In a word, no. As in no, not possible and no, not allowed. I doubt that you would have any luck at all removing the old conductors from the meta...
Tom OMember since 09/17/02
How about removing the light bulbs? : ') Seriously, the problem is most likely in the receiver, so you'll need to replace it, with a litlle luck...
Most low voltage cables are not secured to the framing. Of course, it would just be bad luck that you have the one in a thousand installation where...
Luis, You'll need to provide more information in order to get an accurate answer. What is the compressor load? You can try giving us the hors...
There may be several factors involved. Does the spa have a heater & if so, do you keep the spa covered when not in use? Also, the heater may be on ...
If you'll send me your e-mail address, I'll send you a FAQ that covers this subject, Keep in mind that grounding is a complex subject and if th...
Look around in your basement & see if there are any ground fault receptacles that may have tripped. If there is a tripped receptacle, push the rese...
Take a look at all those fine print labels. You're likely to find one that says you can put 2 (and sometimes 3) equipment grounds under the same te...
Have you recently installed any fiberglass insulation in the attic? Some brands do have an order that does smell kind of fishy. Tom
Jim, Using a 100 amp breaker out at your sub-panel should not pose a problem. The only thing you need to check for is that the lugs on the break...
The product you are looking for is called a Gard-N-Post manufactured by Arlington. Go to www.aifittings.com for more info. Tom
I can't state that all receptacles come this way, but all the brands that I use come with one white and one brass screw backed out. Most likely, wh...
6" of 3500 PSI concrete usually does the trick. Can you expand on what it is exactly that you're trying to accomplish? I don't believe that I h...
there is an exception in the NEC that would allow the use of the type of box you mention provided that the fixture does not weigh more than 6 lbs. ...
Self-grounding receptacles actually came about because of the conditions described by Billhart. These devices ensure contact between the mounting s...
Rich, if these boxes are wired with Armored Cable (metal spiral wound outer jacket) then the boxes are grounded. The same applies if the boxes a...
Wearing my inspectors hat, I'd have to say that a closet is also a place that the NEC prohibits overcurernt devices. The reference in the NEC is ab...
Jim, Yes, there is a code about breaker boxes and bathrooms. The NEC does not allow the installation of overcurrent devices (fuses or circuit b...
If you have some experience working with electricity, try disconnecting the wires at the hot tub, including the neutral (white) and cap them off. T...
Without knowing more about what else might be connected to the sump pump circuit, you should probably just replace the worn receptacle, preferably ...