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06-25-08, 11:48 AM
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Crawl Space insulation question.

I live in the NE so cold weather is my concern. The house is approximately 30+ years old and I have lived in it for three. In the winter the den, which is located above the crawl space of the house...
07-25-07, 02:35 PM
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Further information - continuation of quest

The lower sash is separated from the stile as I see it is called, as you face the window, on the lower left corner of the window
07-25-07, 01:44 PM
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Question Window separating on one side from improper opening it aapears

I found that one of my kids appears to have tried to open a window that instead of square in the window sill now sits level on one side and separated by about 1.5 inches on the other. By separated I...
08-09-05, 03:46 PM
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Older home with floating basement

I just bought an older home that has a floating basement floor with a sump pump. I am considering finishing a part of the basement for a rec room but am unsure if you can do that with a basement...
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Thumbs up Your solution fixed the problem

:thumbup: Everything is working fine now. Thanks
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Thanks

I was beginning to wonder if that might not fix the problem but gave up before trying it last night. Will apply the fix and let you know the results. Thanks for the help, at least that is the last...
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Switch box wiring

Sorry, you are correct, I answered the wrong question. In the switch box I have one black and one white that were present in the box plus the black and white pair I ran in for the fan, so there are...
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Yes, the toggle switch controlled the top receptacle

In the box, the receptacle on top had two wires attached. On the top (tab removed) there was a single black wire and a looped white wire that ran back into a wire nut with three other white wires. ...
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Question Fan and light work with switch in off position

Okay, when I looked even closer at the receptacle box I found 4 cables, not the three I thought were there. I attached all the whites together and pigtailed to the silver side, all the blacks...
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Question 3 cables vice two in receptacle box

I went back and looked at the receptacle box, the reason I didn't respond for awhile, killed the power. I found three cables in the receptacle box. I think that my problem resolution will be to put...
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Original post was "Ceiling fan connected to toggle switch "

As requested the information is found on 6-19-05 under the title of "Ceiling fan connected to toggle switch " which is on page 2 of the listings posted. Hope that helps. The receptacles had to be...
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Exclamation Another fan question

I recently posted a question to which I got a good answer that dealt with duplex receptacles missing the tab and the single pole switch that controlled it not providing power to the fan. I installed...
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Talking Ceiling fan and light working now, no other...

Ceiling fan and light working now, no other issues. Thanks for the help :)
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Put new duplex receptacle in, attached black wire...

Put new duplex receptacle in, attached black wire to gold side and white to silver. All circuits in the house work and the switch box is now hot. All I have to do now is wire the fan back in to the...
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Okay, a red herring. Another breaker had tripped...

Okay, a red herring. Another breaker had tripped that I didn't find last night. By running my hand down the switches this morning I found the one that had tripped that I didn't see last night and...
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One additional note to the answer just provided,...

One additional note to the answer just provided, I just determined that the closet light and one other light in the master bedroom don't come on now (still) even though the receptacles in the master...
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John, thanks for your patience. First, as I...

John, thanks for your patience.
First, as I understand tabs based on my reading, it allows you to wire the top receptacle in this case separately from the bottom thus allowing the bottom to have a...
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Thumbs down As the saga continues, I replaced the old duplex...

As the saga continues, I replaced the old duplex receptacle into the circuit rewiring it as before except using the screw slots this time. One bedroom came back on line. One bedroom is still dead...
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Angry Even stranger, the power to other receptacles in...

Even stranger, the power to other receptacles in two other bedroom's are now dead. I'm not quite sure what wiring system has been applied in this house. Perhaps I should resort to wiring the fans...
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I tried this solution, now I get no current at...

I tried this solution, now I get no current at the receptacle nor at the switch. I put the black wires together on the gold side of the receptacle, the white wires on the silver side of the...
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Posted By jacpa48

toggle switch and ceiling fan

Thanks, I will give that a try. Sounds much simpler than having to run new wiring with a new breaker.
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Posted By jacpa48

Ceiling fan connected to toggle switch

I recently bought a house with no existing ceiling outlets. Installed a ceiling fan and ran wiring to an existing light switch that controls an outlet in the room. I connected black to black, white...
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