Ask Mike Homeowner's Forum - From the Field

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posted on Mar 10th, 2011
plumbing
First Rule of Plumbing
The first rule of plumbing- water runs downhill! read more
posted on Mar 10th, 2011
electrical
Dangerous Electrical Boxes
All electrical boxes require covers and should not be overfilled with wires. Black electrical tape is almost never a proper fix. read more
posted on Mar 10th, 2011
electrical
Subpanel Placement
Stand on the oven door, grab the microwave handle, and reset that circuit breaker! What could go wrong? Building permits and city inspections are required for electrical modifications. Electrical panels must be in readily accessible locations. read more