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09-10-07, 01:46 PM
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Posted By chrise

Yes, joed, you have it, except that there are 6...

Yes, joed, you have it, except that there are 6 switches, 4 with the original light set up. They are on the same breaker. I was just unsure as the other fans I put up recently were a...
09-10-07, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By chrise

Sort of existing, there was a light there. At the...

Sort of existing, there was a light there. At the top of the stairs I am adding a ceiling fan w/light. Around the landing are 2 more lights, all of which are in a 4-way switch combo that this forum...
09-10-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By chrise

ceiling fan wiring...

I want to wire a ceiling fan to two switches - the fan in the middle of two three way switches (power enters @fan) and the light hooked to the end of a run of hallway lights. This fan only has one...
01-06-06, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By chrise

Energy use

Are the 220V heaters significantly cheaper to operate? I don't know how to figure that.
01-06-06, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By chrise

Baseboard electric

I ran 12/2 romex for auxiliary heat to all the rooms in the upstairs remodel, intending to install 120V heaters. They are very difficult to find. In doing the math, it looks like I could use the 240V...
12-31-05, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,741
Posted By chrise

Sewing

If that doesn't work, then unthread the top of the machine and redo it. Pay very close attention to the manual. My machine has a tension "plate" for lack of a better term, a slot in a wheeliemajig,...
12-30-05, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By chrise

Thanks

You guys are the best!
12-30-05, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By chrise

2 (More) Questions

#1 I am struggling to wire a run with 2-3 way switches and 2-4 way switches. I think I have found a diagram to all but clear this up for me:...
12-01-05, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By chrise

Dividing wall

I want to partition a big room. The wall I want will run parallel to the ceiling joists, but not directly under one. How do I attach the wall at the top? Thanks (again).
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Views: 747
Posted By chrise

Thanks

Piece-of-cake, then, thanks a lot!
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Views: 747
Posted By chrise

4 switches, 2 lights

I am pretty handy with electrical wiring, but cannot find a diagram to cover this situation. I want to control two lights in a hallway from 4 different switches. The area is down to the studs so I...
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By chrise

bacterial iron

We are going to have a new well put down at a rental property. 4", usually around 100' in this area. My question is, the old, shallow well had bacterial iron. The well guy says there won't be any...
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Views: 29,489
Posted By chrise

The new check valve worked great. Unfortunately,...

The new check valve worked great. Unfortunately, it won't hold a prime behind it, anyway. I guess the pump cycling regularly was what kept water coming. So, will bite the bullet and have a new, 4"...
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Views: 29,489
Posted By chrise

Thanks for the advice. Took it apart, cleaned it,...

Thanks for the advice. Took it apart, cleaned it, put it back and got it to work. Going to rework the bladder tank arrangement next...too wobbly. Now, can someone tell me how to change a foot valve?...
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Views: 29,489
Posted By chrise

Hmmmm

Thought of the backwards, but then it shouldn't have filled, right? And the arrow always points in the direction of flow (from well towards pump)?
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Views: 29,489
Posted By chrise

Question Shallow well check valve prob?

I can usually find my answers from these postings, but can't find an answer to this one...
(Rental house) 2" shallow well (nobody knows how deep, commonly ~30' around here?) 1/2 horse pump,...
03-27-05, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By chrise

Been there

Who was it said that experience is what you have just after you really needed it? Congratulations on passing on that bad-idea shortcut.
01-06-05, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,775
Posted By chrise

My way...W-D 40, two wrenches, one to keep from...

My way...W-D 40, two wrenches, one to keep from twisting off the supply valve, the other with a piece of pipe on the end to make the handle longer (cheater bar). I would turn the water off of that...
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Views: 877
Posted By chrise

upstairs additions

I am looking to add 2 bathrooms upstairs, above an existing one. I plan for the toilets to be back-to-back (or nearly). I live in a land without inspectors, but would prefer to do it "right." Can...
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