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Posted By canuk

Pjmax --- that might be the winning guess :D

Pjmax --- that might be the winning guess :D
12-10-13, 04:44 PM
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Posted By canuk

Wow !!! Then that inspector should be in a...

Wow !!!
Then that inspector should be in a completely different line of work --- perhaps a Wal-mart greeter.

Good luck with your project.
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Posted By canuk

Generally, during the excavation for the...

Generally, during the excavation for the foundation there might be an oversized hole to allow for placing the forms and general access --- that's normal and to be expected. How much depends on the...
12-10-13, 04:04 PM
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Posted By canuk

This is the reason why codes changed to mandate...

This is the reason why codes changed to mandate the double breakers are common trip. This is to ensure if one circuit sharing the neutral goes down the other goes down to prevent an unbalanced load...
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Posted By canuk

see first attached picture for the connections...

see first attached picture for the connections that should be from switch to light fixture.

The second picture at the switch box is confusing ?
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Posted By canuk

Is this garage remaining as a garage ? If so ,...

Is this garage remaining as a garage ? If so , then would this connection to the living space meet fire codes ?

It's difficult to really comment on what you can do here. The main reason , when it...
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Posted By canuk

The location of the light(s) isn't relevent ---...

The location of the light(s) isn't relevent --- the fact is the light(s) ultimately connect to a 3-way switch. The 4-way switches do not directly connect to the light(s).
12-10-13, 11:05 AM
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Posted By canuk

Zack --- welcome to the forum. :) By chance...

Zack --- welcome to the forum. :)

By chance did you have a home inspection done before buying the house ? I would suspect you didn't or the inspector would have red flagged this issue.

Just...
12-08-13, 05:49 PM
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Posted By canuk

Ahhh --- the hunt begins. ;) Let me know how...

Ahhh --- the hunt begins. ;)

Let me know how you make out. :cool:
12-08-13, 05:38 PM
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Posted By canuk

Based on this information I would say it's wire...

Based on this information I would say it's wire incorrectly.

The white wire should be connected on the *C* terminal.
12-07-13, 09:32 PM
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Posted By canuk

Keep us posted. Tell me about the dryness. ...

Keep us posted.

Tell me about the dryness.
It's -30 outside and probably about 25-30% humidity inside.
12-07-13, 09:22 PM
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Posted By canuk

You're welcome. Glad to help :)

You're welcome. Glad to help :)
12-07-13, 09:19 PM
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Posted By canuk

Yep -- that's what it is plaster on gypsum lath...

Yep -- that's what it is plaster on gypsum lath board. Same thing that I have in my home.
12-07-13, 09:03 PM
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Posted By canuk

Hmmm --- interesting. It's possible that...

Hmmm --- interesting.

It's possible that black wire was grounding out to the metal ductwork. That's just a guess.
Or it's possible the humidisat is wonky.


The humidity will take some time to...
12-07-13, 08:52 PM
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Posted By canuk

Move the purple wire from the *red*( med-low) to...

Move the purple wire from the *red*( med-low) to the *blue* ( med).
Make sure to shut the power off to the furnace before doing so.
12-07-13, 08:29 PM
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Posted By canuk

Huhh ?!?!?!?!? How is it curently wired up...

Huhh ?!?!?!?!?

How is it curently wired up at the furnace ?
12-07-13, 06:54 PM
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Posted By canuk

That Froth-pac might just be the cat's meow. I...

That Froth-pac might just be the cat's meow. I didn't know that Rona sells it.
I would consider it. Just make sure to check the coverage area per package , but if only takes 2 boxes then it might be...
12-07-13, 05:41 PM
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Posted By canuk

Have to agree with joecaption1. And I see at...

Have to agree with joecaption1. And I see at least 2 permits-- structural & electrical.
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Posted By canuk

I'm thinking your instinct may be correct. More...

I'm thinking your instinct may be correct. More so in that the entire return truck seems to be smaller than the supply system. In simple terms --- with a forced air system the air flow for both the...
12-07-13, 03:27 PM
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Posted By canuk

Every pair of wire nuts counts as one conductor...

Every pair of wire nuts counts as one conductor in the CEC box calcs.
12-07-13, 03:23 PM
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Posted By canuk

No worries -- just want to bring you up to speed...

No worries -- just want to bring you up to speed on some terminology. The inspector likes to here the correct terms coming from a DIYer -- it gives them a sense that you have some understanding of...
12-07-13, 02:43 PM
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Posted By canuk

Yep --- tell me about it. Woke up this morning...

Yep --- tell me about it.
Woke up this morning it was -29C ( -20F ) without a windchill. Of course the battery in my work vehicle gave up it's ghost and had to screw around in the cold to get it...
12-06-13, 06:12 PM
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Posted By canuk

Usually in those situations the cable gets folded...

Usually in those situations the cable gets folded up and kinking the cable which can cause signal issues. Kinking is also an issue when running the cable. As well, maintining the proper twists of...
12-06-13, 05:29 PM
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Posted By canuk

Yep -- if you get the gangable boxes. ...

Yep -- if you get the gangable boxes.


Line in to GFCI --- load out to other receptacle and yes it would be allowed because of the GFCI protection and maximum of two duplex on one circuit.

The...
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Posted By canuk

When you reformated and reloaded Windows it...

When you reformated and reloaded Windows it wouldn't write to the bad sectors.
Normally the known bad sectors are flagged so as to avoid writing to them. However, if your HDD was improperly shutdown...
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