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08-31-11, 11:12 AM
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Posted By MikeRR

Thanks very much guys, it's not very often that...

Thanks very much guys, it's not very often that things turn our easier than I expected :)
08-31-11, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By MikeRR

Moving a breaker ?

I'm installing a generator interlock kit and have a couple questions. In order to install this kit I need to move the top 2 breakers (right breakers in position 2 and 4) to a lower position in the...
06-12-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,077
Posted By MikeRR

As an update, I took the dimmer out and cleaned...

As an update, I took the dimmer out and cleaned the switch ( the varible brightness control part) with some radio shack contact cleaner. It's been working great since then.
Replies: 4
Views: 2,491
Posted By MikeRR

Thanks guys for the clarificatin on the GFI. ...

Thanks guys for the clarificatin on the GFI. Also the medallion was a great suggestion. Lowes had a medallion which was a perfect fit !
06-12-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By MikeRR

Flattened drain pipe

Im installing a gutter on my deck. Near the deck is another gutter from the house which drains into a drain line that carries the water off into the backyard through an underground 3 inch white...
Replies: 7
Views: 10,618
Posted By MikeRR

I would think that the switch running the in...

I would think that the switch running the in 1000w position to provide 585w would run cooler than having it it run nearly full out in the 600W position. I generally try not to exceed 80% of max...
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By MikeRR

Do outdoor ceiling fans require an indoor on/off switch ?

Additional question to a previous post. When installing a ceiling fan (outdoors in my case) is it required that there be an indoor on/off switch, or is the fan pull chain on the unit sufficient for...
Replies: 7
Views: 8,133
Posted By MikeRR

I suspect it would not hurt, but I'm not...

I suspect it would not hurt, but I'm not convinced it matters, worst case turn it around just before you install it. Whenever you start a new bulb for the first time the gases always take a couple...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,491
Posted By MikeRR

Question Install ceiling fan with raised box

I'm installing a ceiling fan to a box, which is mounted to the ceiling. This is an outdoor ceiling under deck application. I've followed directions precisely as shown here:...
01-24-11, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,077
Posted By MikeRR

No CFL's, just 65W incan floods. It has just...

No CFL's, just 65W incan floods. It has just recently started, and the switch is on an outside wall, so maybe you're right about the loose wirenut ( as a result of the cold ). I'll pull it out and...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By MikeRR

Thanks for you response but as a diy’r I'd still...

Thanks for you response but as a diy’r I'd still wish to pursue this for a few reasons:
1) I suspect a new fixture will cost $15 - $20 - $25
2) A new fixture will look out of place with my existing...
01-23-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,077
Posted By MikeRR

Do dimmers go bad like this ?

The lights in my den are connected to a dimmer. Lately when the dimmer is switched on and at low lighting, the lights flicker. If I turn the dimmer up to max the flickering stops. Also after it's...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By MikeRR

Fluoresent fixture part ??

I have a fluorescent fixture which is giving me a problem. One of the bulbs does not work and I've found out that the problem is one of the parts in the fixture has gone bad. Problem is that I'm...
07-19-09, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By MikeRR

You sure he was not the plumber :)

You sure he was not the plumber :)
07-19-09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,583
Posted By MikeRR

You're in the right forum, but you should not...

You're in the right forum, but you should not hijack this thread with your DIY help questions.

You should create you own thread so that whne people read the title they will be better able to help...
07-18-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,998
Posted By MikeRR

I have the fan connected to the motor, it's a...

I have the fan connected to the motor, it's a tower fan like this one.
Overstock Climate Keeper Oscillating Tower Fan Customer Ratings & Reviews - Top & Best Rated Products...
07-17-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,998
Posted By MikeRR

Electric motor wiring

I had a fan which recently broke down. It had a curcuit board that powered the fan. The board is dead but the motor seems to work ok. I'd like to disconnect the board and just run the motor...
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By MikeRR

Measuring airflow

I'd like to measure the airflow from my ducts and was looking to buy an Anemometer to get the precise airflow measurement. I see then on e-bay starting at about $30. I'm just not sure what level of...
06-04-08, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 973
Posted By MikeRR

Attic fan noises

I have 2 attic exhaust fan running. In the house and especially in the room below the fans they can be heard quite loud. They are both less than 2 years old and feel tight and solid. When I go...
03-04-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,199
Posted By MikeRR

Thanks guys, leaving a half inch may make the job...

Thanks guys, leaving a half inch may make the job easier since I'll just lay it flush on the tile and it'll end up being the half inch off the floor from the tile end point.
02-21-08, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,540
Posted By MikeRR

ceiling fan on suspended ceiling

How do Install a ceiling fan on a suspended ceiling. I assume the ceiling tile is not strong enough to support it and what about the box, is there a way to support it also ?
02-20-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,199
Posted By MikeRR

Baseboard height with tile and carpet

I'm nearly finished my year long basement build and getting to some fine points. The floor is concrete and I have installed a slate tile door entrance. I'm getting ready to install the baseboard...
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By MikeRR

Agree with 12 inches as standard, but some are...

Agree with 12 inches as standard, but some are different. If you have a specific one in mind check it's specs first. Also the 12 inches is to the wall so if you install a new wall dont forget to...
Replies: 2
Views: 2,226
Posted By MikeRR

Tighten shower pipe

I'm installing a shower and trying to tighten the shower pipe (the angled pipe that comes out of the wall that connects to the shower head). I have it tight but it point up unstead of down and when...
11-28-07, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 926
Posted By MikeRR

Lighting for suspended ceiling

I'm going to install a suspended ceiling in my basement. Should I be wiring my recessed lights before installing the ceiling or after ?
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