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answered Inferring wire gauge from cable size
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comment Sound deadening in a small (~5x6) room with a glass wall
We coated the entire walls and roof and laid down a thick carpet. After trying a decibel meter afterwards the noise level that penetrated the wall dropped from 80dB to 15dB. I should point out that our research turned up that awkward shapes in the room actually help reduce the sound level also. So if you happen to have a "L" shape room or some other feature, It helps it distort the sound wave coupled with the foam/carpet it absorbs the patterns rather than amplifying them.
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answered Sound deadening in a small (~5x6) room with a glass wall
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answered Circuit breaker trips every couple of weeks
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revised What are the things to look out for when buying a motion detector?
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answered What are the things to look out for when buying a motion detector?
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revised How to replace a single light switch with an electric dimmer switch
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comment How to replace a single light switch with an electric dimmer switch
Also do not use the "S" terminal its designed for connecting a like for like dimmer switch as a slave unit.
May
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comment How to replace a single light switch with an electric dimmer switch
You could in theory use both switches side by side. Link the incoming live feed to the "L" terminal and to the "Supply L" of the normal switch. Then put only your light "Switch Wire" into the Variable terminal on the dimmer switch. You can then put the "Switch Wire" of the fan into the "Load L" side of the normal switch. This will work but its not ideal your fan will no longer come on when you switch on the light it will only operate on operating the old switch. And as the user says above do not connect the fan through the dimmer.
May
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comment What is the standard range hood clearance?
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answered Can I use epoxy grout on tiled shower and bathroom floors?
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answered What's a good way to customize or recess a lightswitch?
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answered What is the standard range hood clearance?
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answered How can I reattach this pivot bracket for bifold doors to the wall?
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answered How to replace a single light switch with an electric dimmer switch
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answered What do the numbers on a cordless drill mean?
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answered How to replace a standard 2-gang light switch with an electric dimmer switch