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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...

1295 12-08-2016 06:52 PM
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...

1292 12-08-2016 04:17 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...

10 12-08-2016 01:04 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...

311 12-08-2016 12:13 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...

76 12-08-2016 12:13 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...

40 12-08-2016 09:02 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...

325 12-08-2016 06:43 AM
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...

38 12-07-2016 01:32 PM
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...

31 12-06-2016 04:45 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....

6 12-06-2016 04:45 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...

9 12-06-2016 04:45 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 ...

12 12-06-2016 04:44 AM
View JGHunter's profile

Mains pop up mechanism

02-14-2014 01:03 PM by JGHunter

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

5 12-06-2016 03:56 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...

23 12-05-2016 04:46 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...

101 12-05-2016 08:03 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...

10 12-03-2016 05:35 AM
View Northern's profile

Help with water heater that keeps tripping breaker

06-10-2015 11:30 PM by Northern

This is for a seasonal home, so every late fall the system is drained as best...

11 11-30-2016 01:53 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 11-24-2016 11:30 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...

51 11-11-2016 10:57 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...

3 10-27-2016 08:28 AM

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