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So I feel pretty dumb but thanks to Pulpo for...

So I feel pretty dumb but thanks to Pulpo for making me go back to basics. My problem was that I thought the black wire in the switch was hot, it was not it was the white wire (again, I inherited...
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Thanks for the reply. I too was/am...

Thanks for the reply.

I too was/am suspicious of the switch wiring vs. the ceiling box which is what started to scare me. I had also tried connecting the hot to the switch and the red from the...
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Dimmer Challenges

It seemed so simple but hasn't turned out that way. I wanted to install a dimmer in my eldest daughter's room. I mistakenly didn't take a picture of the previously installed light switch but went a...
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Thanks for the replies. Looked up the edger...

Thanks for the replies.

Looked up the edger and wondering how important it is over an orbital sander and a belt sander?

Like the idea about plywood on the risers as that just looks to be...
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Stair Refinishing Advice

I recently removed the carpeting from a set of stairs with hopes of refinishing them to some minor degree. Now that I have removed the carpeting I'm looking for fairly simple options I could do...
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Ok will do that today. As for the switch do I do...

Ok will do that today. As for the switch do I do anything else (like what I suggested below) or just cap the red?
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So the problem is there was no 'original' because...

So the problem is there was no 'original' because it was a new construction so the wires were just bundled off in the box.

The red in the ceiling box is capped off with the black from the fan.
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So when you say cap the red wire is it just that...

So when you say cap the red wire is it just that wire in both the switch and the fixture?

Think the only confusing part is with the switch, which wires do I connect in the switch? I assume the...
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Should have read, "there is also another light in...

Should have read, "there is also another light in the room, there two switches [on the wall] one for each light."

As for the wiring, guilty as charged. Everything before the fan was done by an...
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Pictures Cometh

Thanks for the replies and the welcome. Think I have a better idea where this might go but have included pictures - hope they are explanatory enough. Want to answer Chandler's questions:
1. This...
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Exclamation Ceiling Fan, Light, Wires equals Fear

Was trying to install a ceiling fan with a light in my bedroom and will admit that I may have bitten off more than I could chew.

Now please stay with on this, the ceiling has two black, two white,...
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