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03-05-14, 10:34 PM
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Posted By zooba72

I never have. I have had electricians have to...

I never have. I have had electricians have to service existing cables in the wall after a tree fell on my drop from the street. It pulled my meter off the house and moved my panel. Big mess.
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03-05-14, 03:05 PM
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Posted By zooba72

I can't say specifically why I would ever need to...

I can't say specifically why I would ever need to see this cable again, but my homeowner experience tells me that everything I ever bury or make difficult to access, I will need to see again for some...
03-05-14, 01:10 PM
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Views: 876
Posted By zooba72

Definitely Not. When it comes to running wire...

Definitely Not. When it comes to running wire and maybe this applies more to telephone, cable, ethernet, or low voltage (I realize it's a lot different than electric), I find that people are very...
03-05-14, 11:35 AM
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Views: 876
Posted By zooba72

You're the second or third person who pointed...

You're the second or third person who pointed that out.... I will update the profile.
03-05-14, 09:29 AM
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Posted By zooba72

It's romex 4/3 w/ground. I definitely...

It's romex 4/3 w/ground.

I definitely don't think anyone would damage anything deliberately. However, on fixed priced jobs, time is money and if something isn't right, they'll probably find a...
03-04-14, 11:44 PM
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Views: 876
Posted By zooba72

Most of the licensed electricians that I spoke...

Most of the licensed electricians that I spoke regarding my service upgrade and sub-panel installation suggested that I run the 4/3 line. To be honest, there is absolutely no way I would want anyone...
03-04-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By zooba72

It is and I have it ... It's just very vague and...

It is and I have it ... It's just very vague and does not address my specific questions. I also have 2011 National Code which is very detailed but somewhat difficult to interpret. I'm quite certain...
03-04-14, 07:38 PM
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Views: 876
Posted By zooba72

AHJ? I'm guessing that's Authority Having...

AHJ? I'm guessing that's Authority Having Jurisdiction? I'm not exactly sure who that would be. The local building department does not field those kind of questions. They simply say, hire an...
03-04-14, 07:18 PM
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Views: 876
Posted By zooba72

Appreciate that... Thanks. Brookhaven Town,...

Appreciate that... Thanks. Brookhaven Town, Suffolk County. I'm also curious whether it's ok to use metal clamps to secure the Romex wire to wood. Someone said I should use plastic, but that...
03-04-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By zooba72

Code for Running 4awg in NY?

I'm running a 100FT of 4/3 for a sub panel and was curious if anyone had clear requirements on my options. I have the walls and ceiling open, but I have plumbing and other electric that needs to be...
03-02-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By zooba72

I have an electrician coming in about a month or...

I have an electrician coming in about a month or so to upgrade my service and replace my main panel. In the interim, I'm running some branch circuits and a 4/3 cable to where I'm putting a sub...
03-02-14, 07:42 PM
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Views: 1,056
Posted By zooba72

It wouldn't ... My profile requires an update. ...

It wouldn't ... My profile requires an update. Nice catch.
03-02-14, 06:38 PM
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Views: 1,056
Posted By zooba72

Yes. Sorry for the confusion. The tail from the...

Yes. Sorry for the confusion. The tail from the ground screw on the box to the receptacle. I had a feeling and am going to get some in 12AWG. I've been using these pre-made grounding wires and...
03-02-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By zooba72

Ground Wire Question?

Hi - I've run a new circuit using 12/2 for a few 20amp receptacles. I'm using metal boxes and have a bunch 14AWG grounding wires ... My question is should I purchase 12AWG grounding wires since I'm...
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Views: 990
Posted By zooba72

I was thinking about attaching one of these: ...

I was thinking about attaching one of these: http://cindydagnan.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Telephone.jpg
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Views: 990
Posted By zooba72

Thank you for the information. Can I simply...

Thank you for the information. Can I simply remove the binding post assembly with an updated telephone junction box? Appreciate the reply
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Views: 990
Posted By zooba72

Device Identification Assistance?

I've been gutting my basement and uncovered what appears to be a telephone junction box. I have three telephone jacks converging into this box and I also have a device that I cannot identify ... To...
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Views: 2,969
Posted By zooba72

I've considered tile and actually already put...

I've considered tile and actually already put porcelain is one small area. I was thinking the prep work for tile would be similar or the same to the concrete treatment. Nobody recommends laying...
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Views: 2,969
Posted By zooba72

ok, sorry. Wasn't sure about that abbreviation. ...

ok, sorry. Wasn't sure about that abbreviation. Based upon my current situation, slab full of adhesive/mastic, some concrete patch where waste pipe will be re-run, do you think elitecrete is right...
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Views: 2,969
Posted By zooba72

I feel like they have to grind wet or it will...

I feel like they have to grind wet or it will contaminate the house. There is a layer of black mastic that used to hold tile and there is also a carpet adhesive on top of that.

I've been in...
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Views: 2,969
Posted By zooba72

I appreciate the responses ... This is not...

I appreciate the responses ... This is not something I planned to do myself, I'm actually investigating potential companies to do this work here on Long Island, NY. Would you happen to have any...
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Views: 2,969
Posted By zooba72

Elitecrete Finish on Basement Slab ?

I didn't see a flooring forum that dealt with concrete finishing, so I wasn't surew where else to post this.

Has anyone had any experience with Elitecrete? I'm considering using this on my...
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By zooba72

I've been looking at the epoxy patches and...

I've been looking at the epoxy patches and polyurethane injection for the cracks. I think the larger shallow gashes I will use the hydraulic cement. I don't think the polyurethane injection is a...
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Views: 822
Posted By zooba72

Appreciate the response and the recommendation on...

Appreciate the response and the recommendation on a delivery device. Do you think there is anything better than Hydraulic Cement for the basement walls? A fried was suggesting chiseling out the...
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Views: 822
Posted By zooba72

Concrete patch recommendations?

Hello Everyone,

I'm looking for some recommendation on patching concrete. I have a number of cracks that I want to fill in my basement walls and also along a masonry fireplace where the hearth...
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