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03-08-10, 10:22 PM
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Create a Back Yard

Thanks for the response. The real issue is what price we offer to buy the house? If we have to hire a professional to create the back yard, which as you suggest could be very expensive, then I will...
03-08-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By jalve

Create a Back Yard

We are looking at purchasing a new home that comes with .66 acre lot. The builder only cut down trees to provide for the house and front yard. I want to create a back yard that is approximately 50...
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Posted By jalve

Thanks for the response. I will follow your...

Thanks for the response. I will follow your suggestion and wood fill the nail holes.

Thanks,

Jeff
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Posted By jalve

Prep wood floor after removing carpet tacks

I apologize if this question has been asked a thousand times.

I'm removing the carpet to refinish the hardwood floor that is underneath. After removing the tack strips, I have many nail holes...
09-22-07, 07:48 AM
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Views: 1,037
Posted By jalve

Basement Block Glass Windows

I'm researching replacing 4 basement windows with block glass windows. I have gotten two quotes and the costs are almost identical. One contractor quoted the installation using mortar and the...
04-23-05, 05:30 AM
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Views: 1,177
Posted By jalve

New Bathroom Door Rubs

Instead of replacing the entire frame and door, Iím only replacing the old wood slab door with a 6 panel door. I transferred the hinge placement from the old door to the new door and then chiseled...
09-02-03, 06:25 PM
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Views: 858
Posted By jalve

Rethinking Can Lights

Ok, the can light project is completed the lights work fine but already I'm rethinking the wiring. I need some additional help.

I wired 3 can lights to one switch. I ran the wire from the...
09-01-03, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By jalve

Question Ready to Learn

I consider myself to be a novice when it comes to electric wiring. I would like to increase my skill level from beginner to intermediate for home projects. Anyone have specific books either...
09-01-03, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By jalve

Cool Success Story! Thanks Green Jacket for your...

Success Story!

Thanks Green Jacket for your response for wiring the receptacle and can lights. I completed the wiring this afternoon and enjoyed using the can lights this evening. The can...
09-01-03, 07:25 AM
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Views: 896
Posted By jalve

change outlet wiring for can lights

I'm adding new can lights to a bedroom. The wall switch operates one outlet. I want the wall switch to work the can lights and have the outlet always be on.

The wall switch has 2 wires, one...
08-28-03, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By jalve

Update on this project. I have the holes cut for...

Update on this project. I have the holes cut for the can lights and the can lights fixtures installed. I have added the new box for the dimmer switches and ran new wiring into the attic. I'm ready...
08-16-03, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By jalve

The current switch controls a wall receptacle. I...

The current switch controls a wall receptacle. I would prefer to separate the outlet by itself and have it "live" all the time.
08-16-03, 11:33 AM
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Views: 1,005
Posted By jalve

Thanks for the quick response. The wall...

Thanks for the quick response.

The wall switch has one black wire and one white wire. Also, I checked the wiring plan for my house. This switch is wired to a 15 amp breaker. Is this enough to...
08-16-03, 10:04 AM
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Views: 1,005
Posted By jalve

Question wiring can lights

I have a two part project. I want to install 8 can lights in our bedroom that are controlled by two dimmer switches. Each switch will control 4 can lights.

First step of the project is to remove...
10-16-01, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By jalve

New Light off switch and outlet

John, You are correct. I missed your firt question. Each half of the outlet is controlled by the switch. Thanks, again, for your response.
10-15-01, 04:57 PM
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Views: 1,234
Posted By jalve

Smile New Light off Switch and outlet

Thanks for your responses.

I checked the switches tonight when I got home from work. Three of the bedrooms had white wires connected to the switch. John, based on your description, power is...
10-14-01, 04:57 PM
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Views: 1,234
Posted By jalve

Question I have 4 bedrooms that each have a switch that...

I have 4 bedrooms that each have a switch that controls an outlet for plugging in lamps. I want to add ceiling lights to each bedroom off the switches and have the outlets stay on all the time. I...
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