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I took the middle light down. it was wired black...

I took the middle light down. it was wired black to black, white to white, and ground to ground. Wired the new light exactly as the original one was wired. Nothing worked. So I took the new fixture...
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Lighting outage

In my basement I have a string of 6 floodlights in a row on a single circuit. It also appears there are a number of outlets on the same circuit. I replaced one of the existing lights with a slimline...
09-14-19, 07:23 AM
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Brands of GFCI's

Ready to install a number of GFCI's in garage and on front and back of house. Is there any one brand of GFCI that is better than the other or could you at least recommend one brand that you...
09-13-19, 10:48 AM
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GFCI Burn marks

I am in the process of changing out a GFCI outlet in my garage and when I took the GFCI out I noticed burn marks on both the wire and the LINE hot connection point. What would cause this and is there...
09-13-19, 10:44 AM
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Posted By mohave

Tolyn Ironhand I want to put a separate GFCI in...

Tolyn Ironhand
I want to put a separate GFCI in the garage to control just the refrigerator. How would I wire that one and the existing one in the garage with regard to LINE and LOAD requirements.
09-12-19, 07:34 PM
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Posted By mohave

I actually want to make sure the refrigerator...

I actually want to make sure the refrigerator does not ever shut off so I believe I should connect it to the line side of the existing GFI. Am I correct in my analysis?
09-12-19, 10:23 AM
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Posted By mohave

the fridge was plugged into the existing GFI in...

the fridge was plugged into the existing GFI in the garage. I want to get it off of that one. Can I put a new GFI in the garage and hook it into the existing GFI in the garage?
09-12-19, 09:20 AM
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Posted By mohave

joed. Thank you so much for your reply and trying...

joed. Thank you so much for your reply and trying to help me. Let me see if I got this right. I will install a new weather resistant receptacle with a protective cover/box to the outside. I will then...
09-12-19, 07:53 AM
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GFI Wiring

I have a 15 amp GFI outlet in the garage. It serve to protect an outlet outside and apparently a number of outlets in the house in both the living room and the basement. All the lights and tv's go...
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Drain/Plumbing for basement sink

We are installing a new vanity in our basement half bath. The drain for the existing sink comes from side wall which is 90 degrees from the wall where the water lines are located. The good news is I...
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I actually have a set rite extension kit that I...

I actually have a set rite extension kit that I am working with. I can actually make the high side any height I want in relation to the floor with the kit. So I can actually make the high side even...
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That flange is not budging. It is locked in to...

That flange is not budging. It is locked in to concrete on a basement floor. How would I correct that amount of unlevelness and is it important to be completely level since the toilet itself will be...
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Unlevel closet flange

I recently removed an old toilet and am preparing to install a new one. It appears the closet flange is out of level by approx 3/8 inch. Not sure how original toilet was installed but it didnít...
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will this procedure be secure enough to mount the...

will this procedure be secure enough to mount the fan/light device without some sort of movement and/or bibration?
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Exhaust fan for bathroom

I need to install a bathroom exhaust fan with a light. It will be installed in a basement with a dropped ceiling. Any recomendations as to where I can purchase this fan/light for the dropped ceiling...
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Posted By mohave

Change Switch Controlling Outlet to Control Recessed Lights

I have a light switch that powers the top half of an electrical outlet. The wire from the switch to the outlet is 14/3. I would like to make the outlet hot at all times and use the switch to power...
08-14-17, 08:34 PM
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The switch will be the first thing on the line...

The switch will be the first thing on the line followed by the 3 lights and then the 3 remaining outlets.
08-14-17, 07:58 PM
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Wiring question

I have a 14/2 line from my electrical panel which services 3 pull chain lights and then a couple of miscellaneous outlets past the last pull chain lightin my basement. I would like to replace the 3...
08-03-17, 06:49 AM
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Wiring basement shop lights

I have a 14/2 line coming off my service panel in the basement which serves 3 pull chain incandescent bulbs and a 5 outlets in the basement I would like to put up 4 shop lights controlled by a...
07-18-16, 07:34 PM
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Insulating a rim joist

I am currently working on finishing my basement in southern new jersey and i am currently at the point of insulating my rim joists. I have install 1 inch rigid foam board in all the cavities and used...
06-30-16, 05:02 AM
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Posted By mohave

Is the R13 unfaced wall insulation ok to use...

Is the R13 unfaced wall insulation ok to use here? Or is that overkill? Also, since it is pretty hard to find unfaced wall insulation in my area, can I use faced and take the paper backing off?
06-21-16, 06:03 PM
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Posted By mohave

I bought tyvek tape and will double check if that...

I bought tyvek tape and will double check if that is ok. I have seen where other people have used it successfully. After the rigid foamboard is installed I will install 2x4's and install 1/2 inch...
06-21-16, 05:03 PM
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Posted By mohave

Bud, I have the 1 inch green Kingspan xps rigid...

Bud,
I have the 1 inch green Kingspan xps rigid foam insulation sold at Lowes. Hopefully that is ok. Is there any special adhesive and tape I should be using?
06-21-16, 01:40 PM
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Posted By mohave

Waterproofing basement walls

I am at the start of my basement finishing project and before I begin to install the rigid foam insulation against my cinder block walls I would to know if it is a good idea to waterproof the walls...
06-18-16, 08:20 AM
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Posted By mohave

Wainscoting (beadboard) in a basement

I am in the process of refinishing my basement. The walls are cinderblock and I will install 3/4 inch rigid foam insulation against the wall. I will then stud with 2x4's and install R13 fiberglass...
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