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    Re: Whole House Surge Protector

    If you are that concerned about surges caused by lighting the only thing to 100% save your equipment is to unplug it during the storm.
  2. Thread: Rewiring house

    by mikefln
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    Re: Rewiring house

    I am not going to comment on the bid price itself as I did not see the job, and I hate speculating. As others have mentioned you should get at least 3 bids from reputable firms who can give you all...
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    Re: wiring in attic

    My recomendation is, if you have the time or money, just do the job right the first time and replace the knob and tube. NM cable dosen't need to be protected from insulation, but it can not be...
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    Re: cost of repairing aluminum wiring?

    I thought the samething as you. I thought 1959 sounded early myself. I will be interested in the response to this.
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    Re: Tamper-resistant outlets

    I am not arguing with you, I think it is a bad code. But my understanding of the change is that it will need to be GFCI. Again I only skimmed over the leviton brocher with all of the changes, so I...
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    Re: Tamper-resistant outlets

    My understanding of the new code is that it has to be GFCI. I could be wrong I only looked over it breifly, but that was my understanding. But in PA they are not going to enfource the new code...
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    Re: Tamper-resistant outlets

    Most of these codes are nothing but product changes. I am willing to bet that manufactors pushed for these changes to sell higher priced items. The one I love the most is refridgators being GFI...
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    Re: Relocating an electrical outlet

    The simplest way to do this is to first shut off the power, then take the wires out of the box and rip the box out. The next step would be to drill a hole to the other bay and cut out an old workbox...
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