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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/18/19, 5:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 86
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Forum: Seller Inspections & MoveInCertified 3/8/19, 8:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Anyone Seen Nick?

I saw him on one of the CE video's!
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 3/7/19, 8:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Forum: Electrical Inspections 3/6/19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Sub-Panel line Zipped Tied to Gas line.

I found this from another forum.
Electrical wiring in contact with gas pipe, metal water pipe, and HVAC runs...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/4/19, 5:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Rafter bracing

Pictures???
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 3/2/19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: In slab duct

Taste it? What is it supposed to taste like:D


I check the registers with a mirror and flashlight. If there is rust, dirt, water etc. present I refer it for scoping and repair.


I remember...
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/26/19, 7:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
In slab duct

Some things are just hard to UNsee!!!
Looks like feces in the ducts.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/20/19, 7:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Grounding Rods

:D
There is always a blank wall plate for access/proof of ground in close proximity to the panel on the opposite side of the wall as the meter in my neck of the woods.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/20/19, 7:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Grounding Rods

What Is A 'Ufer' Ground? | Electrical Contractor Magazine (https://www.ecmag.com/section/codes-standards/what-ufer-ground)
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/16/19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Alumiconn

Circuit Breakers - Residential - QD Classified - Power Distribution - Siemens...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 2/16/19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Flip

Classic flippers.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/16/19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Any ideas?

It looks like there are several different brands or types of breakers installed. Hard to tell which ones are correct for the panel.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/16/19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Alumiconn

My research shows the QO is now obsolete and has been replaced by the QD. Both breakers are labeled as CU/AL.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/15/19, 5:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/13/19, 9:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Winner of structural support of the month is!

I've got a contender for that award.
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 2/12/19, 6:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Opinions Please

It is hard to tell from the picture. The first thing I would do is check to see what material the line hide is made of. If it is plastic, has it melted? Then check to see if the blackened area is...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/4/19, 8:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Main Disconnect

Split buss panel.
When all the 220 v breakers at the top of the panel are off, the panel is 'dead'.
The bottom 220v breaker on the left bank shuts off the lower section of 110v breakers.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 2/1/19, 2:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
What can you say

Was the electrician having a bad day?
I don't think I have ever seen a recent panel this ugly!
Forum: General Inspection Discussion 1/31/19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,300
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Conventional Roof bracing

http://www.ownerbuilthome.info/system/files/userfiles/purlins.jpg


The purlins run horizontal and the purlin struts or bracing run vertical down to the load bearing framing.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/26/19, 7:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: What is this?

Not seen that before either. But at 240vac and 30amps seems like kind of heavy duty for wifi?
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/19/19, 3:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: CO Detectors

CO is HEAVY.
Really???
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/17/19, 7:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 658
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: 3 vs 4 wire feed to garage

Robert, thanks for the specific dates. Now I understand why I see it both ways in my neck of the woods.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/17/19, 5:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 658
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: 3 vs 4 wire feed to garage

Sub panels require a 4-wire feed. 2 hot, neutral and ground. If only a 3-wire is present, a separate isolated ground can be used at the sub panel location. (i.e. grounding electrode with ground...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/9/19, 3:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Neutral on breaker

White conductor is improperly identified.

Any white (or grey) grounded conductor that is used as an ungrounded conductor must be identified as such: i.e. wrapped with black tape at both ends.
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/9/19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By David Wigger, CMI
Re: Breaker offset

That looks like a Square D Homeline panel and several breakers is not the proper brand or type specified for that panel. They should be replaced with correct breaker by a licensed electrical...
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