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  1. Electrical
    Hello, I'm hoping to get some suggestions. I need to get electric out to a shed. It's about 130' from the shed to my sub-panel. I considered running burial 12AWG directly from my sub-panel to the shed - but I'm concerned about attenuation due to the length of the run. is that a valid...
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    I recently inherited an older house, in one of the bedrooms there is a fan that is not working. I took everything apart and checked for the switch leg, old asbestos insulated 2 wire. I connect one leg (either side) and both sides of the switch leg wire in the box, and at the fixture, are hot...
  3. Electrical
    The light and fan (separate fixtures and separate switches) worked earlier today but now don't. I checked the breakers they looked fine but I turned them off then on again just to make sure. I checked the gfi outlet and it works and has power. What else could it be?
  4. Electrical
    Hello, I have an existing Circuit in my unfinished basement for light fixture. I am rewiring currently. After rewiring for light fixtures, I am putting switches for each wherever possible, to make sure everything is went right after I turned the power ON. I am not installing receptible for now...
  5. Electrical
    I am installing a new outlet in master bedroom behind the tv. There’s a outlet directly below where I want to add the new one. I was planning on pulling power from there. When I pulled the outlet out there was already two 14/2 cables going in to it. Am I still ok to use this outlet for power...
  6. Electrical
    I have two fixtures in two different rooms. The switch is hot and one of the fixtures is hot. But neither will come on. Have I lost a complete circuit. Also what happens if you power a circuit from m two sides. One more question. I have three lines with no power. If I power them from three...
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    I'm hoping someone can give me some advice on an existing 15 AMP (14/2) circuit in my house. When I built in 2007, this circuit contained an outlet for the electronic ignition on my gas water heater, a single GFCI outlet in my basement, and it powered all the light fixtures in my basement (8...
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    A couple of months ago, I hired an electrician to wire up a Nelson Waterer so that my horse could have ice-free water in the winter. https://www.nelsonmfg.com/livestock-waterers/700/models-specs/ I asked him to put the heater (inside the waterer canister) on a switch at my house so that it...
  9. Electrical
    Hello All, I have recently replaced my electric furnace with a newer larger unit and am not sure where to put the control wires from my sub meter for off peak. My old furnace had a location for this to be terminated at but I am at a lost on this new one. The documentation does not mention...
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