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11-19-20, 12:15 AM
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Posted By Adam L

The old fuse was bad, however I'm still getting...

The old fuse was bad, however I'm still getting the O.F message even with the new fuse. Batteries are all testing good (1.5v each) and the new fuse is still testing as having continuity, as well as...
11-04-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By Adam L

It appears the fuse is blown as tested by the...

It appears the fuse is blown as tested by the other meter. I have some new ones on the way and will report back if that hasn't solved the issue.

On the off chance anyone needs the size in the...
11-03-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By Adam L

Broken Multimeter?

Hello,
I'm not really sure if this is the right forum for this, but I seem to be having issues with a digital multimeter. When I set it to AC and go to test an outlet it will generally flash between...
10-21-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Adam L

Thank you both! I appreciate the insight!

Thank you both! I appreciate the insight!
10-21-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Adam L

Walker/ITE Panel and frayed wire

Hello again,

I was wondering if anyone had any insight into Walker Panels. I had a home inspection done yesterday on a place we are considering buying. It was built in 1850. It appears the...
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Adam L

Got this figured out by removing the 4 way switch...

Got this figured out by removing the 4 way switch and capping off the extra red. Looks like I got the right switch, thanks!
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Views: 313
Posted By Adam L

Thank you. I am not sure if it changes anything...

Thank you. I am not sure if it changes anything but I didn't specify that I am looking to remove the other 2 switches from the wall and cover them with a blank wall plate.

Thanks, I'll be in touch...
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Adam L

Replacing 3 switches with a single motion sensor

Hello, I'm confident this question has already been answered, however due to the number of 3 way switch questions I can't find the answer on the googlebox or here.

I have 3 switches all connected...
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Adam L

PJ, The attached picture has the 1st floor...

PJ,
The attached picture has the 1st floor valve in it and the two yellow wires coming from it are hooked into the white and black wire nuts visible near the center of the picture. The black nut...
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Adam L

The 3 thermostat wires come into a junction box...

The 3 thermostat wires come into a junction box with an additional wire going to the boiler and a 5th wire going to the shut off fuse. There are 2 red and 2 yellow wires going to each of the 3...
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Adam L

These may help. Each zone now has it's own...

These may help.

Each zone now has it's own electronic thermostat (2 are basic with aaa batteries) I just swapped out the first floor mercury dial one for the wifi one. All the thermostat wires go...
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Adam L

Weil Mclain he-3 common wire location

Hi,

I just pulled new tstat wire (5 strand) through for my boiler that is about 30 years old. Previously there was just the red and white wire, we want to use our wifi thermostat so we needed an...
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Adam L

I would like to paint below the nonexistent...

I would like to paint below the nonexistent molding and then add molding, I'm just not sure if it's going to look silly if I run my molding to a hand rail.
03-31-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Adam L

Just to close the loop on this post I trimmed the...

Just to close the loop on this post I trimmed the cabenits above the stove, scuff sanded, added some 1/8" thick 2" wide trim (ripped from 4x8' sheet), primed with an oil based primer, painted with a...
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Adam L

Stairway painting below the banisters

Hello again,

I'm hoping someone more creative than me can help me figure ito some options with a painting project.

The interior of the townhouse I'm living in is all painted with builder's...
07-04-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Adam L

Thanks for the insight and link. So the link does...

Thanks for the insight and link. So the link does not reference stripping the old stain off, am I reading that correctly?

Agreed it will be too much white, but I am thinking of painting the walls...
07-04-16, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Adam L

Stove/Cabinet question

Hello again,

I'm hoping someone who either enjoys this, or is knowledgeable can lend some advice... I am looking to at least somewhat update the look of my kitchen. The cabinets are in decent...
06-15-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Adam L

Turns out the switch I was using was bad...

Turns out the switch I was using was bad (probably from the wires initially touching near the outlet) but that was causing the constant power to the outlet... New switch and it's working properly. I...
06-14-16, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Adam L

Well I have resolved the one issue of the circuit...

Well I have resolved the one issue of the circuit tripping as you guys suspected there was a small nick in one of the hot wires touching the ground.

New issue (but maybe I'll have it be a mystery...
06-14-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Adam L

Seemingly simple question- Switched outlet

So I feel like a little bit of an idiot but I can't seem to figure out what should be a fairly straight forward task. I may just be missing something simple as I have been in an apartment for the...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,472
Posted By Adam L

Here is a picture, but it's hard to see the...

Here is a picture, but it's hard to see the dents. If you look above the door you can see some of the dents.
Replies: 4
Views: 1,472
Posted By Adam L

Standing Seam Hail Damage

Hello,

2 summers ago I had my roof (shingles) replaced with standing seam. About a month ago we had a hail storm rip through the area and my roof (as well as car) got pretty dinged up.
...
04-23-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,474
Posted By Adam L

Sam, Thanks for the insight. How does it...

Sam,

Thanks for the insight. How does it differ than putting a subfloor down in the basement of a house (I know there are frequently debates about whether to subfloor or not in that case)? Should...
04-22-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,010
Posted By Adam L

Calvert, Thanks for the thoughts. This is...

Calvert,

Thanks for the thoughts. This is the route I took, and have replaced the sheets on the wall that needed it, as well as put a coat through the cracks. Ready to sand the final coat...
04-22-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,474
Posted By Adam L

Slab house with no subfloor

A question for the group...

I have a 1955 ranch sitting on a slab. The best I can tell most of the house (all but a 300sqft addition) has no sub floor and it carpeting or large sheets of linoleum...
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