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  1. Electrical
    Hello all, I modified a circuit (few months back added lights to my kitchen), and after first inspection inspector asked for me to put a AFCI breaker on the circuit I was touching. That circuit is a MWBC (older house). The breaker covers a MWBC 15A circuits 6 and 7, which is pretty much my 2nd...
  2. Electrical
    Hello, I recently ripped off my ceiling, put some new recessed lights in and got it signed off by an inspector. He mentioned, in passing, that I might want to replace the old breaker with the AFCI one. I didn't look into that immediately, but put a new ceiling back on and continued with my...
  3. Electrical
    Happened as follows: Was leaning on stainless steel countertop with one hand, touched the metal door of refrigerator with the other. Shock. Felt like 9v batteries you put on your tongue as a kid, except in both hands. Not quite injurious, but tingly fingers for a minute. Checked the back of...
  4. Electrical
    Outdoor GFCI circuit. This powers a transformer connected to a string of walkway lights mounted in a masonry knee wall that forms the front wall of a 40' long planter box, having a masonry fence wall as its other side. Planter was washed with hot road patch tar to waterproof the planter, which...
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