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11-10-13, 05:20 PM
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Posted By jesseroads

Bathroom skylights-- a drippy mess?

Hi all,
Our main bathroom is in the center of our one story house, and it has no windows. No ventilation there, save for the ceiling vent/fan; so we get a fair amount of condensation on all...
01-13-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,055
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks all, I'd seen pancake boxes but always...

Thanks all,
I'd seen pancake boxes but always thought them for higher gauge wire. This is the end of a run of 14/2, which I see from the internet will work just fine in a pancake box. That saddle...
01-12-13, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,055
Posted By jesseroads

Hanging a kitchen ceiling light under a joist

Hi all,
I'm getting towards the end of my kitchen remodel and want to replace and move the old ceiling light. Unfortunately the move will place the new junction box under a joist. I'm aware that I...
12-24-12, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks for the replies, How do you locally...

Thanks for the replies,
How do you locally purchase a similar product at a similar price, czizzi? As far as local places, I only know of the big box stores, or a handful of small retail flooring...
12-23-12, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By jesseroads

Has anyone heard of this bamboo floor company?

Hi all,
They're called ecohomeshop.com. I'm trying to decide whether to buy from them and have just ordered a sample. My guess is that they are probably run by Chinese, directly. This doesn't have...
12-16-12, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,412
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks guys, My business usually goes down...

Thanks guys,
My business usually goes down during the winter holidays, so what I have right now is more time and less money. Plus, we've got a new baby coming in Jan, so I'm trying to get the house...
12-15-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,412
Posted By jesseroads

Floating solid tongue and groove Bamboo flooring--can it be done???

Hi all,
I've been led to believe that floating solid tongue and groove flooring, bamboo or otherwise, won't work. That was until I found this post on another site:

Right now, my floor is concrete...
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks PJ, I'm going to go with those. Appreciate...

Thanks PJ, I'm going to go with those. Appreciate the help.
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Views: 997
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks everyone. It seems that I should go with a...

Thanks everyone. It seems that I should go with a low voltage line of dimmers, although I still can't understand why. After all, the dimming takes place prior to the transformer and the voltage drop.
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks for the reply. You have the option of hard...

Thanks for the reply. You have the option of hard wiring or going from a receptacle, I'll be hard wiring. There's a transformer inside each one, from 120v to 12v. Each unit also a switch with two...
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By jesseroads

Sorry, I hit a key on my keyboard and that post...

Sorry, I hit a key on my keyboard and that post got sent before I was ready! I heard that there is difficulty dimming these types of lights. I picked up a standard line dimmer. One site I read...
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By jesseroads

Is this xenon light?

Hi all,
I picked up some undercabinet xenon lights from lowe's. They're made by a company called utilitech. The Lowe's website is down right now, but here they are for sale on amazon: Utilitech 8"...
09-22-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,610
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks, I'm going to run another branch with 10/3...

Thanks, I'm going to run another branch with 10/3 for the oven and use a 20 amp breaker. I'll connect the 6/3 already in the wall to a 40 amp breaker and hook it to the cook top.

There was so...
09-22-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,610
Posted By jesseroads

Thank you guys, could you provide a little more...

Thank you guys, could you provide a little more info?

I thought that the NEC allowed for a oven / cook top combo on one circuit, hence I ran one cable. It's not too late to add another cable. I...
09-22-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,610
Posted By jesseroads

Questions on How to wire a stove top / oven combo

Hello Guys,
I'd appreciate some advice, as I'm trying to get most of my kitchen done this weekend. I'm thankful that several of you have already helped me out with this project.

I am adding a new...
09-19-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,920
Posted By jesseroads

It's a QO from '67 There's so much to do...

It's a QO from '67

There's so much to do around here, I just can't picture upgrading the service panel at this point. But when I pulled out the kitchen counter, I decided to update every wire in...
09-19-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,920
Posted By jesseroads

Well, I'll be surprised if they take back a $40...

Well, I'll be surprised if they take back a $40 piece of cut wire. But then again, if the biggest mistakes I make are only $40 worth, I'm in pretty good shape...

And yes, 60 amp would probably...
09-19-12, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,920
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks. We're in New Mexico. Slab foundation, no...

Thanks. We're in New Mexico. Slab foundation, no attic, either. I just paid good money for the cable, wish I hadn't.
09-19-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,920
Posted By jesseroads

My supplier didn't have the copper wire I wanted,...

My supplier didn't have the copper wire I wanted, so I just picked up 1/0 aluminum SE cable. It's even bigger than what I wanted, so now I'm really not too confident about making this corner. One of...
09-19-12, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,920
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks, I think this is what you mean (new red...

Thanks, I think this is what you mean (new red arrow):
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How would I drill at such an angle? I've seen these long bits with flexible shafts... is there another way? P.S.-- I had a feeling my...
09-19-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,920
Posted By jesseroads

Pulling heavy wire around a corner

Hi Guys,
Iím installing a subpanel 100amp and want to connect it to the main panel with 2-2-2-4 wire. The subpanel will be on an adjacent wall, around a corner. Iím having a hard time figuring out...
09-02-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,594
Posted By jesseroads

Thanks for the replies. Next time I'll put in a...

Thanks for the replies. Next time I'll put in a picture. You both got the idea, though. I'm not a tile guy and always feel like tiles are so breakable, so I was afraid to take a cold chisel to the...
09-01-12, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,594
Posted By jesseroads

cutting an inside corner on installed tile

Hi all,
I'm moving my kitchen counter out 6 inches to increase the depth of the countertop. I want to cut away the ceramic floor tile in front of the counter but won't be able to make it all the way...
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