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Interesting! I totally skipped the 6/12v fire...

Interesting! I totally skipped the 6/12v fire panel reference in the installation guide. Guess I will have to purchase the same exact unit (or a replacement model) as the one I purchased is...
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Wiring a heat detector

My house has many hardwired smoke detectors that are interconnected. I only have one hardwired heat alarm in the center foyer ceiling that I am lookin the replace.

The existing heat detector:...
10-09-22, 04:38 AM
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Thank you! I will go with EMT.

Thank you! I will go with EMT.
10-09-22, 04:35 AM
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Posting update: The water treatment system...

Posting update:

The water treatment system is on a separate circuit than the well pump. I switched off the water treatment breaker for a period of two weeks. During this time the well pump...
10-08-22, 05:24 AM
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Thank you PJmax and lambition! The electrical...

Thank you PJmax and lambition! The electrical boxes are mounted to steel plates which are mounted to the underside of a corrugated steel concrete pan between two "legs" of the pan (second story...
10-07-22, 05:38 PM
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Running wire through PVC conduit outdoors

I have an existing outdoor ceiling box that I would like to branch off to a new box (for a floodlight) approximately 4 away. Both boxes have 1/2 threaded holes. Can I run 3-wire sheathed cable...
10-05-22, 05:19 AM
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Thanks again! I will be looking to replace the...

Thanks again! I will be looking to replace the existing outlet box with a bigger one to accommodate the extra wires. For my own edification, if I was trying to power four lights each on its own...
10-04-22, 10:08 AM
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Posted By cfodps

JoeD - One more question should you have the...

JoeD -

One more question should you have the time to answer. I was able to connect with the electrician (business owner) whose employee (at the time) wired my house. The employee no longer works...
10-03-22, 06:36 PM
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Got it. Thank you!

Got it. Thank you!
10-03-22, 12:39 PM
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Posted By cfodps

So now here's a new dilemma. The outdoor ceiling...

So now here's a new dilemma. The outdoor ceiling fan/light I purchased has a transmitter that needs to be hardwired and hidden in the fan canopy. The fan/light is controlled using a remote. The...
10-02-22, 06:14 PM
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You guys are awesome! I will review the...

You guys are awesome! I will review the drawings/steps and try on my next installation attempt (Wednesday). Thank you for the step-by-step instructions!
10-02-22, 03:33 PM
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Also, the only connection he made was at the...

Also, the only connection he made was at the exterior switch. He had two Black on one terminal and two White on the other terminal, and two ground wires to the ground terminal. Based on my...
10-02-22, 03:29 PM
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Hi Pete, Why are there are two wires to the...

Hi Pete,

Why are there are two wires to the ceiling box ? I just mounted the ceiling box myself this weekend. He had left them wound up in blue round plastic box with a lid. He had left two...
10-02-22, 02:42 PM
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JoeD, Can you please clarify for me... ...

JoeD,

Can you please clarify for me...

Connect all the whites including the one on the receptacle. (Use a pigtail to connect back to receptacle?)
Connect 4 and 2 black to the hot connected to...
10-02-22, 02:24 PM
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Yes, 1 & 2 are the wire pairs left of the plug...

Yes, 1 & 2 are the wire pairs left of the plug and 3 & 4 are on the right.
10-02-22, 02:22 PM
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Posted By cfodps

Also, it appears that there are no direct wires...

Also, it appears that there are no direct wires from the wall switch to the overhead box. All four sets of wires run from the exterior to the interior (2 from the wall switch and 2 from overhead...
10-02-22, 02:10 PM
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Help wiring - loose wires

Hello all -

When my house was constructed 10+ years ago I had the electrician run wires to an outside balcony. The idea at the time was to leave a provision to hang future lights or a ceiling...
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Posted By cfodps

Sound advice. Thank you.

Sound advice. Thank you.
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Posted By cfodps

Great! Thank you.

Great! Thank you.
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Grundfos CU301 controller & diaphragm tank

Hoping someone can help clarify the following for me...

Grundfos CU301 controller (set to maintain 70 psi)
JetRite2 4.5gl diaphragm tank
Inline pressure gauge (cycles between 60 psi - 80 psi on...
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Thank you Mark. Any concerns of an oil base not...

Thank you Mark. Any concerns of an oil base not adhering properly? From what I have read online the galvanized steel has a coating that oil paints don't adhere to very good, and over time the paint...
08-07-22, 04:14 PM
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Posted By cfodps

Breakers: All GE from 13 years ago. Got it. ...

Breakers: All GE from 13 years ago. Got it. Thank you.

Regarding pump: It's been happening for the past 2 weeks or so. It only happens when the water treatment turns on for a regeneration cycle...
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Painting galvanized steel deck

Seeking advice. What type of paint can I use on a steel beam and a galvanized steel deck? The beam and deck are 13 years old supporting a second-story balcony. Some surface rust nothing horrible. For...
08-07-22, 02:05 PM
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All great suggestions, thank you. I will check...

All great suggestions, thank you. I will check controller board manual and also force the backwash at my convenience to observe what is going on.

The breaker is a GE 20 amp dual-pole RT-693 Type...
08-06-22, 04:47 AM
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Pilot Dane, Best way I can describe it... ...

Pilot Dane,

Best way I can describe it...

1) Confirmed that the well pump and the softener/cleaner system are NOT on the same breaker. The well pump is on a 20 amp dual breaker while the...
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