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12-06-11, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Dregg

Thanks Ray, I'll look into that.

Thanks Ray, I'll look into that.
12-05-11, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Dregg

First of all, thanks for all the tips and advice....

First of all, thanks for all the tips and advice.

This is what I learned. I took the advice of using a low wattage bulb on one of the circuits and the problem is eliminated.
I found that if I...
11-29-11, 11:08 PM
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Posted By Dregg

Ok, contacted Leviton (Cooper never called...

Ok, contacted Leviton (Cooper never called back....no surprise there !) and told them my situation. Leviton said they do not make an illuminated toggle switch with a neutral. Their "pilot lighted"...
11-25-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By Dregg

Jay, Thanks for your help. I'll hook it up...

Jay,

Thanks for your help. I'll hook it up and report back.
11-25-11, 10:29 AM
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Views: 17,943
Posted By Dregg

Ray, The Leviton switches have no neutral....

Ray,

The Leviton switches have no neutral. They're wired like a standard switch. I can't explain why I don't have a problem with the Levitons but have issues with the Cooper switches.
11-24-11, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Dregg

Cleaning grout

What is the best approach to clean grout? What type brush should I use, and what type of cleaner should I use that I can find at Home Depot or Lowes?

TIA
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Posted By Dregg

Electric stove......1 burner not working

I have an electric stove in a condo I just recently purchased. One of the heating elements/burners do not work. I'm not familiar with electric stoves. I did remove the grill and cleaned the contacts...
11-24-11, 11:02 AM
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Views: 1,530
Posted By Dregg

Imageshack - wiring2c.jpg...

Imageshack - wiring2c.jpg (http://imageshack.us/f/842/wiring2c.jpg/)

Hope this is what you were looking for.
11-24-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By Dregg

Jay, I tried to copy the wiring diagram to no...

Jay, I tried to copy the wiring diagram to no avail. I'll have to hand draw it and scan that.
11-24-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,943
Posted By Dregg

Good info here but it just may be out of my skill...

Good info here but it just may be out of my skill level.....especially since I'm now 500 miles away from the condo where I'm having these issues. I'm in my home now surrounded by Leviton illuminated...
11-23-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,196
Posted By Dregg

Sliding door blinds......need repair

I'm looking for parts to repair the blinds that cover my sliding door.
It's the one that has the slats that "open or close" depending upon which way you turn the little stick like device they give...
11-23-11, 09:30 PM
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Views: 17,943
Posted By Dregg

I really don't want to use a regular switch. The...

I really don't want to use a regular switch. The illuminated switches were put in place for elderly residents to find their way in the dark. The florescent lighting was put in place to help ease the...
11-23-11, 09:00 PM
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Views: 1,530
Posted By Dregg

I tried taking several pics but this is the best...

I tried taking several pics but this is the best one I have.

As you can see, E and W1 are on the upper block.
W2 is on the lower block.

http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/4790/img8414h.jpg
11-22-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,943
Posted By Dregg

How can I fix this? Also. besides shortening...

How can I fix this?

Also. besides shortening the life of the flourescent bulbs, any other concerns I should know about ?
11-20-11, 08:23 PM
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Views: 1,530
Posted By Dregg

wiring new thermostat........question ?

I'm wiring up a new thermostat. The system is electric heat/cooling/water. The old manual thermostat setting is:
Off: Heat/Cool
Fan: Auto/On
Norm/Emergency Heat

New thermostat is digital:...
11-20-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,943
Posted By Dregg

Illuminated toggle switches w/florescent lighting

I have a question regarding illuminated toggle switches.

I wired my house in 2003 with Leviton illuminated traditional toggle switches. I have florescent lighting and LED lighting throughout the...
11-02-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,074
Posted By Dregg

Well, system is now operating normally. The...

Well, system is now operating normally. The culprit was the "fan limit switch" that was not adjusted properly. It took me awhile to figure it out but I now have the system running as it should.
11-02-11, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,074
Posted By Dregg

Ok, doing more reading and I find that the "Fan...

Ok, doing more reading and I find that the "Fan limit switch" could be at fault. Going to look into that possibility.
11-02-11, 03:11 PM
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Views: 2,074
Posted By Dregg

Furnace fan will not shut off

I have an older Rheem forced hot air furnace which runs on oil. It's controlled by a Honeywell RTH6450 (5-1-1 Thermostat).

When I first started the system this year, I noticed the furnace fan...
10-30-11, 04:21 PM
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Views: 22,072
Posted By Dregg

Thanks so much for the info.

Thanks so much for the info.
10-29-11, 09:31 PM
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Views: 22,072
Posted By Dregg

Looking for a password protected thermostat

I own a rental condo in Myrtle Beach. I want to install a thermostat that is password protected where I can set limits (max low settings, and max high settings) Clients like to bump the thermostat to...
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Views: 1,110
Posted By Dregg

Guys, i appreciate the concern for the system...

Guys, i appreciate the concern for the system calling the police for me. That's not what i want though. All i want is a system i can install myself with a siren.
Can we get back on topic here and...
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Views: 1,110
Posted By Dregg

I just need a system to make noise. I live in a...

I just need a system to make noise. I live in a suburb with alot of nosy neighbors (good ones though) and a bunch of cops and firemen on the block. If it goes off in the night, i have resources to...
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Views: 1,110
Posted By Dregg

1st time home alarm

Want to install my own home alarm system but don't know a thing about them. A little info:

House has a basement, main floor, and 2nd story. The windows and doors that need protecting are as...
02-02-07, 07:24 PM
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Views: 37,588
Posted By Dregg

NJDave Since your last reply, i'm going to...

NJDave

Since your last reply, i'm going to suggest something different. If i were in your shoes, knowing what you know about the house, i would remove the sheetrock and inspect what the previous...
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