You had a switch loop as I suspected. The proper wiring at the receptacle is now to have all the whites connected together and to the silver screws...
Could be bad tubes or ballast. If it is an old fixture it could be the starter. Try new tubes first. They are cheapest.
You need to find the other end of the cable coming to that jack and adjust the wiring there as well.
When you say 3 wire do you include the ground? If you did then you can't have both the outlet and the fan switched. The switch is currently wired a...
If the lights are controlled from more than one location the you have 3 or 4 way switches. If there is only one switch contolling the light then yo...
Some heat and a roller might allow it to be rolled out to the edge.
NO you can't use a tandem breaker for this aplication. It only pprovides 2 120 volts circuits. You need 2 full spaces in the panel to get 220 volts.
If the wiring is as you describe you can't do it. You said 1 cable form sconce and one from ceiling fixture. If both of those cable only have black...
With the fuse off you can remove the wires from the heater and cap the feed wires separately with wire nuts. Leave them in a junction box with a co...
Actually only the bottom one is 6 1/8 to compensate for no tread on patio. the others are still 7 21/32 because a tread goes on both the above and ...
It is ok to double up ground wires. It is not OK to double up neutral(white ) wires.
OK you can get power. You don't have a neutral wire so power is useless with no return path.
You need a double 15amp breaker. Since you don't have any empty slots you need to have a sub panel installed. You can't use the existing 15 & 20 am...
A duplex switch has a common screw for power to both switches. Look a atab connecting two screws. The common side usually has 2 screws close togeth...
It is possible that potential buyer will want the fuse box replaced. It is not required as far as I know. If they insist on it as condition of sale...
You need to get a voltage testing device and measure if there is still votage on the heater. Then pull the fuses until you find the ones that contr...
I need more info. Have you run the wires? Can you change how they are run. How are the wire run now? Where does the power wire come in? How are t...
If there is only one cable with 3 wires + ground then you can not get power fromthe switch. There is no neutral. All the wires are hot or switched ...