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  • Posted in thread: outlet question on 02-15-2010 at 09:14 PM
    at least unplugging a power strip is an easy fix.

  • Posted in thread: outlet question on 02-14-2010 at 09:17 PM
    in CEC (canada) the max is 12 on one circuit if connected loads are unknown. If you know
    exactly what you are plugging in, you may exceed 12 as long as the connected load do not exceed
    80% of the rati...

  • Posted in thread: Dimmer Dilmma on 08-06-2009 at 07:39 PM
    did you replace bulbs w/ fixture? if so, you can't use a dimmer switch with most compact
    fluorescent bulbs! you need to either buy dimmable fluorescents or put incandescent back in.

  • Posted in thread: flourescent lighting problem on 08-06-2009 at 07:28 PM
    nobody has ever heard of a 4 lamp t12 ballast? interesting...

  • Posted in thread: rewire light from switch to light on 01-11-2009 at 09:31 PM
    old to new is fine.

  • Posted in thread: Circuit killed on 01-05-2009 at 08:35 PM
    buy a plug tester for 10 bucks (gfci one). it'll tell you if you wired 'em wrong. also just
    handy to have for future.

  • Posted in thread: night light power outlet on 11-20-2008 at 06:24 PM
    just go to an electrical distributor. look em up in the yellowpages. guaranteed to have many
    different types.

  • Posted in thread: number of can lights for a 20 amp breaker on 11-20-2008 at 06:14 PM
    you are not allowed to use a 20A breaker for a lighting circuit in a dwelling unit (residential
    occupancy). It is against code (CEC). You must use a 15A breaker. It is common practise to not
    install m...

  • Posted in thread: Recessed lighting question on 11-19-2008 at 06:21 PM
    just leave extra length when chaining the lights together, and use temporary lighting
    (inexpensive caged incandescents). when you decide to put the drop ceiling in, you can then use
    whatever lights yo...