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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...

13 03-02-2021 11:32 AM
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, ...

10 03-02-2021 10:59 AM
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...

7 03-02-2021 10:49 AM
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...

31 02-24-2021 10:51 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...

74 02-24-2021 10:48 AM
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 ...

27 02-24-2021 07:05 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...

81 02-04-2021 09:41 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 10-29-2020 12:16 PM
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...

145 10-27-2020 07:34 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...

19 09-12-2020 02:20 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...

19 09-12-2020 02:19 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...

14 09-12-2020 02:17 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 09-09-2020 10:08 AM
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...

4 09-04-2020 04:47 PM
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...

7 09-04-2020 04:47 PM
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. ...

6 09-04-2020 04:46 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...

9 09-04-2020 04:45 PM
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...

13 09-04-2020 04:44 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 09-04-2020 04:09 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/...

5 09-03-2020 03:02 PM

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