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Posted in thread: wiring "issues" on 11-20-2010 at 08:20 PM
You will need to go and get about 75 or so purple wire nuts for aluminum to copper splice.
These are the only ul listed and code approved way to do this. Count up all switches single
pulls and three w...
Posted in thread: Service Outlet on 09-18-2010 at 10:30 PM
the outlet in the basement ten feet away would of been fine for service plug code, if it was a
gfi. You must have one within 25 ft of furnace. Adding the one you did, you are correct in
naming it the ...
Posted in thread: Service Outlet on 09-16-2010 at 11:15 PM
the service/convience outlet located in relation to furnace must be gfi protected, as it is
assumed repair personnel will be utilizing this to do there duties on the furnace. I think if I
Posted in thread: Inaccessable outlet - remote control? on 09-16-2010 at 11:00 PM
A real electrician should be able to get both plugs switched from one location. Probably with
no damage to walls at all if there is access above or below. Maybe close in cost to. Just a
thought, good ...
Posted in thread: battery backup for sump pump? on 09-13-2010 at 02:11 AM
Depending on how much water you need to move, and how fast, you could put a bildge pump in
there. Then cut the float switch off and wire to a standard sump float. Use two deep cycle
batteries, and go ...
Posted in thread: Ceiling Fan Wiring on 09-06-2010 at 10:52 PM
If you have flourescent bulbs, you will also go through dimmers.
Posted in thread: Popping GFI but not non-GFI outlets - need help on 09-06-2010 at 10:41 PM
Is the extension cord wired to the lugs of breaker box directly with no splices along the way?
And you have the black white and green unhooked? If this is the case the cord needs to be
replaced, it ha...
Posted in thread: HOT and NEUTRAL both reading 120V??? on 08-16-2010 at 07:27 PM
If the nail or screw had touched the hot to the neut as you earlier indicated causing some kind
of 120volt anomoly on the neut, you would blow the breaker in less than a second. you would
never have h...
Posted in thread: What should I do with this wire? on 08-16-2010 at 07:12 PM
If it is a pain to get to either end, just set a skill saw to cut 3/4 inch into studs, and cut
a path from a to b that is 1 inch wide then staple wire to back of notches and put a metal nail
Posted in thread: the difference bettween wet rated and damp rated? on 08-16-2010 at 07:05 PM
Is that your fan set up? Do you use it? Cause I dont think its to safe....