Last Activity:07-06-2012 12:22 PM
Posted in thread: Converting a light to a ceiling outlet? on 07-06-2012 at 11:12 AM
Just use one of these. That is my intention...I was more concerned with the wiring aspect. I
assume it would be pretty straight forward, as long as the fact that it is controlled by 2
three way switch...
Posted in thread: Converting a light to a ceiling outlet? on 07-06-2012 at 10:22 AM
Hi, I am converting an office/den to a hobby room. Currently, there is a drop chandelier(sp??)
controlled by two 3-way switches. I would like to convert that light box to a two plug outlet.
It is fine...
Posted in thread: Light Switch Replacement Question on 11-22-2011 at 01:30 PM
Example of a pigtail connection using a wire nut. Perfect! Thanks alot. I did that on my
model railroad, and that works fine...Thanks alot!
Posted in thread: Light Switch Replacement Question on 11-22-2011 at 11:02 AM
The 2 wires on one screw should have been wire nutted together with a short third wire to go to
the switch. I am not quite sure I understand how to do this. 'nutted together'. In what manner?
Posted in thread: Light Switch Replacement Question on 11-22-2011 at 07:55 AM
OK, THank you for all of your replies. The red wire that is one on post with another black wire
actually goes to the other switch next to it. The other switch has a black wire going to it,
and this re...
Posted in thread: Light Switch Replacement Question on 11-18-2011 at 12:41 PM
That could be it, it does control a Ballast for 3 flourescent bulbs, but they both do. maybe
the ballasts it powers are plugged in somewhere...THe house does have 'lamp switches' as I call
them. I rea...
Posted in thread: Light Switch Replacement Question on 11-18-2011 at 12:16 PM
I am replacing some of my old light switches. They are like decora switches, but the button is
the full size of the switch plate. They are horrible. I boutgh new switches and covers to do
the job a li...
Posted in thread: Hissing Water Heater on 11-16-2011 at 09:58 AM
OK, just an update if anyone is interested. The pressure relief valve was shot. The hot water
heater sounded very bad and was loud. So, my wife and I agreed to purchase a new one. I removed
the old un...
Posted in thread: Hissing Water Heater on 11-10-2011 at 07:39 AM
OK, I drained it, flushed it...a bunch of stuff came out of there...so I was hopeful. I fired
her up and the popcorn popping sound...well, it sounded more loose, if that makes any sense.
But the hissi...
Posted in thread: Hissing Water Heater on 11-09-2011 at 08:40 AM
well, I figured out what the hissing is...it has to be the pressure relief valve. I was out
side on the telephone and I saw hot water coming out of a copper pipe on the side of my house.
I went inside...