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Hanging a light fixture

06-12-2012 04:00 AM by MarkTheFiddler

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

24 10-19-2018 11:47 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...

7 10-19-2018 05:13 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 10-19-2018 04:44 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...

54 10-18-2018 10:09 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...

24 10-18-2018 10:06 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...

14 10-18-2018 07:05 AM
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...

12 10-18-2018 06:59 AM
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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...

24 10-18-2018 06:46 AM
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...

4 10-18-2018 06:26 AM
View VerteramoFurniture7's profile

Hardwiring Christmas String Lights for Wine Chandeler

09-14-2010 07:53 PM by VerteramoFurniture7

Hello all, I’m from lumberjocks but love reading homerefurbers also....

9 10-18-2018 06:19 AM
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...

10 10-17-2018 11:25 AM
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...

5 10-17-2018 10:51 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...

21 10-12-2018 11:26 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...

118 10-11-2018 05:08 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...

18 10-09-2018 08:33 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 ...

9 10-05-2018 04:15 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 10-04-2018 09:53 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...

1 09-26-2018 02:27 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...

14 09-26-2018 06:01 AM
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 09-19-2018 09:18 PM

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