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10-11-17, 03:46 PM
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Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Washing machine backs up into Kitchen sink.

My washing machine and kitchen sink are on opposite sides of the same wall. They share inflow which splits underneath the sink. They apparently share a drain, as the sink has been filling up as the...
11-17-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

12 gauge on half of a 30 amp?

I have an electrician that was supposed to be here to replace my old breaker box with a new, larger one. Haven't heard from him all week.
While waiting for the electrician, I have proceeded with...
09-26-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

The wires all feed from the ceiling, so I should...

The wires all feed from the ceiling, so I should be okay on the move. It might have to go up an inch or two.
I think chandler has allowed me to understand the current wiring. Am I correct that it...
09-26-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

The wire is white. I colored it green to signify...

The wire is white. I colored it green to signify that it was hot. Should I have gone blue?
I do not have a multimeter.

The light has one black and one white wire.
The other 3way switch has...
09-26-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Switch box mess

I opened a 2 gang switch box to see if it can be moved a few inches along the wall. When I got inside, I found a mess that has me confused.
The switch on the left is a standard 2 way. On the...
05-21-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

That's what I hoped to hear. Thanks Ray2047!!

That's what I hoped to hear.

Thanks Ray2047!!
05-21-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

I am fairly sure that I read that the lights and...

I am fairly sure that I read that the lights and outlets in a bathroom can be on a single circuit as long as the circuit is dedicated to that bathroom only. Is that old code, or did I just...
05-20-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

66320 The red is the wall section I will be...

66320

The red is the wall section I will be removing. Green boxes are laundry, Yellow circles are lights, and Blue ovals are current outlets.

I think I will probably combine the lights and make...
05-20-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

The laundry room is small with no storage space...

The laundry room is small with no storage space and little room to move. The half bath is fairly large and only reasonably accessible from the master bedroom. Combining them will give space for...
05-20-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Wiring in half bath plus laundry room

I recently rewired a half bath to run on a single circuit. The light and 2 outlets are all run with 12-2. Now my girlfriend wants me to take down the wall separating the half bath with the adjacent...
05-03-16, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,577
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Yes, they are installed. I daisy-chained the...

Yes, they are installed.
I daisy-chained the wiring. Now I just need to put in the outlets.
05-03-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,577
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

@pcboss and @pjmax I have already finished the...

@pcboss and @pjmax I have already finished the walls. Now I need a technique that will allow me to finish the outlet install. Would I be better off cutting out the plastic boxes I installed and put...
05-03-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,577
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

@joecaption The house was a type of modular home....

@joecaption The house was a type of modular home. It seems that they brought the walls to the site already clad with drywall. Old work boxes were used for the few outlets and switches they put it. ...
05-03-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,577
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Receptacle in shallow box?

I screwed up. I have 2x2 interior walls in my house so I bought a bunch of shallow electrical boxes for my rewire. Now I'm having difficulty fitting two 12-2 cables and an outlet in the little...
02-23-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Run cable through a switch box?

I have 3 wires running down the side of a 2x2 wall stud. 14-2 and 14-3 to a 3way switch, 12-2 to a receptacle further down. The switch box is double wide to leave plenty of room for wiring the...
02-05-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Bud9051 I agree about the inspection, but I am...

Bud9051 I agree about the inspection, but I am not putting doors on the closet. Going for open and inviting.
Marks Easier is good. If it doesn't really matter, I'll save it until last to see if I...
02-05-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

closet drywall

I am redoing a bedroom and starting to put up drywall. One of the closet walls is about 2.5 feet wide. I intend to run that section vertically so I don't have a seam to mud. I know I need a...
01-21-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,517
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Handyone and Pilot Dane, it seems you disagree on...

Handyone and Pilot Dane, it seems you disagree on your second choices. Is that just personal preference?

Handyone, why use elbows instead of a straight connection? I have back to back...
01-21-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,517
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Compression or Sharkbite inside the wall?

Handyman caused many issues in my girl's place. Ready to tackle some of the plumbing now. I need to extend the lines for my bathroom sink and toilet by about an inch, as the valves are currently...
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

The guy at the big box store recommended flex...

The guy at the big box store recommended flex tube without insulation. Is that acceptable for exhaust venting?
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Bathroom exhaust vent necessary?

I found out my bathroom exhaust vents in to the attic. I know it is supposed to go outside due to humidity, but I wonder if my situation makes that not necessary. I have a ranch with a crawlspace...
11-08-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,259
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Turning the corner with romex

While rewiring a bedroom, instead of spider legs from the junction box, I am daisy chaining along the wall. I need to bend around a corner of the house, and don't have the right tools to drill...
10-15-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

Powering smoke alarms

Installing hard-wired smoke alarms as part of a remodel. Do they need to be on a seperate breaker, or can I hook into a light circuit for power?
10-07-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

@Abolos. If I can't easily staple the cable,...

@Abolos. If I can't easily staple the cable, what other method would be acceptable for securing the cable with a pvc box?
What circumstances would allow me to forgo the protection in the attic?
10-07-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By SoloChoneWookie

@pcbosa The attic is semi-accessible. It is about...

@pcbosa The attic is semi-accessible. It is about 4 foot tall at the peak. I am doing most of the work on my knees up there. I plan to blow in insulation when I am done with all of the other work.
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