Steve, I found this website. It isn't the same one as I remember, but it should do. http://www.houseofantiquehardware.com/hdw_repo.htm Try thi...
harold endeanMember since 08/30/02
Steve, I use to get a catalog that had all sorts of things for old vitorian stye houses. Brass plates, brass door knobs, glass door knobs, 2 butt...
The best place to start is to go to your local electrical supply house. They might be able to locate the Remcon parts for you.
GFCI receptacles are required in a lot of locations and with many exceptions. As Joe said, you should look it up in the code book for every differn...
Some of the new low volatge light systems are very good. The biggest problem with low voltage work is the voltage drop if you go too far from the t...
You might have ground fault receptacles in your basement. You might not want to put a freezer on that circuit. It could falsly trip and ruin everyt...
By the way, a 12-2 Non metallic sheathed cable also called sheathed electrical cable or,RX wire means that there is inside the cable a black wire, ...
Not to say that anyone is wrong, but most residental service panels are only rated for 40 circuits. Look at the manufactures instructions. The larg...
Just my 2 cents, but is this dimmer located next to another dimmer? If so you might have to derate the dimmer. That means if you instal a 600 watt ...
Another good reason for getting rid of K & T is that there is no grounding conductor. I believe that it would be safer with newer wiring. The K & T...
Well for one thing, you should only install the amount of breakers in the service panel that the manufacture allows. For axample, you should not in...
Working with NM-b (RX) wire is easier than AC cable (BX) in my opinion. For one thing you are working with a solid grounding conductor. (The bare w...
Do you have a closet on the second floor that is right over top of a closet on the first floor? You might be able to snake from the basement to the...
Have you seen any company manufacture aluminum branch circuit wiring? I don't think it is being manufactured anymore.
Talk to your local electrical inspector, he will be able to tell you if the location you are looking at is acceptable.
You might want to go to the local rental store and rent an electric hammer drill with a ground rod driver attachment. It could save you a lot of ti...
You have to read the instructions that is on the electrical panel to make sure that the tandom breakers are allowed. It is usually listed inside th...
I agree with Motor T, it sounds like an ITE/Siemans Quad style breaker. The two outer breakers (30 Amp)are tied together with a tie hand and the tw...
Charlie, There are a lot of code questions here to be answered. Questions like, is the sub panel going to be 120 volt or 240 volt? 30 amp, 60 amp...