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Old 02-04-2010, 07:41 PM  
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Are you serious?
Pretty much always.

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This gear would cost more than hiring an electrician to perform the work on a one-time installation.
If an electrician costs $100 and the gear costs $200, you should buy the gear or come up with a reasonable substitute* if there is at least a 50-50 chance that you will again need an electrician or the gear.

If the gear is $300, then you should buy the gear if there is at least a 50-50 chance that you will need an electrician or the gear twice more.

Place your bets!

*Just don't wear polyester.
"Polyester melts and burns at the same time, the melting, burning ash can bond quickly to any surface it drips on including skin."

Another angle: if the OP has
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risk_aversion
he should hire someone. Then some of what he pays that person goes into having that person assume the risk of doing the work.



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Old 02-07-2010, 11:23 PM  
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pick off the outlet you can get to. Match the wire size that is in there. Run to the outlet you want in closet, then to the switch, then to light. Turn off power, then hook all wires up to matching colors. Good luck...


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Old 05-07-2010, 09:26 AM  
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The first thing that you want to check is how many plugs are already on the circuit as well as you will want to tie into the existing circuit with the same size wire example 12/2 to 12/2 so you do not creat a fire hazard.


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Old 05-11-2010, 10:03 AM  
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Check your smoke detectors and homeowner's policy before you start
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Old 05-11-2010, 05:16 PM  
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Check your smoke detectors and homeowner's policy before you start
So Ohmy, did you come here to offer any real help or did you just come to bully the homeowners?


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