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Cracked paint on ceiling

hi all,

i just had a painter come and paint the acoustic ceiling in my house. he started painting the ceiling (about 450 s/f) at about 10:30 and was done with his second coat by noon, maybe 12:15...
04-19-08, 05:58 PM
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Putting a switch where it might get splashed with water?

Hi,

This forum is awesome. I have a quick question about switch locations. I am putting a switch in a bathroom. The switch will power the vent/light/heater assembly. That assemly is the only unit...
04-18-08, 12:41 PM
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Ahh, perfect! Joed's diagram worked awesome,...

Ahh, perfect! Joed's diagram worked awesome, thanks!!
04-16-08, 06:50 PM
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i'll try to clarify a little... so the power...

i'll try to clarify a little...

so the power comes out of the breaker toward the lights on 14-2 wire.

then it goes through all three lights on 14-2

then it goes to "switch 1" on 14-2

it...
04-16-08, 06:15 PM
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Stuck with lighting wiring

This is probably a really simple fix. I'm installing can lights in an unfinished ceiling. The setup is power-light-light-light-switch-switch. I'm running 14-2 through the lights to the first switch,...
11-28-07, 08:52 AM
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Posted By nswelton

basement insulation question

hi - am converign my basement into a guest unit and have a quetion... the floor is a plywood subfloor over 2x8 joists that are about 3 feet over the earth. (the floor doesn't go down to a poured...
11-27-07, 05:08 PM
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Posted By nswelton

So if I convert my 240v heating system to a 120v...

So if I convert my 240v heating system to a 120v amp rating I'd add another 16A to my load so I'd have 85A or something. Why would a 60A breaker be sufficient?
11-27-07, 04:43 PM
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Posted By nswelton

apartment wiring loads

so i'm going to wire my basement for a guest unit... do these calculations make sense while i'm trying to figure out how big a subpanel needs to be?

lighting: 3A (14 23W CFL lighting fixtures)...
11-27-07, 10:25 AM
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I think for the kitchenette I'll need a 20A 240v...

I think for the kitchenette I'll need a 20A 240v circuit for the burner, a 20A circuit for the fridge and microwave, and a 20A circuit for the toaster oven/receptacles.

So if I move a 240v circuit...
11-27-07, 09:20 AM
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Posted By nswelton

Forward-thinking strategy for wiring a subpanel

Hi all,

I just bought an all-electric house with a 200A main panel. Unfortunately it's totally full and there are no more slots available. It's a GE from 1976 but I can't figure out what model...
11-26-07, 03:52 PM
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Okay. I still don't quite get it but here's how...

Okay. I still don't quite get it but here's how the wiring goes...

Power comes in from the breaker box on 12-2 cable, enters the box where the thermostat is, and goes out along two lengths of 12-2...
11-26-07, 02:14 PM
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Posted By nswelton

hey thanks for the note. i found an end-run...

hey thanks for the note. i found an end-run heater on a different circuit in the basement that we're replacing and the wires that come into that heater are just one white and one black and one...
11-26-07, 01:14 PM
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can i use a 4 wire thermostat on a 2 wire system?

hi -- im replacing our thermostats on our 240v baseboard heating system. everything is wired with 12-2 wiring.

i bought the honeywell rlv430a from home depot (which has two wires on the back) and...
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