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GFI Issue

03-24-2009 04:31 AM by Bureaucrat

I recently had an electrician install a 20 amp line into my workshop. He put...

25 09-20-2019 07:38 AM
View Aristocraft's profile

Andover MN - Need electrical help

06-21-2012 07:16 PM by Aristocraft

Hello everyone, I need to know if someone could help me with an issue. We ar...

120 09-19-2019 10:33 AM
View mustang958's profile

Using conduit in a garage/workshop with exposed joists

05-24-2011 01:00 AM by mustang958

Hello all. Hoping someone can steer me in the right direction. I have a 2 c...

9 09-18-2019 09:09 AM
View J's profile

The wild side of wiring

12-07-2012 08:11 PM by J

There are some jobs that are beyond the grasp of the non-savvy DIY’er. ...

11 09-14-2019 06:20 AM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

Hanging a light fixture

06-12-2012 04:00 AM by MarkTheFiddler

Howdy my friends, I made this geometric pendant light cover. I want...

35 09-14-2019 02:01 AM
View srzsrz's profile

Knob and Tube covered by cellulose insulation

06-26-2013 11:17 PM by srzsrz

The other day I went up into my attic the first time and discovered a nice su...

13 08-31-2019 04:00 AM
View Becky's profile

lost power to half of house - where to start wiring diagrams?

03-03-2013 08:18 PM by Becky

ok, so I’m a complete noob when it comes to anything electrical. I̵...

19 08-26-2019 09:41 AM
View Viviana's profile

No Breaker Box? Help!

07-25-2011 03:58 PM by Viviana

My daughter just moved into an older home. They can’t find a breaker b...

9 08-23-2019 04:09 PM
View MrMeasureTwice's profile

220v/20A extension with L6-20 plugs

08-22-2012 02:49 AM by MrMeasureTwice

Hi Folks,I am usually over on LumberJocks mostly, but now I have this awesome...

12 08-23-2019 03:39 PM
View dvhart's profile

Should I rewire my 1957 home?

10-08-2013 04:31 AM by dvhart

Our “new” 1957 home has most all of its original wiring and an up...

12 08-23-2019 03:27 PM
View cshell's profile

Setting outlets flush with wall

11-20-2011 12:33 AM by cshell

Hello all, I’ve got a house built in early seventies. As I’m g...

9 08-23-2019 03:23 PM
View brownkm's profile

GFI circuit problems

04-09-2008 11:45 PM by brownkm

I have an older-type GFI circuit in my home – it’s wired up so th...

16 08-23-2019 03:20 PM
View MailmanShawn's profile

My old thermostat. . .

10-04-2008 10:27 PM by MailmanShawn

Is out of the wall, but only had one of the two wires labeled. So I know one...

5 08-23-2019 03:16 PM
View dvhart's profile

Structured cabling, conduit, enclosures, and junction boxes

06-21-2013 02:02 AM by dvhart

I’m getting ready to install a network enclosure in a coat closet on th...

10 08-23-2019 03:12 PM
View tin_tin's profile

Motor not starting up!!

03-16-2013 08:33 PM by tin_tin

Hi all! I bought this motor https://www.mrosupply.com/product/26645-Baldor...

5 08-23-2019 03:11 PM
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Main breaker on panel

02-03-2010 09:28 PM by siouxdawgs0409

Ok..So I have wired a sub panel in my prior house and went to start doing the...

21 08-23-2019 03:00 PM
View lamxuyen's profile

Single Pole Switch and Three Pole Switch

01-11-2019 08:29 PM by lamxuyen

So I have been trying to figure out why my front porch light works only inter...

1 08-23-2019 04:37 AM
View woodrooster's profile

wiring question

10-29-2009 04:54 AM by woodrooster

I’m running romex wire from my breaker box to my garage through the cra...

14 08-10-2019 09:05 AM
View MrMeasureTwice's profile

installing CCTV security cameras into home - hide wires

08-22-2012 06:33 AM by MrMeasureTwice

OK, next situation I have is this – crime is going off the charts in ou...

18 08-10-2019 08:46 AM
View Russ Johnson's profile

Adding lights on the same circuit as garage door opener

02-10-2011 04:12 AM by Russ Johnson

I have a 20amp circuit that has 16 60 watt lights, 2 outlets (in bedroom), 1/...

4 07-11-2019 07:50 AM

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