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  1. Electrical
    Hi all, this is my first post. I want to install a ceiling fan in our bedroom which has no electrical box in the ceiling. I have attic access above the bedroom to install a ceiling fan electric box bracket and also have access to electrical boxes to tap electric from to supply the ceiling fan...
  2. Electrical
    I'm pretty new to electrical work but I am relatively handy around the house. I want to add outlets along a whole wall of my basement (roughly 40ft). My basement is unfinished and will remain so for the foreseeable future. I would also like to run these outlets off of a new circuit breaker in...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, My wife and I just bought an 1878 woodframe house on the South Side of Chicago (oldest--and smallest--house on the block). We love the oldness of it (the woodwork, the engraved metal hardware, the carved fireplace), and we're trying to bring that back in the places where it's been...
  4. Electrical
    I just moved here from MA and am slowly learning that Chicago electrical code is wacko. For instance, I am installing remodel recessed lighting in my kitchen and the Home Depot guy who seemed to know what he is talking about said all romex needs to be in flexible metal conduit (BX) and can't be...
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