Electrical, Wiring & Electronics

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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...

8 11-02-2015 01:53 PM
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...

4 11-02-2015 01:30 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...

8 07-01-2015 04:22 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...

4 06-29-2015 07:14 AM
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...

9 06-29-2015 07:01 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...

4 06-21-2015 10:04 PM
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...

17 05-12-2015 01:10 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...

7 04-30-2015 08:13 AM
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...

7 03-19-2015 06:32 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...

4 03-18-2015 04:41 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...

4 01-06-2014 10:50 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 09-08-2013 05:10 PM
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....

5 09-02-2013 04:38 PM
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12-17-2012 01:58 AM by MarkTheFiddler

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

7 08-27-2013 06:14 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...

7 08-26-2013 03:43 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 ...

7 08-23-2013 08:27 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, ...

8 08-22-2013 04:32 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. ...

5 08-22-2013 03:21 PM
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...

9 08-19-2013 04:53 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 08-07-2013 10:19 AM

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