Last Activity:07-19-2011 9:30 AM
Posted in thread: Why is conduit not used? on 07-19-2011 at 08:30 AM
They try to run TV cables as short as possible for better performance and the only people
complaining are the ones trying to use the attic for something they shouldn't.I'm complaining,
and I'm not try...
Posted in thread: Why is conduit not used? on 07-19-2011 at 08:25 AM
With the price of copper today they try to reduce usage as much as possible.Depending on the
framing as to wether it is allowed, unless they have changed the code recently you are not
allowed to run e...
Posted in thread: Why is conduit not used? on 07-17-2011 at 07:11 PM
Most guys will run cables square to framing and support as needed. If the cables are run
diagonal it is highly likely that it is not a complaint installation.I have been through over a
dozen homes und...
Posted in thread: Why is conduit not used? on 07-15-2011 at 05:06 PM
*nods* Thank you, Neal.
Posted in thread: Why is conduit not used? on 07-15-2011 at 04:31 PM
I just bought a new-build house. Earth will be moved in a few weeks. I've gone through a fair
number of homes under construction before, but I am still very green. Something has been really
Posted in thread: Disorganized Wiring in Attic on 04-07-2011 at 08:50 AM
A truss company will rewire my attic, or are you concerned that the attic space isn't strong
enough for storage, and that is why it was never roughed in?
Posted in thread: Inconvenient Space in a Wall Closet on 04-07-2011 at 08:35 AM
The garage is on the other side, specifically the fuse box and the water heater. Extending the
closet would be costly, and the house isn't worth a lot of money. Alternatively, extending the
Posted in thread: Disorganized Wiring in Attic on 04-06-2011 at 09:12 AM
The "floor" of the attic is made of 2x8s at 16in apart. I am sure it is suitable for storage. I
suspect that all the contractors did their job as quickly and cheaply as possible, because
Posted in thread: Inconvenient Space in a Wall Closet on 04-06-2011 at 09:04 AM
Charlie,Thank you for your input. Yes, you are right, moving the door or widening it so that it
fills the closet would definitely maximize the space. Unfortunately, this closet is in the
bathroom (I d...
Posted in thread: Inconvenient Space in a Wall Closet on 04-05-2011 at 02:30 PM
My house has three wall closets that are 3ft x 10ft. Unfortunately, all of them only have a 4ft
opening in the middle, leaving two 3ftsq areas in the corners. Iím imaging adding shelving to
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