Last Activity:02-06-2016 1:01 PM
208 Likes on 177 Posts
Posted in thread: Quad Outlet in Single Gang Box on 02-06-2016 at 05:24 AM
In context, "any agency approvals," are defined by comas, as separate.The point is,
if the intent to establish a level of legitimacy to compete in the bldg. industry as a
Posted in thread: Quad Outlet in Single Gang Box on 02-05-2016 at 09:05 PM
Given that you said..."What is the design load, any agency approvals, ETL or UL?". It's hard to
believe that your context of "agency" meant all or any local, state, regional or federal code
Posted in thread: Quad Outlet in Single Gang Box on 02-05-2016 at 10:25 AM
So, you've morphed the point from whether the testing labs approve anything, which they don't,
to now talking about local authorities enforcing codes, which they do.The reality is that none
of my poin...
Posted in thread: Quad Outlet in Single Gang Box on 02-05-2016 at 07:58 AM
All those bits and pieces coming from China are approved UL or CSA if we buy appliances across
the border that are UL approved we still have to get the CSA approved or the insurance company
says they ...
Posted in thread: Quad Outlet in Single Gang Box on 02-05-2016 at 05:37 AM
So this approval requirement, by this agency does not exist? Really? LA building codes? What
any code approves, be it NEC or local building codes, has nothing to do with manufacturing a
Posted in thread: T&G cedar VS regular cedar boards on 02-04-2016 at 04:50 PM
I don't think there's a need to use ply under, especially in a bathroom. Although it does cause
me to consider using plywood on the walls and 1x2s or 1x3s vertically for a board and batten
Posted in thread: T&G cedar VS regular cedar boards on 02-04-2016 at 04:12 PM
If you want rustic and an interesting look, use cedar clapboards. I would put them over
sheetrock. Just search for shiplap wall designs. You can even use pine and paint it.
Posted in thread: Is this hole supposed to be here? on 02-04-2016 at 05:21 AM
Just as an aside. That outlet cover is no longer approved for use. I don't know if they're
grandfathered in but the new requirement is the type that can be completely closed with the
cords plugged in.
Posted in thread: Quad Outlet in Single Gang Box on 02-04-2016 at 05:14 AM
Would the NEC or the LADBS or the ICC qualify as an agency, without whose approval, it doesn't
happen? As I said....they don't approve anything. You can buy tons of products that have no UL
Posted in thread: Quad Outlet in Single Gang Box on 02-03-2016 at 08:40 PM
My issue on it is in having that many plugs into any receptacle on the wall, always looks
sloppy. Irrespective of the design of the device. One cord from a plug strip, if you need more
outlets, looks ...