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  1. Electrical
    Yes it's me again. After correcting the wiring issue I had with my outdoor lighting I was trying to finish up a little side project that I have going on with the electric lamp post in my yard. The old fixture was toast and it kept burning through bulbs and water was getting in there. so I went...
  2. Electrical
    I have two separate dedicated circuits with their respective ground and neutral wires tapped under the same lug on the bus. (See images: first is easy to spot on top terminal. Other is the third lug from the bottom.) One on each neutral bar and both are dedicated 15 amp to outside lights; a...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    My outside house lights are controlled by a dumb switch. On one side it has one white (nuetral) and one black (line) wire. On the other side it has a black load line. I have tried connect three different smart switches and properly connected the white to nuetral, and the line and load. I...
  4. Electrical
    The light over my garage door was hooked up to a motion detector which screwed into the socket first, before the incandescent bulb. Then I installed a new fixture which uses only a compact florescent bulb. It will not operate with the motion detector any longer. I understand that the problem is...
  5. Electrical
    I'm having vinyl siding put on my house and would like to remove the outside lights. Can anyone tell me what to do to the wires (clamp? ...) to make them neutral (other than shutting the circuit) while the work is being done? Thank you. Darlene
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