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  1. Residential Electrical Forum
    New here with a quick question. I tried searching this question but only find people who have this problem after replacing switches/outlets which is not the case. Here goes...DH and I purchased a new home in early December, inspection passed good, no problems brought up with electrical. In the...
  2. Linework
    I would like to make better use of a 20 amp line from the panel that already has only two outlets: adding the below: 1: outlet/switch box next 2: to first ceiling light next 3: to second ceiling light next 4: to second switch this is a cellar circuit which is why I would...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Good Afternoon, I'm Vaughn. So here is what I need help with. I need to rewire my house. I asked local electricians how much it would cost... (20K-25K). I thought that was steep. So I would like to do it myself. I would like to know: What is the recommended circuit breaker amps. Also what...
  4. Structured Wiring
    Hello everyone, I'm new to the cable wiring and installations industry. I recently did a few jobs for a friends of mine at different offices. I have before and after pics of different networks that I cleaned up . I would like to you rate it and if possible leave some suggestions on upgrades and...
  5. Residential Electrical Forum
    Helping some friends with some interesting wiring on a 1970's house with recent renovation by non-contractors including some iffy electrical work; breaker box doesn't have a ton of cables in it for the size of the house, but the original install they used 14-3 instead of the traditional 14-2...
  6. Canadian Electrical Forum
    I know in section 30 it states where in a residential occupancy you need a luminaire and that it needs to be controlled by a wall switch, but has anyone ever run into a problem with controlling all the luminaires from automated switches centralized in the utility room and controlled by a control...
  7. Residential Electrical Forum
    Could someone take a look at my drawings and see if there are any mistakes. Im not sure about a few and would like to get a secondary input thanks. drawing is the link as I cant add pictures. http://postimg.org/image/qphxmswun/
  8. Residential Electrical Forum
    Ok for those that do this for a living I am hoping this is easy. Thx. for any insight/help. Respectfully, plz. read carefully so as to not assume or draw conclusion w/o facts - this is a unique effort or application (I think). :) SETTING = CA, residential, outdoor, 120V/15 amp line. EXISTING =...
  9. Residential Electrical Forum
    do they do time lag switches here in the usa for the usa here is a link to the uk version ...where to buy and a link plz. http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=A0oGdd_84AxPZVQA_8FXNyoA?p=time%20lag%20switch&fr=yfp-t-701-s&fr2=piv-web
  10. General Electrical Discussion
    Hello All, I am searching a source for replacement AC light switches. They are compact rectangular push button SPST and DPST, fitted to narrow outlet boxes via adaptor plate (behind wall plate) with tabs to secure switch in place top and bottom. Dimensions are apx. 1.25 L x 1 H x 3/4 W. Leviton...
  11. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi I'm looking for the equivalent of Eagle 3276W-Box Decora Face two 3-way Quiet switches. This product has been discontinued and the replacement has rocker switches. I need toggle not rocker. I cannot use the equivalent of Leviton 5224. This is for a special application for a handicapped...
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