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  1. Electrical
    Hi all - I'm having an issue with a duplex GFCI switch in the bathroom (one switch for light, one for shower fan). There's also a dimmer switch on the same circuit. Basically the fan turned on on its own and won't turn off unless I manually trip the GCFI at the outlet. It will also turn off...
  2. New Member Introductions
    I am in my early 20's who just graduated with a degree in the medical field. My wife and I just made our first home purchase, which is actually a duplex that we are using as an investment property. I am new to the home improvement scene, however, very driven to learn as much as I can and...
  3. Electrical
    I just replaced a duplex outlet with a combo usb charging/single outlet I got at a reputable hardware store. The duplex outlet had two white wires, two black wires, and a ground. I used screw caps and electrical tape to secure the extra black and white wires because the new usb/outlet only had...
  4. Electrical
    Under my sink I have a duplex outlet. The garbage disposal is plugged into one of the receptacles and is controlled by a switch. I am going to be installing a dishwasher where there never was one before and want to plug into the other receptacle on that outlet, problem is, both receptacles are...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hi there, Purchasing an old row house, and we're attempting to un-subdivide two floors to make an owner's duplex for my family. We're faced with losing the beauty of the whole foyer, or building a doorway perpendicular to the stairs. If we do that, we will have to build up a wall over(or next...
  6. Electrical
    I own a home that was originally a single family home when built ~1875 which was converted into a duplex around 1930. I'm now trying to undo all of their hard work by making it a single family home again and have to make a decision on what to do with the electrical system. The east portion of...
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