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08-17-19, 09:35 PM
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That works and is safe? Seems so tenuous of a...

That works and is safe? Seems so tenuous of a connection.
08-17-19, 07:46 PM
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Views: 324
Posted By azzurri

(Should Be) Simple Light Connection...

So, I purchased a set of sconces, and lo and behold, I go to install them and...it is something I've never seen before. I imagine this has to be some kind of, ahem, "advancement", but what do I do...
04-29-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By azzurri

thank you! (I think I have to ignore THAT code...

thank you! (I think I have to ignore THAT code this time -- we'll pretend I did this a couple years ago :-) )

actually, it is an exposed garage attic anyway; 99.9% chance there will never be...
04-29-17, 01:17 PM
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Views: 511
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"Simple" Wire Connections For light

Power via 12-2 is coming to a pre-existing junction box. I want to avoid running a 12-2 to a light switch 20 feet away, and then a second 12-2 back all the way back to where the light fixture will...
03-08-17, 11:19 AM
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Views: 7,495
Posted By azzurri

OK, so the reason I asked the question originally...

OK, so the reason I asked the question originally was...

I was mapping out all the circuits in my house, built in 1987. Over the years, a second panel was added by an electrician, as I did major...
03-08-17, 06:14 AM
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Views: 7,495
Posted By azzurri

Thank you both. How REAL is the risk of actual...

Thank you both. How REAL is the risk of actual fire or other hazard? I mean is it a legitimate risk or one that for all intents and purposes is only theoretical ("on paper only"). What I mean by...
03-07-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,495
Posted By azzurri

14-gauge Wire on a 20-Amp Circuit...Oh Boy

So I have read "all over the place" that one is not to use 14-gauge wire on a circuit that has a 20-amp breaker. However, I have not read an explanation as to WHY that is so. I.e., what is the REAL...
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Views: 824
Posted By azzurri

OK, problem solved. That suggestion to post the...

OK, problem solved. That suggestion to post the labels helped. I did not realize that the "EGLO" as seen in the last photo is the product label. So a search on the internet led to a lighting...
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Views: 824
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This is all the labeling that is included: 75342

This is all the labeling that is included: 75342
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Views: 824
Posted By azzurri

Unexpected find inside light fixture -- is this right?

Hi. Long time since I've been here. I bought a 3-bulb light fixture (photo 1) on craigslist. Got home to install it, and when I opened up the wire box, I found that there were two cables inside,...
03-15-10, 11:52 AM
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Views: 17,214
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Opened Package of Grout -- Good For How Long?

I used about 60% of a 10-pound carton of sanded grout 2 years ago and it just so happens that in a new project, I want to use the exact same color.

Is the integrity of the grout maintained after...
02-25-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By azzurri

Hello fellow do-it-yourselfer. Here is another...

Hello fellow do-it-yourselfer. Here is another man's opinion, and one that may help you save money. I have taught myself many crafts, and among the many things I can do well without the need of a...
01-31-10, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By azzurri

Yes. Both switches works properly. Again, with...

Yes. Both switches works properly. Again, with either the red or balck attached along with teh white.

In today's daylight I noticed that in the fan housing closest to where the light bulb...
01-30-10, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By azzurri

OK...The porcelain light fixture works with...

OK...The porcelain light fixture works with either the red or black wire attached to the brass screw (white always on the silver).

So I put the ceilign fan back on and same thing...no fan and...
01-30-10, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By azzurri

The power comes to the light switch. Yes, just...

The power comes to the light switch. Yes, just the one cable comes out of the ceiling box. I believe I tried white to silver and black to gold and then red to gold, but I'll try again.
01-30-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By azzurri

Quick Wiring Question

Well, hopefully it is simple. Ceiling fan stopped working while the attached light is barely lit (just a faint glow). I removed the combo ceiling fan/light in hopes of trying to isolate the...
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Views: 4,450
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Ceiling Fan/Light Fixture Not Working

Hi,

All of a sudden, my family room ceiling fan and light fixture stopped working. Now, a day later, while the light bulb gives off a very faint glow, the fan still does not work at all. Any...
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By azzurri

Concrete Garage Floor Repair

Hi,

Seeking advice on how to tackle repairing portion of concrete floor of garage.

Small portions of the slab closest to the garage door opening are exposed so that you can "sweep" out the dust...
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By azzurri

Speaker Wire

Hi,

Building a 12'X10' TV room and am planning on installing a 5.1 channel surround sound system. The sheetrock is not yet up. I went to a store today and saw that some wire was listed as...
01-12-08, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,289
Posted By azzurri

Thank you all once again. For confirmation on...

Thank you all once again. For confirmation on running the wires, please comment on my plan, which can be seen by accessing the below link:

http://home.comcast.net/~amjajm/Circuit.bmp

I am...
12-29-07, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,289
Posted By azzurri

New Room Wiring on One Circuit?

Hi,

I'm soliciting opinions on whether one 20 amp circuit using 12-gauge wire seems the right path to take. I have a 10'x12' covered deck that I just enclosed in order to convert to a "man-cave"....
11-23-07, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 19,293
Posted By azzurri

Thanks for the response. The deck as it is now...

Thanks for the response. The deck as it is now is about as perfectly flat as can be. The frame (joists) that supports it was installed with great care by someone who is more or less anal and so...
11-23-07, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 19,293
Posted By azzurri

OK. I am retaining the existing deck boards as...

OK. I am retaining the existing deck boards as they are in great shape and won't come out easily. The issue I now have is that because of the existing roof overhead, a header already exists (to...
Replies: 2
Views: 11,453
Posted By azzurri

Removing Composite Decking

Hi,

I'm trying to remove a 13' X 10' covered deck (composite Fiberon boards) that was installed 2 years ago. The boards were attached with screws made for composite decks: the ones with the...
10-29-07, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 19,293
Posted By azzurri

Subfloor Thickness for New Addition

Hi,

I'm converting a covered deck into an enclosed, heated room. After I remove the current deck boards, what thickness plywood is standard for a subfloor? My guess is 3/4 inches? (Plus another...
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