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Posted By jehaz

Here are some images: Untouched light: ...

Here are some images:

Untouched light:
44931

Switch by working light:
44932

Switch by light I need to wire:
44934
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Posted By jehaz

I put in a new fixture box so I had to take the...

I put in a new fixture box so I had to take the old fixture apart
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Posted By jehaz

Help wiring light fixture

Hi, I have 2 ceiling lights with 2 3-way switches.

I decided to replace one of the light fixtures but made a bad job of remembering how the wires were connected.


Both of the lights have 2...
07-09-14, 02:12 PM
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Posted By jehaz

Thanks for all your help. I bought the...

Thanks for all your help.

I bought the RHT7600 from Home Depot

I must have wired something up wrong, because now when I set the temperature to a cooler temp, with cool mode on, I get heat...
07-08-14, 08:45 PM
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Posted By jehaz

thanks. Hw can you tell that thats what I need?...

thanks. Hw can you tell that thats what I need? Because of the black wire?

Will this work?
http://www.amazon.com/Lux-TX500U-Universal-Programmable-Thermostat/dp/B00F19KW0S/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top
07-08-14, 07:07 PM
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Posted By jehaz

Will this thermostat work?

Hi,

I have an old honeywell LR95329 that does not turn on the cold air unless I set the temperature really low (60). I imagine the mechanical thermostat coil is bust?

I would like to replace it...
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Posted By jehaz

Inside Corner trim for flooring

I have laid a cherry colored Allure vinyl plank floor in the basement, on top of concrete slab.

Where the baseboard meets the floor, I need to lay some trim.
Instead of using the normal rounded...
02-08-14, 11:43 PM
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Posted By jehaz

The 90amp siemens breaker came with grease...

The 90amp siemens breaker came with grease already on the connections.
All the other breakers were fitted by a pro, so I can probably leave them alone.

My bigger concern is that I put the right...
02-08-14, 11:28 AM
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Posted By jehaz

Right, the wire was silver in color so it must be...

Right, the wire was silver in color so it must be Al.
Thanks for the tip about the grease. Only the breaker's bus connection has been lubed so I will re-lube the cables too.

The cable sleeves are...
02-08-14, 11:09 AM
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Posted By jehaz

I have installed the 90amp breaker (top-left...

I have installed the 90amp breaker (top-left breaker in the picture) because thats all I could find this weekend, and the electrician had recommended that anyway.

No more lights flickering...
but...
02-08-14, 08:21 AM
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Posted By jehaz

Its a Siemens, about 22 years old. I knew...

Its a Siemens, about 22 years old.

I knew the main breaker was failing because it was super hot and smelly, and when the heating came on the smell filled the house. So I flipped it off and called...
02-07-14, 10:23 PM
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Posted By jehaz

Its a 2 pole. I dont know much about electrical -...

Its a 2 pole. I dont know much about electrical - I had an electrician round to replace the main 200amp breaker which was hot and burning, and he replaced it with a 225.

He said he also noticed...
02-07-14, 10:16 PM
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Posted By jehaz

How many amps on breaker to sub panel?

Hi,

I had to call an electrician because I had a 200amp main breaker that was failing.

As the electrician was leaving, he said he noticed that the 80amp breaker to my sub panel was on its way...
02-07-14, 08:52 PM
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Posted By jehaz

Siemens 80 amp breaker replacement

Hi,

I have a 225 amp Siemens panel model g4242mb1225 which I need to replace a breaker on.

Its an 80 amp which goes to a sub breaker box for the upstairs wiring.
All the lights on that sub are...
01-08-14, 01:19 PM
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Posted By jehaz

I have a red and black wire coming from one...

I have a red and black wire coming from one cable, and a red and black wire from another cable.
I have wired it correclty according to the diagram, as well as how it was in the old GFI. I am not...
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Posted By jehaz

Using comcast modem with existing phone sockets

Hi,

We used to be on AT&T for phone. We have the outside phone box, and then a network of internal phone lines/sockets for nearly every room.

When we moved over to Comcast, the phone line came...
01-02-14, 06:00 PM
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Posted By jehaz

yes it's an electric furnace HVAC system. ...

yes it's an electric furnace HVAC system.

The main breaker is a little hotter than the 50amp breaker, its not burning hot like a lightbulb, but its definatly very warm.
01-02-14, 05:20 PM
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Posted By jehaz

warm breaker when heating is on

Hi,

I noticed this evening that the 50amp breaker for my heating system is warm, and the main breaker is even warmer.

Everything is working fine and nothing has tripped, and if i turn the heat...
01-02-14, 12:54 PM
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Posted By jehaz

GFCI - is it working correctly on the whole circuit?

Hi,

I am replacing a GFCI outlet in the kitchen.

The reason I started this project is simply to replace all of the old brown outlets with newer white ones to modernize the house.

I have...
09-12-13, 03:06 PM
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Posted By jehaz

Water leaking, but its not the pipe to the drain

Hi,

I have started getting big puddles of water coming out from under the bottom of my downstairs AC system.

I have a split system, the fans are outside and the furnace part is in the garage.
...
07-25-13, 01:52 PM
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Posted By jehaz

great thanks for your help! I have been to...

great thanks for your help!

I have been to lowes and bought a turnbuckle, wire, wire clamps, and eye bolts.

Does it make a difference whether I attach the turnbuckle directly to one eyebolt and...
07-25-13, 09:20 AM
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Posted By jehaz

Gate sagging after just 1 week

Hi,

I have built a gate out of treated 2x4s, its about 4' wide and 6' high.
It has a frame of mitered 2x4s, with 3 horizontal parts inbetween.
Then the rest is welded wire.

I have hung it...
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Posted By jehaz

I could.... ...except Home Depot let me have...

I could....

...except Home Depot let me have 5 open bags of shingles for $10 for the lot, which is the bargain of a lifetime.

So at this point, I'm a-shingleing.
(If such a verb exists).
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Posted By jehaz

Adhesive to glue on shinlges

Hi,

I am putting a roof on a chicken house. The roof is a single slope of 8'x16'.
I have felt and house shingles from home depot, and OSB sheathing.

Rather than being normal and using a...
05-06-13, 02:35 PM
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Posted By jehaz

We just spoke to the contractor. He said that the...

We just spoke to the contractor. He said that the hardie planks came with a color-matching touchup paint that they use to cover scuffs.

It seems like every board has at least 2 touchups on it, and...
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