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comment How can/should I mount this porch light?
Pardon my ignorance, but what tool would I use to dig a clearing in the wall without going all the way through?
Jul
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comment How can/should I mount this porch light?
Sorry... I'm not quite following. Why would I only have 1/2" of wood to work with? Would I place the pancake box inside the wall? Or on top of the exterior surface?
Jul
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comment How can/should I mount this porch light?
Thank you but to reiterate, I don't have cavity space in the wall for the box. That's what I'm struggling with.
Jul
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comment How can/should I mount this porch light?
Thanks. I'm pretty sure that the wire is 12 gauge (but will confirm). Does that mean that I probably can't use the pancake box?
Jul
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comment How can/should I mount this porch light?
Historically when I've mounted light fixtures in the past, there's been a metal box in the wall that I've attached to. In this case, the box doesn't exist. So my question was regard specifically how to attach the fixture to the wall in the absence of that, given the fact that I can't bury a metal box in the wall.
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accepted Generally speaking, when is it necessary to install a sub-panel for providing electricity to an outside shed/office?
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comment Generally speaking, when is it necessary to install a sub-panel for providing electricity to an outside shed/office?
@mjohns Done. :-) diy.stackexchange.com/questions/68988/…
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comment Generally speaking, when is it necessary to install a sub-panel for providing electricity to an outside shed/office?
@mjohns Good idea. Will do.
Jul
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comment Generally speaking, when is it necessary to install a sub-panel for providing electricity to an outside shed/office?
If I may humbly ask: what kind of things can be considered a "disconnect"? I assume that a simple wall switch wouldn't qualify.... I don't see details mention about this on the other bids nor do I recall the electricians discussing this...
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