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  • Retirement age -have had numerous homes and income properties through the years.
  • Electrical Construction / Maintenance
  • David Christensen
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  • Compiling the experience I have from being the son of a bricklayer, 35 yrs in electrical construction and as many maintaining several homes and income properties.

    The chronicle can be found at and is a work in progress.
  • Ballston Spa
  • New York


  • Posted in thread: Squirrels on 12-11-2011 at 06:27 PM
    I have trapped many a squirrel in a Have-a-Heart Trap. It is no fuss, no muss. Once you figure
    out how they are getting inside your whse -and close it up, you can trap them and release them

  • Posted in thread: cheaper fixtures online vs. full retail through builder? on 09-05-2011 at 05:07 PM
    I tend to agree. Foster a relationship with your local supplier. I don't mean the big box
    stores. Go with the supplier who is local and employs your neighbors.One possible drawback
    ordering online is ...

  • Posted in thread: flickering lights on 07-09-2011 at 08:31 AM
    Check if the conductor connection is snug tight. Is the arcing coming from that connection? Or,
    is the arcing coming from behind the breaker where it is connected to the bus?If that
    connection is loos...

  • Posted in thread: flickering lights on 07-06-2011 at 12:33 PM
    Loose breaker? What actually was loose?Do you mean the conductor was loose in the breaker? That
    is not uncommon. A telltale sign of that is a build-up of heat. A load on a bad connection will
    cause it...

  • Posted in thread: flickering lights on 06-27-2011 at 08:58 AM
    You could have a loose connection anywhere in the circuit and it may be difficult to find. Or,
    it may be a loose connection at the breaker, as you alluded. Start there.If you (the homeowner)
    are not w...

  • Posted in thread: Front Step help on 06-22-2011 at 11:46 AM
    Good call by 'itsreallyconc.' There are good products available. Look up your local mason
    supply house or builders supply (not big box stores) and ask them what their customers (the
    pros -like 'itsrea...