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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...

156 11-17-2019 09:01 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...

51 11-17-2019 05:14 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...

23 11-16-2019 10:06 AM
View Bureaucrat's profile

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...

47 11-13-2019 06:02 PM
View QuangFromCalgary's profile

weird electrical outlet problem

12-04-2011 08:40 PM by QuangFromCalgary

Hi all, I just found a weird problem with my outlet in the main washroom, ...

9 11-08-2019 11:01 AM
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...

18 11-02-2019 11:16 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...

12 11-02-2019 11:14 PM
View Taylormade's profile

Single Pole Switch and Three Pole Switch

09-06-2010 08:23 PM by Taylormade

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

3 10-27-2019 06:51 PM
View Blakep's profile

Installing Recessed Lights

10-06-2011 07:05 PM by Blakep

I am wanting to put recessed lights in my living room but I have a vaulted ce...

5 10-27-2019 06:50 PM
View Gerald Jensen's profile

Neutral strapped to ground -- Why?

01-05-2014 04:27 AM by Gerald Jensen

My daughter found a busted outlet in her bedroom, so I volunteered to replace...

5 10-27-2019 06:50 PM
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

ZAP!!

12-17-2012 01:58 AM by MarkTheFiddler

We have one of those cheesy plastic nativity scenes for the front yard. Josep...

8 10-27-2019 06:46 PM
View John's profile

Lousy wiring job prevents extra lines!

11-24-2010 10:24 PM by John

I live in a subdivision house that has a lousy wiring job that was done the q...

4 10-27-2019 06:46 PM
View Jimi_C's profile

Ceiling Box + Engineered Joists

09-09-2012 07:18 PM by Jimi_C

I’m trying to install a new ceiling box over my kitchen island, due to ...

6 10-27-2019 06:45 PM
View DavesYard's profile

Doorbell help

08-20-2012 06:12 PM by DavesYard

Hello, Recently while my wife and I were out, somebody rang our doorbell a...

8 10-27-2019 06:45 PM
View TomFran's profile

Wire size

11-03-2010 08:46 PM by TomFran

My son has purchased a Generac 17kw generator. He has placed it approximately...

8 10-27-2019 06:43 PM
View JGHunter's profile

Mains pop up mechanism

01-21-2014 02:53 AM by JGHunter

Hi sorry if this is talked about somewhere but I have no idea what the mechan...

6 10-27-2019 06:42 PM
View BrownsFan's profile

Wiring subpanel for garage shop and dryer

10-17-2012 09:10 PM by BrownsFan

Purchased new home with gas for the laundry. I need to install electric fo...

12 10-27-2019 06:42 PM
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Wiring two switched outlets from one switch

02-03-2010 08:19 PM by siouxdawgs0409

Hello.I am reconfiguring a single light in my basement to two switched outlet...

9 10-27-2019 06:42 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...

3 10-27-2019 06:40 PM
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/...

3 10-27-2019 06:40 PM

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