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  1. Electrical
    Wiring in my house is extremely old (mostly cloth), grounded at the main breaker panel but not bonded, and i also have breakers that are not labeled right, feeds that are spliced with other circuits (meaning that when I turn the power off to a breaker and then follow that line to its termination...
  2. Electrical
    Hoping someone can see what we did wrong, or if not, agree that the electrical boxes we used have a design flaw! Link here: Carlon 1-Gang 18 cu. in. Shallow New Work Electrical Box-SNO18-6R - The Home Depot We selected the shallow, extra width 1 gang electrical boxes so we could fit more...
  3. Electrical
    This afternoon I went into my shop to work on some woodworking projects and tried to start my 220 volt tablesaw. I could hear the starter but the saw did not start. After checking the wiring at the saw's switch, I checked the current at the receptacle. I found that the voltage was reading...
  4. Electrical
    I am thinking about adding a ceiling light to a room with a vaulted ceiling and, in addition to adding the light box, I may also need to add a junction box. I was hoping that someone might be able to tell me the NEC's vertical clearance requirements for electrical boxes in attic spaces (If you...
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