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Old 12-11-2012, 12:54 PM   #166
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Ok I've never done pot lights before sheetrock. What way are you going to get the sheetrock flush with the lights?

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Old 12-11-2012, 03:17 PM   #167
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This was just testing them out. I will be removing the trim and bulb before I put on the drywall.
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Did you use LED trims? I want to use new construction cans with LED trims but everything I see online seem to be the retrofit kind.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:11 PM   #169
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No, I used a regular trim. I got 6 for 53.00 at HD.
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New sliding glass door installed.

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Here is a shot at my current electrical panel configuration. Things will change, but after I routed everything, I noticed a few over loaded circuits. Can anyone guess which they are????

In any case, I'm going to try to run 12-2 wire down along the main vent into the basement and get 2 more dedicated lines to the attic to feed to the top floor.
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While I was outside pounding in the ground rods from my electrical box install, I noticed my windows need re-caulked. Probably get to it in the next few days. Here are some before pictures.
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Here are the ground rods so far... Never knew it would be this hard. I'm going to try to pound them in as much as I can and then possibly cut off what I can't get into the ground... Any suggestions on how to make it easier? I'm using a sledgehammer now.
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More pictures of the stamped patio, by request from some readers.
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the patio looks really great. good stuff

whats the ground rod for?
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On the previous page, you can see that I had my old 200A GE panel / breakers replaced by all new Square D QO stuff. Since this has a permit, I needed 2 ground rods. I only had the cold water bond.
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Hey dO you have a contact number or email I have a question for the basement

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