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02-16-19, 09:51 AM
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Posted By parkito

Thank you. Sounds like that saves a couple more...

Thank you. Sounds like that saves a couple more bucks. I assume the switch still goes outside of the shed so an exterior weather rated box with a cover and switch.

Regarding the wire gauge, the...
02-15-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By parkito

First, thanks for all the great responses and...

First, thanks for all the great responses and suggestions!

Second, I really don't want to go the panel route. I upgraded my garage a few years ago with a 90 A subpanel with 4 20A outlet circuits...
02-12-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By parkito

Running power to a shed: which option?

Hi All,

I have read through several threads on running power to an outdoor shed, and I seem to be in between the two common choices so I am looking for advice.

My situation is I have an 8 x 12...
12-26-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By parkito

Ack! I just sketched out the situtation for...

Ack! I just sketched out the situtation for clarity and it dawned on me what my original plan was. Sister the existing cripples to the new height which results in undersized stud bays, but keeps the...
12-26-18, 10:13 AM
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Views: 519
Posted By parkito

Framing question for new kitchen windows

I am remodeling my kitchen which calls for two new 4 ft wide casement windows to be installed in the space where two 30 inch wide mulled double hungs currently sit. The existing wall has no...
12-12-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By parkito

Yeah, I didn't think that through about the...

Yeah, I didn't think that through about the breaker. I would go the handle tie route. I understand that the outer metal cable shealth serves as a ground, I just like the idea of a ground running...
12-11-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By parkito

Thanks Joe. The dishwasher is being...

Thanks Joe.

The dishwasher is being relocated in the new kitchen. I also feel more comfortable with a ground wire. I assumed the electrical inspector would require it. I'll check with him.

The...
12-11-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By parkito

Wiring Out of Code or still acceptable

I am in the midst of a kitchen remodel and dealing with an old house that has some quirky wiring from the '70s. Specifically, a 12-3 wire runs from the main panel to the clothes washing machine,...
04-14-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By parkito

Garage Plans - How?

Hello, first post here after lurking for a while.

I'm planning a 25' x 37' detached garage on a slab. I've got most of the design down, 10' 2x6 walls with scissor trusts in the front half, and...
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