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  1. texasman

    Wall Oulet

    Is there such an outlet that one outlet is constant on and one is switch controlled. Dont want to have to rewire looking for something i can just purchase.
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    Prepping Door

    Will the Urethane still give it that glass type appearance?
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    Prepping Door

    http://www.sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/products/catalog/waterbased-helmsman-spar-urethane/?referringCategory=interior-paint-coatings/wood-stains-sealers-clear-topcoats/&N=2025522611%2B1155561140%2B1180836308
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    Prepping Door

    I ran by Sherwin Williams to get some stain to touch a few places. They are having a big 40% off sale. I was going to get the Spar Varnish but all they had was Spar Urethane. Whats the difference between them. Should i stick with the Spar Varnish?
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    Prepping Door

    Thank you for the response. I will follow those steps. How long do i need to keep the door open till i can close it between coats? Also on that door is that the satin finish. Additional question about the varnish. I have a computer stained computer desk that i use everyday. I put poly on...
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    Prepping Door

    I'm needing to reseal my front door. It has Polyurethane on it right now but i want to put on Spar Varnish since it gets a lot of sun light and when it rains it hits the door. What prep do i need to do to make sure the Varnish adheres properly. I'm not wanting to remove the stain. Thanks for...
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    Light Switch Wiring

    I'm pretty sure it is. Ive added one of these to another room but someone else put it in. But he didn't say any problems installing it.
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    Light Switch Wiring

    Didn't want to start a new thread for a quick question. Just bought this outlet with USB built into it. It doesn't have the normal connections. My question is do you just group all the black wires together and put a cap on them and the same for the ground and white. Thanks for any help.
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    Light Switch Wiring

    Definetly not tearing down walls. I got the other one working so im taking the win and leaving it alone.
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    Light Switch Wiring

    I got it connected and the switch works now. Thank you all for all your help. Now another question. I was wanting to add the same switch to my outdoor flood light. I pulled the switch out and all it has is a single white cable and a single black cable. That's all in the entire box. Why is...
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    Light Switch Wiring

    It is copper covered in solder. So im safe using that?
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    Light Switch Wiring

    Im not 100% positive i do. I kept it the same way as my old switch was wired. If its wired correctly would i have power on both cause i tested it with my tester and both had power to them.
  13. texasman

    Light Switch Wiring

    Im sorry but im so confused. So i should only have one black line going into the switch.
  14. texasman

    Light Switch Wiring

    The AL wire is not built into the switch.
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    Light Switch Wiring

    Is it safer to spend a couple bucks to get a all copper wire?
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