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The contractor thats doing the work would be the...

The contractor thats doing the work would be the person installing the baseboards. Obviously I can ask him to not nail low or wherever I end up putting the cables, but was interested in a more...
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Running speaker wire behind baseboards

I would like to run some speaker wire along the length of a wall which is perpendicular to the floor joists. Its an outside wall so has insulation and a vapor barrier. I'm thinking about running the...
09-26-19, 09:13 AM
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Unfortunately I can't seem to source Advantech in...

Unfortunately I can't seem to source Advantech in time for the project I'm doing. My local lumberyard stock legacy subfloor which sounds similar.....
09-25-19, 10:54 AM
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Any idea where I can source Advancetech? Lowes...

Any idea where I can source Advancetech? Lowes doesn't seem to have any in stock in my area and I cannot order it.
09-25-19, 10:16 AM
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Posted By kerednai

Bathroom subfloor

As you can see from the attached I have a bathroom subfloor that is not in the best state, especially around the toilet. I removed the cement board that was previously on top of the old subfloor. In...
09-18-19, 08:37 PM
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Posted By kerednai

OK thanks for the clarification.

OK thanks for the clarification.
09-18-19, 08:21 PM
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Posted By kerednai

Sorry I'm not really following what you are...

Sorry I'm not really following what you are saying. I was going to splinter a new 2x4 in next to the 2x4 that has rotted. Don't I need to water proof the back of the exposed (whiteish) stucco? I...
09-18-19, 07:54 PM
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Posted By kerednai

Repair interior side of stucco siding

I'm in the process of redoing a bathroom and after taking down the drywall I found some rot. I am going to create a splint for the 2x4, but I am not sure what to do with the back of the stucco that...
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Posted By kerednai

Kitchen light - electrical box

Hi,
I am doing some re-modeling of my kitchen. Above the window the last owners had a rectangular electrical box with live terminated wires as you can see in the attached. I assume this was for a...
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Posted By kerednai

Iím still not 100% sure what I can and cannot do...

Iím still not 100% sure what I can and cannot do per code. Iíve fianlly progressed my project enough to share a picture. As you can see the tops of the wardrobe is almost ceiling height. Do I have...
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So I'm looking at NEC 410.16. What does the last...

So I'm looking at NEC 410.16. What does the last sentence in bold actually mean? My wardrobe is in a closet btw.
And on a different topic, are you saying that as long as the lights are plugged in...
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Posted By kerednai

Closet lighting & code

Hi,
Unless Iím misunderstanding something a flush mount led light should be 12Ē from the edge of a wardrobe to the edge of a light in a closet. So why is it ok to put led light strips inside your...
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Posted By kerednai

Any thoughts on the best approach here? Iím...

Any thoughts on the best approach here? Iím edging towards just leaving the opening and forgetting the sliding door altogether.
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Posted By kerednai

Light Switch placement inside wardrobe?

Hi,
My wife and I would like to put a sliding door on the outside of our walk in closet. Unfortunately the side of the door where it would slide has a light switch.
I can move the light switch onto...
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Posted By kerednai

Thanks AlanJ & ray2047 - things are becoming...

Thanks AlanJ & ray2047 - things are becoming clearer.

I'm now thinking my best option for looks & retaining the U.L. rating is:
- Cord set from Ikea. This is similar to my first picture, but...
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Posted By kerednai

Ok that makes sense. If I make my own swag light...

Ok that makes sense. If I make my own swag light using a light fixture, cable and plug that doesn't violate code right?

I just find it hilarious that I can make my own light up from scratch but I...
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Posted By kerednai

Yes I am trying to go to the center of the room....

Yes I am trying to go to the center of the room. The wall is 8ft from the center of the room. It's an apartment with concrete ceilings. I'm really not a fan of using a surface race. Rather than use a...
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Posted By kerednai

When you say regular light fixture what are you...

When you say regular light fixture what are you suggesting?

Can I just use something like this...
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Posted By kerednai

Ceiling / Swag light

I picked up the attached from Menards this evening.
I really need a longer electrical cable and as its going to be hanging from the ceiling the on/off switch isn't in a good location.
My question...
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Posted By kerednai

Right now the ground wires at one end (where I am...

Right now the ground wires at one end (where I am removing the switch) is just going into the existing 3-way switch. Are you saying I should put that ground into the existing set of ground wires...
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Posted By kerednai

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Posted By kerednai

Capping old wires

I'm updating some light cabling such that I am going from two 3-way switches to one single pole switch.
After its complete I will be left with a dead cable. Both ends of the cable will be in a 3...
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Posted By kerednai

That's a good suggestion. I will do that. Thank...

That's a good suggestion. I will do that.
Thank you!
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Posted By kerednai

I've made the diagrams clearer and I'll re-post...

I've made the diagrams clearer and I'll re-post as inline images as requested
Here is the existing wiring. The first picture is of the box in the garage near the fuse box. The second the box in the...
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Posted By kerednai

Ok will do that from now on. Thanks for letting...

Ok will do that from now on. Thanks for letting me know.
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