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  1. Electrical
    Just bought this house and one room has light switch but the ceiling opening is covered by a standard plate. The room needs a light so I installed a new fixture and bulb, flipped the switch and nothing happened. Not the result that I wanted. With a voltage sensor, I tested the line (black)...
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    I opened up a ceiling box to replace a single bulb with two fluorescent. The box was wired for two switches at opposite ends of the room. There was no ground existing, so I pulled one from another outlet to be able to ground the new lights and the box. The 15 amp circuit is protected by a GFI...
  3. Electrical
    Okay so trying to wire a breaker for my dryer. The landlord gave me a 30a breaker for the dryer but i only got 3 slots open and the breaker takes up four. as this is not my house i dont want to start investing in adding a sub panel. Is there anything else i can do? Can I put the bigger breaker...
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    I would like to add another ceiling light in my kitchen. And to keep it simple, I would just like to tie-in to the existing halogen ceiling light and have both the new light and old light controlled by the existing wall dimmer switch. Is this do-able, I remember reading somewhere that you...
  5. Electrical
    Ok so here is the story: I am 15 and have a good amount of experience with electricity, electric wiring and electronics. Me and my mom were at my aunts house replacing carpet in her bathroom. After cutting the new carpet and getting in place we had trouble getting it under the hardwired...
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