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10-24-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jayhova

say you have a 3 ganged box with 3 switches then...

say you have a 3 ganged box with 3 switches then you would take the hot wire and make 3 pig tails off of the switch about 6 inches in length or long enough for convienece. thats a total of 4 wires...
10-24-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 96,249
Posted By Jayhova

i wouldnt tackle it without consulting an...

i wouldnt tackle it without consulting an electrician. this is a 40amp circuit.
first of all you are going to need to know if your panel has space to add a 2 pole circuit, if it does then you...
10-24-12, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By Jayhova

Is there 2 locations that control the light? Look...

Is there 2 locations that control the light? Look around and open the switches in the room if you find two switches that contain 3 wire black red white then I'll be able to explain How to wire it
10-24-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,932
Posted By Jayhova

Your description was super confusing. 1. How...

Your description was super confusing.
1. How many wires are in the ceiling box(ex. Two 14/3 and one 14/2)
2. How many switches control that light (ex. It is controlled from three locations)
3....
10-23-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By Jayhova

Is there a disconnect? Just from looking at it...

Is there a disconnect? Just from looking at it doesn't look like anything more than 100a max. There should be some sort of fuse somewhere though. I would call your electrical provider and find out...
10-22-12, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,350
Posted By Jayhova

If you open the fixture you will see the line...

If you open the fixture you will see the line power in the box. The black of that should be tied to the white of the switch wire

whats happening I think is that the switch is interrupting the...
10-22-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By Jayhova

Seems like a funny and time consuming way of...

Seems like a funny and time consuming way of doing it. I would just rewire it correctly to the way you want and test everything before covering it up. If your worried about changes u can leave an...
10-21-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By Jayhova

The proper way to do this is get the electrical...

The proper way to do this is get the electrical provider authority to come and remove the meter for you, which requires a permit. Removing the meter yourself is against the law in most places.
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10-20-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,675
Posted By Jayhova

I went back and read some of your older post, I...

I went back and read some of your older post, I am a Canadian qualified electrician with my field saftey license. Your electrician doesn't know what he is doing if he says 20a plugs in a kitchen...
10-20-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,675
Posted By Jayhova

You can have 2 plugs per circuit. I personally...

You can have 2 plugs per circuit. I personally would not use a 12/3 but if it is a 12/3 then that is 2 seperate circuits with a shared neutral. So you can put 4 plugs on that circuit as long as the...
Replies: 2
Views: 4,727
Posted By Jayhova

I don't know much about com systems but you can...

I don't know much about com systems but you can try using a multi meter and testing for continuity between the lines to make sure non are broken assuming u have access to the com system.
10-20-12, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,258
Posted By Jayhova

Sometimes people don't reset the breakers...

Sometimes people don't reset the breakers properly, make sure u turn the breakers all the way to the off position then back to the on position. If all the breakers are on and u are using a multi...
10-20-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,895
Posted By Jayhova

If you use a multimeter touch it between the...

If you use a multimeter touch it between the neutral bar and the panel to check for continuity. If there is no bonding screw then it may have already been removed. If there is no continuity then...
10-20-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,809
Posted By Jayhova

If you goto a hardware store u can find a...

If you goto a hardware store u can find a converter. It looks like a oven plug but on the other end of it, it has a regular 120v plug where u can plug in your stove
10-20-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,579
Posted By Jayhova

The wires that are there are armored cable wires...

The wires that are there are armored cable wires and they look old, back in the day the armor jacket was a suitable ground, not anymore but it's still better than nothing. What I would do is make...
10-20-12, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,461
Posted By Jayhova

If you kno how to wire a relay you can do this.

If you kno how to wire a relay you can do this.
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