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09-06-13, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Sinoed

Thanks for the help - looks like I'm going to...

Thanks for the help - looks like I'm going to find another source to connect the range hood!
09-06-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By Sinoed

Connecting a 3-wire junction?

Well I'm on the last stages of my kitchen project and my last job is to wire my rangehood. I think this is a relatively straightforward question but how do you connect the wires properly for a 3 way...
09-03-13, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By Sinoed

Yes, its definitely 14/3 - that's the wiring that...

Yes, its definitely 14/3 - that's the wiring that was there originally. Because the circuits are split I have two 15A circuits on each receptacle. This is why I'm a little confused with the 20A...
09-03-13, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By Sinoed

14/3 running to the receptacles.

14/3 running to the receptacles.
09-03-13, 06:40 PM
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Views: 1,510
Posted By Sinoed

GFCI breaker for split circuit?

Hey guys,

I have 15A split circuits along my kitchen counters (I'm in Alberta, Canada) and want to update by installing GFCI's. Currently in the panel are regular double pole 20A breakers.
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11-29-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By Sinoed

Personal preference. I might be one of the few...

Personal preference. I might be one of the few homeowners that does care about materials used and the time required for the job. If someone says its going to cost me $3k for something then I want...
11-28-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By Sinoed

You mentioned that the electrician was adding...

You mentioned that the electrician was adding everything up in his head and also that the price of copper had increased since you last spoke. For me those are two warning signs that you should be...
11-25-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,852
Posted By Sinoed

I bought some protector plates that are about...

I bought some protector plates that are about 2X3" that nail onto the surface of the studs to protect wire runs from accidental nails and screws. Could you do something similar with a piece of metal...
11-25-12, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,983
Posted By Sinoed

Awesome thanks for the help. I ran the PEX today...

Awesome thanks for the help. I ran the PEX today and ended up drilling holes and notching the front of the studs. Upon closer inspection the "t" for the plumbing was already 5" off the floor so I...
11-19-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,983
Posted By Sinoed

Ok, some excellent thoughts - I think a few...

Ok, some excellent thoughts - I think a few pictures here would be helpful. :) In the first picture you can see the original layout of the kitchen and where the plumbing comes in and how it was...
11-18-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,983
Posted By Sinoed

Best practice for plumbing & electrical?

Hoping for some experience to weigh in on my next steps. I'm working through a kitchen reno and just took out the old cabinetry and the lower walls. I know that I'll have to update the range wiring...
11-13-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,045
Posted By Sinoed

I know you said that you checked all of the...

I know you said that you checked all of the receptacles - but did you check each outlet top and bottom? I had a 'mystery' switch as well and couldn't figure out what it controlled. It wasn't until...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By Sinoed

I had a similar issue in my four level townhouse...

I had a similar issue in my four level townhouse and wasn't really getting a lot of "hot" air to the rooms upstairs. I spent a Saturday with a roll of aluminum duct tape and taped up all of the...
11-10-12, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,824
Posted By Sinoed

Thanks for the help. Things seem to be going ok...

Thanks for the help. Things seem to be going ok so far! The tricky part of running a new line will be the next thing to tackle. :)
11-06-12, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,824
Posted By Sinoed

Ok, some very good information here. I hadn't...

Ok, some very good information here. I hadn't thought about what would happen if the lights went out on my one circuit for any reason. Since I'm ok to have a receptacle for the wine cooler maybe...
11-05-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,824
Posted By Sinoed

Kitchen Circuits - Wine cooler?

I've been reading the forums but I haven't been able to find an answer to my question. I'm renovating my kitchen by updating the lighting (ceiling & undercabinet), adding a wine cooler and...
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