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09-30-18, 12:03 PM
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Thanks for the inputs on this. My jury is still...

Thanks for the inputs on this. My jury is still out.
Indeed the plan is for plywood throughout the house.
As noted, fire code is still a consideration.
Aesthetic considerations and resale... I'll...
07-19-18, 06:05 PM
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Plywood instead of drywall for walls/ceiling

The house I just got is wall to wall goofy paneling, some has drywall behind and some not. There's a drop ceiling everywhere which I'd just assume get rid off. So basically, gut each room, deal with...
07-19-18, 05:07 PM
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Posted By This Aged House

Neat: just checking if I'd missed the latest fad....

Neat: just checking if I'd missed the latest fad.
"What? Your house -doesn't- have drop ceilings??"
07-19-18, 05:01 PM
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Posted By This Aged House

Thanks for all the replies. This is why I ask the...

Thanks for all the replies. This is why I ask the big questions.
A friend in electrical confirmed the service to breaker proximity issue. He always puts them on the opposite side of the wall. I was...
07-17-18, 07:15 PM
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Posted By This Aged House

Right now the breaker is in a bedroom, probably...

Right now the breaker is in a bedroom, probably because the meter is on the opposite wall outside. I don't think a breaker in the bedroom is against code, although some might find it odd.

I'd...
07-17-18, 06:05 PM
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Posted By This Aged House

Here's a quick drawing that may clarify. I don't...

Here's a quick drawing that may clarify. I don't really have an engineered solution for this, that's what I would hire the electricians for. But what would be ideal is basically this:
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07-17-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
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Talk me out of murdering my drop ceiling

I bought a single story/slab house with drop ceilings everywhere but in the bathroom. The drop ceiling, while in OK shape, is punctuated with dangerous DIY wired ceiling fans/lighting that all needs...
07-17-18, 04:40 PM
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Views: 524
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Running existing breaker box from new breaker box

I've got my own house and need to work on the electrical from the ground up. Literally, I haven't found the ground stick yet, the weatherhead needs to be raised, and about everything in between needs...
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