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsGo to an electrical supply house and ask for a "Caddy Catalog" They make all sorts of straps and brackets for that type of work. Usually when worki...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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Viewsthat is a good tip,but you can do the same thing with a small plastic bag. Take the bag and fill with a little air, then twist it off to the size ...

almost 16 years by **ElectrcBil**

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ViewsThe wire in conduit will be cheaper and safer. Pvc is cheaper and will not corrode. Bury it at least 18 inches to the top of the pipe. You may a...

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