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  1. Lights dimming - fire hazard?

    Electrical
    Newer home - built end of 2015. When heat or air conditioner turns on, lights will dim for a second and then go back to normal. This happens in any room that you're in that has lights on. In addition, most outlets when you plug in a vacuum will cause the lights to dim for a second when turning...
  2. Splitting a curcuit

    Electrical
    The mainhouse was built in 1950; the addition was built in 2000; both have crawl space. A recent trip 'down below' shows me some old cloth covered wiring stapled to the joists. I know a new electrical panel was installed with the addition and that many NEW receptacles were added so we have...
  3. Lights Dimming and eventually Circuit Trips

    Electrical
    A couple days ago my cat got stuck in my ceiling while we were doing bathroom renovations. We were able to get her out by taking out a recessed light located in the kitchen. The next day I noticed the lights kept dimming every so often but would stay on. Now a week later the lights will only...
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