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12-27-19, 06:51 PM
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Posted By dslomer64

Is drilling in concrete block and poured concrete basement walls bad?

We live in a 45-to-50-year-old condo with very limited space, so I decided I'd attach shelves and the like to the basement ceiling (plan still in head, not on paper) and walls, one of which is...
07-14-19, 03:31 PM
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Posted By dslomer64

PJmax--Because previous owner didn't bother to...

PJmax--Because previous owner didn't bother to provide accurate circuit info (but neither did I, after moving in 5 years ago), I have no clue which circuit(s) the dozen light fixtures and 2...
07-14-19, 01:20 PM
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Posted By dslomer64

Thank you, joed! Heck, now that tool seems not so...

Thank you, joed! Heck, now that tool seems not so complicated. I gotta get my bro-in-law to come over. He did quite a bit of wiring before I moved in but most of it was over 5 years ago, so he may...
07-13-19, 11:13 AM
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Posted By dslomer64

Lights out in 2 rooms, no breaker tripped

My first question was too involved (so is finding the solution!). So this is a new, but related, question.

I've spent a lot of time looking for what's causing no lights in two rooms with no...
07-13-19, 10:12 AM
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Posted By dslomer64

I've been really busy, just finally replying. ...

I've been really busy, just finally replying.

Could you elaborate on use?
Like, how to determine "possible problem spot"? What steps did you take?
And, "traced from panel to same spot"? You're...
06-30-19, 02:33 PM
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Posted By dslomer64

To anyone remotely interested... I have removed...

To anyone remotely interested... I have removed every switch cover and ceiling fixture cover and found NO BURNT OFF WIRE NUTS OR TERMINALS.

I haven't checked for continuity or voltage as yet...
06-26-19, 04:21 PM
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Posted By dslomer64

​​I was writing a reply to ibpooks, who raises...

​​I was writing a reply to ibpooks, who raises some very interesting points. Then I decided to write this reply as an update to my own post. Since I posted, I have learned quite a bit about my house...
06-20-19, 08:30 AM
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Posted By dslomer64

Short circuit, now no light in two rooms

(Please see the attachment titled "Brief Background." It isn't essential, but it may help.)

I intend to install under-cabinet lights. A box is conveniently located. One of its three switches has...
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