# Retrofit?

If this is on an existing flat wall, use the Arlington 8161 siding block. http://www.aifittings.com/k_6.htm

Bob Vila
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If this is on an existing flat wall, use the Arlington 8161 siding block. http://www.aifittings.com/k_6.htm

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ViewsCheck for power at the box, double check the wiring, make sure any switches are on, check the DIP switches on the remote and receiver to make sure ...

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ViewsHow are the red and black wires connected at the breakers? They need to be on breakers that are mounted one above the other so that each is on a di...

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ViewsIf you are looking at using an electric on demand, make sure you have sufficient capacity to support it. The electric units require a 70-80 amp sup...

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ViewsYou can still find the plastic GE load centers, but you are looking at only 4-6 circuits. Check your local hardware store.

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ViewsThe oil will retain heat longer due to its higher viscosity, but as Bill points out, it will cost the same to heat either.

over 9 years by **househelper**

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ViewsAt the first GFCI receptacle you will have 12/3 in, 12/2 out to the next GFCI (other circuit) and 12/2 out to the first protected receptacle on cir...

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ViewsDo the instructions say it requires a 30A circuit or that it draws 30A? Big difference. If a 30A circuit is required, then 10/3 with ground and a 3...

over 9 years by **househelper**

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ViewsThe NEC does not require you to secure NM wiring when fishing inside finished walls.

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Views"the voltage on one leg can exceed 250 volts while the other leg can fall to almost zero." For a loose neutral connection, that is not true. The...

almost 10 years by **househelper**

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Viewsand because it is a trailer, you will need 4 wires (H, H, N, G). There are direct burial quadriplex cables available for use as a mobile home feede...

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ViewsCorrectly called an open neutral. Biggest offenders are squirrels. They like to chew on the uninsulated aluminum. Many jurisdictions are going to c...

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ViewsAt the ceiling fan you should connect the white to white, black to black, and blue to red. At the switch, for the cable from the ceiling, connec...

almost 10 years by **househelper**

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ViewsSince this is in a basement, you may have a GFCI receptacle (rectangular receptacle with "test" and "reset" buttons) protecting a portion of that c...

almost 10 years by **househelper**

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ViewsSince you are routing the feeder through the attic, you will need to use #2 Cu or 1/0 Al according to Table 310-15 (b)(6).

almost 10 years by **househelper**

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ViewsDoes your panel have a main breaker that can be shutoff? If so, does the fan/light go off then? If not, try turning all the breakers off at the sam...

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ViewsYou certainly have a right to question the charges and ask for clarification. Are these labor only charges? Is the hourly rate typical for your are...

almost 10 years by **househelper**

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ViewsTry incoming white to PES and light white, black to PES black, PES red to light black.

almost 10 years by **househelper**

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ViewsYou may also have a GFCI receptacle that has tripped. Look in bathrooms, garage, kitchen, outside.

almost 10 years by **househelper**

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ViewsMake sure you are turning the breaker completely off before trying to reset. If it continues to trip, your electrician will disconnect the wire fro...

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