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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-01-2014, 06:39 PM
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Posted By savatreatabvr
Its a 3 prong plug and it trips when first...

Its a 3 prong plug and it trips when first plugged in. I can move it to another apartment but it would be a pain in the As- so I thought I'd just ask some questions on here hopefully to save my back,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 02-01-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By savatreatabvr
Oven Blowing Breaker!

I bought a 10 unit apartment complex last year and i'm doing my own remodeling and repairs. I'm not a pro I just know a little about everything, lol! If you read my previous threads you'll see some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 02-01-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By savatreatabvr
Yeah, I've tried everything! The only thing that...

Yeah, I've tried everything! The only thing that some what works is as soon as it builds up pressure I shut it off and spray until it looses pressure and then power it back up, build pressure and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 01-28-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By savatreatabvr
Paint Sprayer Problem!!!

I found a Graco STX paint sprayer on Craigslist for $50, it looked new, was clean and worked great so I bought it! I thought I SCORED big time but I was oh so wrong. Got it home and after about 5...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-25-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By savatreatabvr
So tapping into a close by kitchen outlet won't...

So tapping into a close by kitchen outlet won't work? Or will it just blow the breaker if something else is plugged in to that circuit?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-24-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By savatreatabvr
Adding 110v Outlet off of 220v Oven Outlet?

I ran into a problem remodeling my kitchen! I know I'm not the first and I definitely won't be the last but I didn't install an outlet for my microwave. I want to install the new microwave outlet...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-18-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By savatreatabvr
I could do that if the Mexicans I hired wouldn't...

I could do that if the Mexicans I hired wouldn't have stolen it, lol! No joke, my fault for hiring people hanging out in parking lots!
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-17-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By savatreatabvr
You're right except there is no power to the...

You're right except there is no power to the building. Everything is still hooked up in the walls like outlets and light switches but the wires are just hanging out the top of the walls because no...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-15-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By savatreatabvr
Funny, I never said "ALL CONTRACTORS" are shady!...

Funny, I never said "ALL CONTRACTORS" are shady! I'd be putting myself under that category if I did! Don't get me wrong we have our share of inexperienced morons who think they can strap on a tool...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-14-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By savatreatabvr
Well if it's against code to splice a 6/3 cable...

Well if it's against code to splice a 6/3 cable then what's used to splice a 6/4 cable which is code compliant?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By savatreatabvr
My trade is called Special Systems, it's the...

My trade is called Special Systems, it's the installation of commercial fire, security, access control, CCTV & life safety equipment. I know what it takes to properly complete a job. I don't take 12...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-11-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By savatreatabvr
Some of us don't make as much money as you do so...

Some of us don't make as much money as you do so I'd rather do it myself and hire "men off the parking lot at HD" then hire an over priced arrogant pro that MILKS his time and charges for every...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-06-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By savatreatabvr
I'm basically deleting one ceiling light and...

I'm basically deleting one ceiling light and replacing it with 6 can lights throughout the kitchen ceiling. Since I didn't demo the cabinets I'm not sure where the power for the original ceiling...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-06-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By savatreatabvr
Yes but I believe on the IDEAL'S packaging, (I...

Yes but I believe on the IDEAL'S packaging, (I don't have it in front of me) but it says, (correct me if i'm wrong) to only use one 6 gauge wire under one large blue wire nut. The reason I started...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-06-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By savatreatabvr
Yes, I install commercial/residential security,...

Yes, I install commercial/residential security, fire, access control and CCTV systems but normally it's only 12vdc to 24vac max. We sub out the 120vac that powers our panels so as MORONIC as it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 01-05-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By savatreatabvr
12/2 Romex or 14/2 Romex for Recessed Can Lighting?

I'm installing 6 can lights in my kitchen and I bought 12/2 Romex for the wiring, a friend said I need 14/2 Romex, will 12/2 work or do I need to spend the money and get 14/2?
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-30-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By savatreatabvr
Yes I know all about Google Search and I use it...

Yes I know all about Google Search and I use it frequently but the reason I post questions on this forum is to socialize with other members and hear there input and experiences with my subject!...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-27-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By savatreatabvr
Thank you for the links although I don't trust...

Thank you for the links although I don't trust "wikipedia.org" much do to the fact that anyone can edit the contents.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-27-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By savatreatabvr
If there are orange, yellow, red and blue wire...

If there are orange, yellow, red and blue wire nuts then what's connectors are used for larger gauge wire?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-22-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By savatreatabvr
That really bites but I do want to comply with...

That really bites but I do want to comply with all electrical codes! Is there a chance anybody knows WHY the 3 wire can't be spliced and the 4 wire can or do they not explain why in the code book?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-21-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By savatreatabvr
Moving 220v Appliance Cable?

I raised the ceiling in my kitchen and had all new cabinets installed a few months ago but now I need to move my 220v oven electrical cable over about 2'. This may be a stupid question but can I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-21-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By savatreatabvr
I found the problem! A few months ago I replaced...

I found the problem! A few months ago I replaced all of the light switches and outlets throughout the house and all the cabinets in the kitchen but the cabinet guys covered up a outlet so it never...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 12-20-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By savatreatabvr
Replaced Breaker now Circuit DEAD!

I had a flakey breaker, (loose breaker), so I simply replaced all of them in my panel so I wouldn't have to worry about any future problems! Well when I flipped on the main breaker the circuit that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-21-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By savatreatabvr
GOT IT! It was a bad GFCI outlet in the garage!...

GOT IT! It was a bad GFCI outlet in the garage! Wow they can cause some crazy things to happen when they go bad! By the way, is it common for a GFCI outlet that powers the kitchen to be placed in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 11-21-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By savatreatabvr
That's possible? I'm reading electricity at some...

That's possible? I'm reading electricity at some of the neutrals and some not, what's causing that? The neutrals are dead ended at the lights, I'm assuming the neutral carries through where ever the...
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