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02-18-14, 07:46 PM
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Posted By FFSchooley

ultimately I will put it on a regular breaker if...

ultimately I will put it on a regular breaker if I have to. I am just curious why it would be tripping the GFCI as well on its own circuit, but runs on the small appliance GFCI circuit.
02-18-14, 08:41 AM
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Posted By FFSchooley

dishwasher tripping dedicated circuit but not others...

In the process of a kitchen remodel. I have a dedicated 20 amp circuit for the dishwasher and a dedicated 20 amp circuit for the garbage disposal, both under my sink. They are protected by AFCI...
01-14-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By FFSchooley

Plywood direction when repairing subfloor

I had to replace a 11 x 13 section of subfloor. The way the joists are laid it made sense for me to lay some of the new plywood parallel to the joists, which is obviously opposite the rest of the...
12-02-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By FFSchooley

So something like this would be a good choice? ...

So something like this would be a good choice?

Square D Homeline 150 Amp 30-Space 30-Circuit Energy and Automation Indoor Main Lug Load Center
12-02-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By FFSchooley

Gotcha. I guess that is what I was getting at. An...

Gotcha. I guess that is what I was getting at. An example being with CA Title 24 requiring high efficiency fixtures in certain areas of a home. I was just curious if this is or will be accounted for....
12-02-13, 09:23 AM
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Views: 662
Posted By FFSchooley

load calculations and high efficiancy lighting

While doing load calculations for my sub panel upgrade and using the 2005 (I believe) NEC formulas, I had a thought while addressing the general lighting section. I figured that this formula for...
12-02-13, 08:08 AM
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Views: 1,734
Posted By FFSchooley

Excellent. Thanks! You guys are the best!

Excellent. Thanks! You guys are the best!
12-01-13, 03:29 PM
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Views: 1,734
Posted By FFSchooley

So I can use a regular panel and make as many...

So I can use a regular panel and make as many circuits I want as long as my anticipated load does not exceed my service load rating?
12-01-13, 08:46 AM
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Views: 1,734
Posted By FFSchooley

Thanks for the response. Originally I did my load...

Thanks for the response. Originally I did my load calcs using wattage and came up with around 80 amps (can't remember exactly). I will redo it to confirm. I just wanted to make sure that I can put a...
11-30-13, 07:51 PM
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Views: 1,734
Posted By FFSchooley

Yes, the house was built in the 70's. Not sure...

Yes, the house was built in the 70's. Not sure what size wire is on the load side, not quite able to look at a wire and tell. The sub panel I showed is the only other panel I have, and it is not...
11-30-13, 05:56 PM
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Views: 1,734
Posted By FFSchooley

What the .... Do I have going on here

I am adding 7 circuits for a kitchen remodel. I figure I have 100 amp service but am not sure. Here is what I have, followed by my questions;

Main panel

22237

Inside

29568
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Posted By FFSchooley

From kraftmaid, Any wall cabinet over 24"...

From kraftmaid,

Any wall cabinet over 24" wide or 30" high with a depth greater than 12" and/or with butt doors must be installed between two (2) cabinets, a cabinet and a wall or supported from...
10-12-13, 05:04 PM
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Views: 1,531
Posted By FFSchooley

That is excellent news. I was worried about...

That is excellent news. I was worried about voltage drop from reading some posts hence the 14/2 Romex idea.
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Views: 1,276
Posted By FFSchooley

That's what I thought. They are kraftmaid...

That's what I thought. They are kraftmaid cabinets, 36" wide by 36" tall.
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Views: 1,276
Posted By FFSchooley

Wall cabinet support

I am installing a wall cabinet between two windows in my kitchen. Manufacturers says it needs support by either attaching to ceiling/soffit or supports from below. I don't want supports from below...
10-11-13, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,531
Posted By FFSchooley

Great, thanks! One more question. If I have a...

Great, thanks! One more question. If I have a double junction box above a cabinet that is accessible, can I have a outlet on one side from a separate circuit, and make my line to low voltage...
10-10-13, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,531
Posted By FFSchooley

Under cabinet hard wiring per code

So I already purchased under cab LED 12v strips to go under two wall cabinets separated by a window. I only purchased one transformer for both lights thinking I can run the low voltage wire in the...
10-09-13, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By FFSchooley

It is insulated. I would just have to change the...

It is insulated. I would just have to change the insulation to meet title 24 and think it is silly that one bay will have a higher r factor insulation that all the others.
10-06-13, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By FFSchooley

Sorry, ment to say its an exterior wall that the...

Sorry, ment to say its an exterior wall that the partition wall meets, and that is the bay I am opening.
10-05-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By FFSchooley

CA title 24 and insulation

I know I can go to the city to get this answer but I would rather not since it's a pain in the ass and I already spend too much time there. As I understand it, any walls or ceiling I open must be...
10-03-13, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By FFSchooley

Sounds great, thanks! That was my original plan...

Sounds great, thanks! That was my original plan but for some reason thought it would have to be in conduit.
10-03-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By FFSchooley

Wiring a switch on a post

I have an interior load bearing column that consists of two 2x6's sandwiched together. I was considering adding two additional 2x6's to make the column more substantial looking. I was hoping that I...
10-03-13, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By FFSchooley

Thats good news. You are correct, I did not alter...

Thats good news. You are correct, I did not alter the structure at all. As far as electrical, nothing is concealed. I have a cutout in one wall for an outlet, and there is a fluorescent light behind...
10-03-13, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By FFSchooley

Inspection question

I am planning a kitchen remodel soon and have a question about the inspection process. I recently built a home rock climbing wall in my garage consisting of 2x6 framework that runs from the ground up...
08-23-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,179
Posted By FFSchooley

We considered a counter depth fridge but they are...

We considered a counter depth fridge but they are a bit pricey and you loose capacity. And since I already have all the lumber available, I can get the look we want and keep out existing fridge, with...
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