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Two split outlets on a single switch

I'm wiring a new master bedroom. My wife wants the bedside lamps controlled by a switch, but she isn't sure which wall she wants the bed on. To cover both possibilities, I've decided to wire an...
07-23-07, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Moderndad

Thanks for the advice, guys. The metal staples...

Thanks for the advice, guys. The metal staples I've been using are leftovers from a previous project, and I didn't want them to go to waste. Next time I'll use the plastic ones.

John
07-23-07, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Moderndad

Are these required by code? I've already...

Are these required by code? I've already finished wiring nearly all of two levels, and securing all the cables with metal staples. I used them several years ago when finishing my basement, and the...
07-23-07, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Moderndad

Yes, it's OSB. I thought about stapling it to...

Yes, it's OSB. I thought about stapling it to the top edge of the bottom piece of wood, which is about 2" thick, but I wasn't sure if 2" was far enough away from where I'll be attaching drywall. If...
07-23-07, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Moderndad

Securing Cables to Engineered Joists

I'm having a problem trying to figure out how to secure electrical cables that run along the floor joists supporting the second floor of my addition. They're engineered "I" joists, made with 1/2"...
07-05-07, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Moderndad

Thanks! John

Thanks!

John
07-05-07, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Moderndad

Interior grade wiring in a crawl space

I need to run 10/2 wiring from the subpanel on the east wall of the first floor of an addition to the west side of the crawl space below it where two 40-gallon water heaters will be installed. I had...
06-01-07, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Moderndad

Thanks, Bob. I think I have it now. John

Thanks, Bob. I think I have it now.

John
06-01-07, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Moderndad

Thanks for the quick replies, guys. It's...

Thanks for the quick replies, guys. It's starting to make sense now, but I'm not quite there yet.

Bob, when you say that it would be better to run the wires to the lights from the second box, do...
05-31-07, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Moderndad

Controlling Ceiling Lights from Two Locations

I'm a novice when it comes to electrical wiring, so please excuse my ignorance. I'm wiring a new family room. I've installed 12 recessed ceiling fixtures in a new family room addition. I want to...
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