Search: Posts Made By: azzurri
Showing results 1 to 25 of 145
Search took 0.03 seconds.
07-09-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By azzurri

Well I'm still not sure how the multimeter can...

Well I'm still not sure how the multimeter can help me when power is not flowing a circuit, but in any case, All's Well That Ends Well.

I starting poking around the outlets and found that two of...
07-09-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By azzurri

OK, so I checked every outlet (there are 9) on...

OK, so I checked every outlet (there are 9) on the circuit using the multimeter and each one registered a reading of 120.

What does that tell me?

Also on the circuit are 2 light switches, each...
07-09-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By azzurri

Ah, just saw what positive v. negative is all...

Ah, just saw what positive v. negative is all about on youtube!
07-09-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By azzurri

This is the tool I have. If I turn the breaker...

This is the tool I have. If I turn the breaker back ON, will this allow me to check the outlets for power without having to take off the outlet cover and unscrew each outlet? I guess my confusion...
07-09-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By azzurri

Thanks. Yes, the breaker did not flip, so that...

Thanks. Yes, the breaker did not flip, so that is not the issue (I assume that is what is meant by "open"). The problem with trying the outlet/switch closest to the panel is that this circuit spans...
07-09-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By azzurri

Circuit Stopped - How to Find Faulty Outlet/Switch?

Hi,

One of the second floor circuits just stopped working...of course it is the one with the most outlets and light switches running off of it, so short of inspecting them one at a time until I...
03-01-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By azzurri

Thank you, Sleeper. These will be painted...

Thank you, Sleeper. These will be painted (probably white) so that it does not appear too rustic.

I recently built the sunroom shown in the first photo below, and I want to avoid the rustic look...
03-01-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By azzurri

Use basic Pine Boards instead of Shiplap?

Hi,

I'm ready to install wood boards over my fireplace mantle, up to the ceiling. It will be the width of the stone fireplace (below the mantle) which is about 65" and it then extends up to the...
08-17-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By azzurri

That works and is safe? Seems so tenuous of a...

That works and is safe? Seems so tenuous of a connection.
08-17-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By azzurri

(Should Be) Simple Light Connection...

So, I purchased a set of sconces, and lo and behold, I go to install them and...it is something I've never seen before. I imagine this has to be some kind of, ahem, "advancement", but what do I do...
04-29-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By azzurri

thank you! (I think I have to ignore THAT code...

thank you! (I think I have to ignore THAT code this time -- we'll pretend I did this a couple years ago :-) )

actually, it is an exposed garage attic anyway; 99.9% chance there will never be...
04-29-17, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By azzurri

"Simple" Wire Connections For light

Power via 12-2 is coming to a pre-existing junction box. I want to avoid running a 12-2 to a light switch 20 feet away, and then a second 12-2 back all the way back to where the light fixture will...
03-08-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,735
Posted By azzurri

OK, so the reason I asked the question originally...

OK, so the reason I asked the question originally was...

I was mapping out all the circuits in my house, built in 1987. Over the years, a second panel was added by an electrician, as I did major...
03-08-17, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,735
Posted By azzurri

Thank you both. How REAL is the risk of actual...

Thank you both. How REAL is the risk of actual fire or other hazard? I mean is it a legitimate risk or one that for all intents and purposes is only theoretical ("on paper only"). What I mean by...
03-07-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,735
Posted By azzurri

14-gauge Wire on a 20-Amp Circuit...Oh Boy

So I have read "all over the place" that one is not to use 14-gauge wire on a circuit that has a 20-amp breaker. However, I have not read an explanation as to WHY that is so. I.e., what is the REAL...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By azzurri

OK, problem solved. That suggestion to post the...

OK, problem solved. That suggestion to post the labels helped. I did not realize that the "EGLO" as seen in the last photo is the product label. So a search on the internet led to a lighting...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By azzurri

This is all the labeling that is included: 75342

This is all the labeling that is included: 75342
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By azzurri

Unexpected find inside light fixture -- is this right?

Hi. Long time since I've been here. I bought a 3-bulb light fixture (photo 1) on craigslist. Got home to install it, and when I opened up the wire box, I found that there were two cables inside,...
03-15-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 21,955
Posted By azzurri

Opened Package of Grout -- Good For How Long?

I used about 60% of a 10-pound carton of sanded grout 2 years ago and it just so happens that in a new project, I want to use the exact same color.

Is the integrity of the grout maintained after...
02-25-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By azzurri

Hello fellow do-it-yourselfer. Here is another...

Hello fellow do-it-yourselfer. Here is another man's opinion, and one that may help you save money. I have taught myself many crafts, and among the many things I can do well without the need of a...
01-31-10, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By azzurri

Yes. Both switches works properly. Again, with...

Yes. Both switches works properly. Again, with either the red or balck attached along with teh white.

In today's daylight I noticed that in the fan housing closest to where the light bulb...
01-30-10, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By azzurri

OK...The porcelain light fixture works with...

OK...The porcelain light fixture works with either the red or black wire attached to the brass screw (white always on the silver).

So I put the ceilign fan back on and same thing...no fan and...
01-30-10, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By azzurri

The power comes to the light switch. Yes, just...

The power comes to the light switch. Yes, just the one cable comes out of the ceiling box. I believe I tried white to silver and black to gold and then red to gold, but I'll try again.
01-30-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By azzurri

Quick Wiring Question

Well, hopefully it is simple. Ceiling fan stopped working while the attached light is barely lit (just a faint glow). I removed the combo ceiling fan/light in hopes of trying to isolate the...
Replies: 2
Views: 4,596
Posted By azzurri

Ceiling Fan/Light Fixture Not Working

Hi,

All of a sudden, my family room ceiling fan and light fixture stopped working. Now, a day later, while the light bulb gives off a very faint glow, the fan still does not work at all. Any...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 145
 


 
Forum Jump