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08-31-18, 08:49 PM
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Allanj: "There is a moderate possibility that...

Allanj: "There is a moderate possibility that the light got wired into a series subcircuit with the receptacle which is incorrect and which would cause the symptoms you reported."


Yes. I traced...
08-29-18, 04:01 PM
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Posted By walks

Here is how the light is connected. Not sure it's...

Here is how the light is connected. Not sure it's relevant.
08-29-18, 01:29 PM
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Here's a diagram of the wiring (note: the light...

Here's a diagram of the wiring (note: the light grabs power from the new outlet, so it is not shown)
08-28-18, 03:25 PM
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I replaced the outlet with another brand new...

I replaced the outlet with another brand new outlet (this is the 3rd one I tried). I wired it with the screw connections instead of back stabbing. Still the same problem persists.

I forgot to pick...
08-26-18, 09:42 PM
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All the outlets have power. The new one (i.e.,...

All the outlets have power. The new one (i.e., the one in question) has diminished power. I've tried two different outlets, all wire nuts are secure each time.
As far as '20%', that is just a guess...
08-26-18, 09:31 PM
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Views: 704
Posted By walks

The light gets power from the outlet. The switch...

The light gets power from the outlet. The switch is wired with the incoming black and the outgoing black. The white goes directly from the outlet to the light.
08-26-18, 03:55 PM
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Posted By walks

Power loss at outlet

Here's a problem I never heard of before.

I installed a home exterior outlet and security light by tapping into an existing 15 amp circuit (junction box installed inside my garage). I'm...
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Posted By walks

Cost of Interlocking Paver Driveway

Trying to get a ballpark idea of the cost to replace my concrete driveway with an interlocking paver system. I checked with RCP and can get the paver blocks at about $2.50/sq. ft. I'm figuring $4,000...
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Views: 507
Posted By walks

I'm in San Diego, never freezes. The black...

I'm in San Diego, never freezes. The black granite tiles sit in the sun all day, unprotected also from rain in winter. When the tiles pop off, they are 'clean', i.e., the thinset is fused into the...
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Posted By walks

Exterior granite tile installation

What's the trick for installing granite tiles in a location subject to extreme sun/heat/rain/cold?? This is for my barbecue area -- I used fortified thinset, but tiles pop off every couple of years.
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Views: 752
Posted By walks

Thank you for the timely replies! I just...

Thank you for the timely replies!
I just finished grouting and have this one gap between the tile and tub (vertical gap just outside the tub in the photo), too wide for caulking (1/2-3/4"). Without...
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Posted By walks

Grout or caulk tub spaces

I just finished tiling my tub/shower area and ready to grout. To keep the tile off the tub ledge, I left a space of 1/8-1/4" between the bottom tile row and the tub ledge. Now, should I caulk that...
08-19-16, 08:39 AM
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Grouts are all new, unopened. What is the 'shelf...

Grouts are all new, unopened. What is the 'shelf life' of grout? I never heard of this. Should I be checking the manufacturer's date when I purchase grout?
I have some leftover grout in my garage...
08-18-16, 02:15 PM
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Views: 407
Posted By walks

Mixing grout types

Is it ok to mix sanded and non-sanded tile grout? This is for a shower wall with 1/8-3/16" spacing. I had some left over from another job and want to mix 50-50.
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Views: 1,089
Posted By walks

Just to button up this thread, I did hear from...

Just to button up this thread, I did hear from Wyndham. After calling and being told they have no instructions, I sent them an email and someone else replied with the instructions by return email. It...
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Posted By walks

CarbideTipped--Very helpful, thanks!! I finally...

CarbideTipped--Very helpful, thanks!!
I finally did find a piece of paper labeled 'instructions', but it had a very rudimentary drawing with absolutely no detail. These URLs help a lot,
thanks...
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pjaffe -- I did call the Wyndham no. (also had...

pjaffe -- I did call the Wyndham no. (also had sent an email yesterday), but they have no instructions. They told me I have to hire a licensed plumber to install it.
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Posted By walks

Yes, the part on the left has a solid bottom...

Yes, the part on the left has a solid bottom (screw off cap for cleaning I suppose). This is the bottle trap which is used instead of the more common p trap. There's a tail piece (not shown in...
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Posted By walks

How to Install Fancy Sink Drain

I just bought an integrated sink/countertop for my bathroom vanity, and it came with this polished chrome drain hardware but no instructions how to install. This is for a wall mount vanity, so the...
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Views: 5,152
Posted By walks

Actually, I just found this YouTube video that...

Actually, I just found this YouTube video that addresses exactly the problem I have. Check it out at the 8:36 minute mark .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psf9cnYoVts
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Posted By walks

Czizzi, yes I know now it is the WRONG tub. But...

Czizzi, yes I know now it is the WRONG tub. But I'm not going backwards at this point. Just trying to do any fixes that will help it work.

I do think the tile will 'jump the gap'. The horizontal...
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Views: 5,152
Posted By walks

Yes, that is what I was envisioning with the...

Yes, that is what I was envisioning with the vapor barrier. While on the subject, can you recommend what type of plastic to use for the vapor barrier (how thick, etc.), or is there a special material...
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Posted By walks

That's true. I just called American Standard...

That's true.

I just called American Standard tech support about this. They said you can set the bottom of the tile board right on the lip of the tub's edge. It didn't seem right to me, but that's...
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Views: 5,152
Posted By walks

I was leaning toward the shim idea, but by...

I was leaning toward the shim idea, but by essentially bringing the wall in 1/2", it would no longer meet flush with the existing wall outside the tub area. I'd have to redo all the bathroom walls!
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Views: 5,152
Posted By walks

Yes, you can get the surround as an option. I...

Yes, you can get the surround as an option. I prefer the tile walls, however. I didn't know the construction would mess up the tile board installation. The instructions do show diagrams of how to...
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