Last Activity:03-02-2009 12:42 PM
Posted in thread: Replacement overhead light with no existing ground... on 03-02-2009 at 11:38 AM
Ok, heres what I did...tell me if you think this is sufficent.With the power on, I took one of
those non-contact current sensors and found that any metal part of the chandelier would set it
Posted in thread: Replacement overhead light with no existing ground... on 03-02-2009 at 10:29 AM
I have just replaced an overhead light with a chandelier. The old light fixture did not have
any sort of a ground, just two wires comming out of the ceiling. The new fixture functions,
however I am co...
Posted in thread: Sudden low voltage from electrical outlets? on 06-29-2008 at 12:16 AM
problem solved.A wire nut in a ceiling light did not have its wires twisted together, but
rather just stuck in the wire nut and screwed on. This appearently caused some resistance and
the wire nut mel...
Posted in thread: Sudden low voltage from electrical outlets? on 06-22-2008 at 04:32 PM
I do not have an electric stove.Let me explain a little more in detail as to what happened. I
was sawing wood using a rotary miter saw when the saw just stopped. It was plugged into a gfi
outlet on th...
Posted in thread: Sudden low voltage from electrical outlets? on 06-22-2008 at 02:49 PM
Today while I was using power tools on the deck, my saw decided to stop working. Turns out that
the outlet it was plugged into suddenly lost power along with 2 others in the house. I checked
Posted in thread: Question regarding my new roof (bumpy shingles) on 03-06-2008 at 07:23 PM
Thank you for your response. Actually there is no attic. I have a cathederal ceiling with
exposed beams. There is a layer of homosoap (sp?) insulation laying on top of the beams, and
about 6 inches ab...
Posted in thread: Question regarding my new roof (bumpy shingles) on 03-06-2008 at 04:40 PM
I just had a repair done to my roof today where the wood rotted in a small part causing a sag.
The plywood was replaced and an barrier was put down. Matching shingles were blended into the