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Nov
19
answered LED problem with recessed lighting
Nov
14
answered Is it possible to move a front door?
Nov
14
comment What's the easiest way to reframe a portion of a wall with minimal disturbance to the electrical lines?
@keshlam Take a look at this answer. Obviously, a local inspector may reject regardless of the code.
Nov
14
comment What's the easiest way to reframe a portion of a wall with minimal disturbance to the electrical lines?
@keshlam they seem to be code under 334-40(B)
Nov
12
answered How can I run cables along a concrete wall?
Nov
8
answered Tile over brick…with a problem
Nov
8
comment Convert pair of 3-way switches to a one single-pole with neutral
@keshlam that sounds like an answer.
Nov
1
comment How do sound-dampening drywall clips affect the ability to hang objects on the wall?
@diceless I wouldn't either. It is possible to get sufficient support with multiple anchors, especially if the mount allows placement widely apart, but its a risky approach. That's why I suggested the stand.
Nov
1
awarded  Notable Question
Oct
29
comment Does voltage play any role in choosing the appropriate wire gauge?
@Ecnerwal Not quite. What is the answer to the question about the specific 240v/15a/14awg 50 ft run?
Oct
29
comment Putting together a tool set for children 8-11
@AlexandreVaillancourt While the saw is a good idea, there is a higher level of proof-of-skill-level necessary than with the other tools, especially if the lower age is 8.
Oct
29
comment Does voltage play any role in choosing the appropriate wire gauge?
@Ecnerwal So answer the question ...
Oct
29
comment How can I replace a light fixture with a two way switch?
@Tester101 One of the biggest issues on a relatively easy job is the failure to properly mark a white wire acting as a switched hot. Pre disassembly connections will usually reveal, but once they are all free ...
Oct
29
comment Why would only the top outlets work in my two kitchen receptacles?
Have you flipped the tied breakers off and back on?
Oct
29
comment How can I replace a light fixture with a two way switch?
@Tester101 That ship may have sailed. This is a great argument to snap a picture(s) of the existing wiring with a cell phone before a single disconnect is done.
Oct
14
comment Best way to affix plywood to wood unit?
+1 especially if you use a metal french cleat.
Oct
9
comment Fixing an offset pilot hole in steel?
This will work if his press table is now stable (not flexing). Otherwise he will have the same or worse problem.
Oct
9
comment How do I wire this Leviton switch?
In the diagram, the L outside the box is the fixture or outlets (Load) that are controlled by the switch. The L inside the box is the lamp that is on when the switch is on.
Oct
8
reviewed Reviewed How can we prepare a nicotine stained room for painting without dangerous chemicals?
Oct
8
revised How can we prepare a nicotine stained room for painting without dangerous chemicals?
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