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Articles by Carol Fey


December 1, 2006
Keep the following lessons in mind when grabbing for your solder iron.
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Threads<br>Carol Fey

November 1, 2006
When things fit together, why do they sometimes leak?
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Is It Spare Parts Or Junk?<br>Carol Fey

October 1, 2006
Rule of thumb: If you can't find it in 15 minutes, it's junk.
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My Arctic Vacation<br>Carol Fey

September 1, 2006
Heat flows to cool, wherever you go.
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Life On The Technical Hot Line<br>Carol Fey

August 1, 2006
You won't find anyone who knows what you do to be willing to answer phones for customer support.
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Aquastat Relays - What's A Differential Anyway?

July 1, 2006
Finding some answers to your frequently asked questions on aquastat relays.
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That Retail Stuff<br>Carol Fey

June 1, 2006
When your customers shop retail, think of it as a lead to long-term service.
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Troubleshooting Outlets And Switches

May 1, 2006
When something electrical doesn't work, it's so tempting to leap to difficult solutions.
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The Mystery Unveiled - Three-Way & Four-Way Switches

March 30, 2006
Three-way switches - two switches controlling one light.
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Inside The Walls - Wall Switches And Light Fixtures

March 7, 2006
Recently I wrote about wiring wall outlets. This time I want to talk about wiring wall switches and light fixtures. If you've ever looked at an installed wall switch, you might see that there are two black wires attached to it, and no white. Or you might see a black and a white. Or there might be a black and a white with a black mark on it. Does it make a difference? And if so, what is the difference? Let's find out.
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