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Changing a breaker?

Posted 08-27-2014 at 12:57 PM by PaulieD69
Updated 09-12-2014 at 06:13 AM by PaulieD69

I currently have a 30 amp breaker that keeps tripping. Not all the time, kinda goes in spells where it will trip every 5 minutes or so.
I am in the process (next day or 2) of changing said breaker with another 30 amp. My question is, can I change it to a say 45 amp? Would that screw up anything?

I am not very experienced at electricity, so any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance!
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Removing a wall

Posted 03-16-2014 at 11:52 AM by MelissaFail

Help!
We are currently removing a non load bearing wall, and want to get rid of 1 of the registers (for heating and cooling) from that wall (there are 3). Is this a safe thing to do? Do we really need to put all 3 in the ceiling? They are all only about 4 feet apart. We would like to only have 2 relocated, and just get rid of the third. Any suggestions would be great.
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Ductless mini split systems

Posted 08-30-2012 at 08:06 PM by Acomfort

Ductless mini split systems

Ductless mini split systems are a great alternative to central air when wanting air conditioning in a home, office building or new addition that does not have ductwork.
These systems are made up of an outdoor unit and an indoor air handler. Since the air compressor is located outside the home or building, this helps keep the system quiet and does not disrupt your home or office. Standard heating and cooling solutions run off one thermostat and...
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The health benefits of the simple act of properly caulking your shower panels.

Posted 11-27-2011 at 10:10 PM by WillK
Updated 11-27-2011 at 10:12 PM by WillK

Today as I was in the process of staging tools to drop into my crawlspace, I decided to take on a relatively small task of recaulking the tub. We've lived in the house a year, and the caulk job done was bad, but when you have fire hazards, leaky roofs and a 93 year old house sitting on cement blocks instead of a foundation, caulk seems low priority.

I've suspected the house of contributing to minor but frequent colds and coughs, but I've been focussed on bigger things like having ducts...
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Deck Staining & Wood Care

Posted 05-22-2011 at 06:32 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 03-08-2015 at 06:47 AM by housepaintingny

The most important factor in deck staining is surface preparation. Great surface preparation is the KEY to outstanding results. Prep right, and the deck will turn out great. Rush through prep, skip a step (or two) and the deck won’t look nearly as good.

A major source of problems and complaints for all wood finishes is over-application of the coating. Many do-it-your self believe that when it comes to coating, more is better. This is simply not the case and is particularly a problem...
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