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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-09-2012, 06:01 AM
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Posted By NorthernSparky
The splice inside the pipe is a no no. Any...

The splice inside the pipe is a no no. Any splice or connection has to have an access point. If its a long run that you don't wanna buy new wire to pull out can always add a weather proof box but...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-09-2012, 05:48 AM
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Views: 909
Posted By NorthernSparky
If you are going to install GFCI, just know they...

If you are going to install GFCI, just know they are for protecting that plug and all devices down the line. If you put more than 1 GFCI on a circuit they are going to trip off each other.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 07-08-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By NorthernSparky
I would just leave the whole system alone,...

I would just leave the whole system alone, especially if you have no plans on keeping the house. The dozen or so receptacles that were replaced, are not hurting anything, they are just not doing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-19-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By NorthernSparky
Lol, she cooks and cleans on top of her full time...

Lol, she cooks and cleans on top of her full time job. She just got a little excited about the new house.
I am gonna wait on trading her in for a younger model (she is still in her 20's)
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-18-2012, 10:35 PM
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Views: 1,735
Posted By NorthernSparky
I am going to go and sit by a lake for the next 3...

I am going to go and sit by a lake for the next 3 weeks, write a list and prioritize (there will also be beer and fishing). Hopefully come back with a better perspective. Think I am just burnt out.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-18-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By NorthernSparky
I told her to stop buying stuff, left out the...

I told her to stop buying stuff, left out the storage unit bit though... don't wanna poke the bear too hard with a stick (my couch isn't as comfortable as my bed). Yeah I gotta stop thinking about...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-17-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By NorthernSparky
I only have 2 months left on my electrical...

I only have 2 months left on my electrical permit, I was working 24 days on 4 days off all winter.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-17-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By NorthernSparky
The girl friend keep buying stuff to add to the...

The girl friend keep buying stuff to add to the list. I have a room full of material just staring at me. LOL.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-17-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By NorthernSparky
Keeping motivated during a renovation while living in it.

Hello all,

New to the forum. About a year and a half ago me and my long term girlfriend bought an old rental property. The house is a 2 bedroom 1 bath bungalow with a basement. New roof...
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