Thanks Bill for catching some of the nuances and minor details that make a proper installation.
tshea1Member since 05/03/05
The feed coming from the house is 15 amp and GFCI protected. I have few questions. 1. Can the 7 outlets/light be on this 15 amp or does it need ...
PVC conduit with #12 wire including the green (for grounding) is acceptable. Burial depth is 18". Direct bury wire #12 UF is also acceptable. Buri...
First the OP was asking about basement wiring. El brought our attention to 210.52(C)(1) through (C)(5) (I‚Äôll assume 2002 NEC since most jurisdic...
Yes you can double the ground wires but not the neutrals. Both are on the same bar if the panel is the MAIN service panel. IF there is any doub...
You could add an auxilary ground bar to your existing panel by using a ground bar designed for your panel and mounting it in the factory holes or i...
If the ceiling around the light fixture is hot, the first thing I suspect is the lamp (light bulb) is too high of a wattage. Also I now suspect tha...
Here's a website packed full of info on AL wiring. Hope it is helpful. http://www.inspect-ny.com/aluminum.htm
Sorry bad choice of words. Meant to say controller. The lutron site has a nice selection of devices.
Two fans on 1 switch is ok. As for the motor speed controller, there is a 5 amp rheostat available. I will try to get a part number and post again.
Bill, Those plates you identified are for the old Despards switch, pilot lights, receptacles. Thanks, I've bookmarked that site. I believe su...
The 2 3-1/2" holes are sized for "old work" boxes that are used to mount the fixtures and make the needed wire splice to the fixture.
If it was me... Cut 2 3-1/2" holes where the fixtures are going. If you have a basement, fish wires to basement then route to a new cut-in switch....
Try Dale Electric. They had a few a couple years ago. They may have more. The other option, and it is not good, is to go to the newer plates. I don...
"PS, I am not Jarrold, tseah1, househelper or anyone other than, Just Plain Old Bill." Bill, I'm tshea1 not tseah1! Have a nice day! See ya o...
What kind of wiring are you trying to hide? If this is wiring inside of walls, it should be inspected by an electrical inspector, then you may c...