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03-26-19, 11:50 AM
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Posted By axxel

Thanks everyone for the help. Decided to call in...

Thanks everyone for the help. Decided to call in an electrician to be safe.

​​​ Had one last question. Is genmax a good brand gfci? That's what is installed in bathroom outlet. Can't find much...
03-26-19, 07:42 AM
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Posted By axxel

Just removed the switch. I have the following in...

Just removed the switch. I have the following in switch box:

3 cable (Black, red white)
2 cable (Black, white)

The blacks from both cables are wirenutted together, then going to bottom...
03-25-19, 04:27 PM
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Posted By axxel

Bit confused. Do you mean on a single pole...

Bit confused. Do you mean on a single pole switch, it matters which screw the hot wire is on? I've thought it doesn't matter if it's top or bottom screw.

Also, does it matter whether there are any...
03-25-19, 03:31 PM
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Posted By axxel

It's the ceiling box wiring. The white one was...

It's the ceiling box wiring. The white one was the hot one. I did not pull the switch yet.

I'm using a digital meter. I'll pick up analog when I get a chance. When i get a weird reading on the...
03-25-19, 02:11 PM
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Posted By axxel

Gotcha. If the switch was miswired, would the...

Gotcha. If the switch was miswired, would the light turn on when switch was in off position?

The white wire feeding the light fixture is the hot one. I've tried connecting it to both the black...
03-25-19, 01:06 PM
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Posted By axxel

Found the flow of stream on the receptacles and...

Found the flow of stream on the receptacles and made some adjustments and seem to be all good now.

As for light fixtures, still a bit stumped. I know my bathroom has a miswire but I'm not sure...
03-24-19, 06:21 PM
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Posted By axxel

On back to back outlets, will one still be first...

On back to back outlets, will one still be first in line, upstream from the other?
03-24-19, 09:21 AM
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Posted By axxel

Sorry dumb question but when you have multiple...

Sorry dumb question but when you have multiple rooms on same circuit, are they still up and down stream of each other? Having trouble deciding whether to inspect forgetf in bathroom or bedroom. Both...
03-23-19, 07:26 PM
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Posted By axxel

I think I've isolated it down a bit further. I...

I think I've isolated it down a bit further. I want to reverse hot neutral in a receptacle upstream to see if it corrects everything downstream. I just don't know which direction is upstream. Anyway...
03-23-19, 11:47 AM
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Posted By axxel

The scorch marks were on the plug and yes it was...

The scorch marks were on the plug and yes it was happening when the item (treadmill) was in on position when plugging in. I've just replaced that receptacle and it has not arced yet. It was...
03-23-19, 06:38 AM
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Posted By axxel

Is the arcing normal if it's enough to leave...

Is the arcing normal if it's enough to leave small black scorch marks?
03-23-19, 05:16 AM
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Posted By axxel

PJMax: I took meter to a light fixture and...

PJMax: I took meter to a light fixture and initially saw 20V with light switch off then after checking other light fixtures, and returned to it, it had returned to 0volts and 120v with switch on.
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03-22-19, 04:26 PM
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Posted By axxel

Can a light switch or fixture cause hot neutral reverse readings at receptacles?

I've got hot neutral reverse readings on all receptacles on a circuit in my home. I've verified correct wire color orientation (black to narrow, white to wide terminal) on all outlets. Only thing I...
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Posted By axxel

Best porcelain tub touch up paint?

Need to be able to use tub next day.

Rustoleum touch up paint recommends 3 days.

Suggestions on other products?
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Posted By axxel

Question is to paint over drain flange. The cover...

Question is to paint over drain flange. The cover is removed.
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Posted By axxel

Tub refinish- painting over drain vs around

Have had issues with paint peeling around drain.

Painting over it sounds interesting and an option with my tub refinisher.

Which one would you think would last longer?
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Posted By axxel

How to cap tub nipple or adapter when refinishing tub?

My tub has a delta adapter on the 1/2 threaded nipple. I would like to cap either the adapter or remove it and cap the nipple to prevent any water drops when my tub is being refinished.

What type...
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Posted By axxel

Can I use a siliconized acrylic caulk to paint over silicone caulk?

Have some messy silicone caulk lines around the top of my shower tiles. Wondering if a siliconized acrylic caulk will stick to it well enough to then paint over it?

Another idea is zinsser 123...
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Posted By axxel

Anyone know what these washers are called and where to get them?

Have not found them at HD or local hardware stores.

Are they beveled washers? I've only found rigid types and these are flexible.

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Posted By axxel

Thank you very much. Appreciate it.

Thank you very much. Appreciate it.
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Posted By axxel

Yes, sink drain is about an inch further out past...

Yes, sink drain is about an inch further out past large drain.

Will I find the similar s bend pipe at home depot?

Space is not an issue lol. Plenty of room down there and well concealed.
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Posted By axxel

How to convert this to pvc?

Want to replace sink drain to pvc. P trap going into wall won't be changed.

Is that curved piece an S bend? Are these pretty standard items HD should carry?

Since they use compression fittings,...
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Posted By axxel

Anyone ever Redgarded over a backerboard primed...

Anyone ever Redgarded over a backerboard primed with water based primer? I did a test piece. Primed with zinsser 123 and then RG. The grip is amazing. I asked RG and all they will tell me is they...
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Posted By axxel

Would that include Behr Premius Plus Ultra? Good...

Would that include Behr Premius Plus Ultra? Good for around shower head? We've been using this previously. I'm not sure if it's enamel or what...
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Posted By axxel

Thanks marksr. Yes we have a good exhaust vent...

Thanks marksr. Yes we have a good exhaust vent with great air flow.
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