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  1. Electrical
    I am replacing an electric stove with a gas stove. Currently, a 220v electrical line comes into the house through a hole right behind the stove. I want to pull the wires out so we can run a gas line through the same hole. If I cut the electrical wires and enclose them in a box up by the roof...
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    Hi- I'm having trouble finding a picture of or a ruling on this what-I-thought-would-be-more-frequent situation: I have typical 15amp circuit for one side of our living space (bedrooms and living room) that serves outlets, switches, and lighting fixtures (it's mostly all 1955-original). It's...
  3. Electrical
    Good day. I just have a few questions. I live in Ontario Canada. And want to know if I pigtail aluminum to copper with brown 63 aluminum to copper marette and anti oxidant compound if it will pass an inspection? Thank you for your time.
  4. Electrical
    I'm trying to add another receptacle in the adjacent room, for a TV above the fireplace. (FYI: I can get behind the walls, the fireplace is hollow) I have any outlet in my bedroom that has two wires coming in (one hot and one for the downstream receptacle (or it ties into a light switch) . My...
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    We recently closed on our first house, and I might have come up with a creative solution to living in Michigan with a wife addicted to grilled food. :whistling2: The garage used to have gas heating, as there is a thermostat, gas line, and roof venting for a furnace. The furnace is gone, but its...
  6. Electrical
    I have one wire gcoming from a light, one coming from the fan, one bringing in the power, and one that goes to the attic. When the wire with power is connected directly to the wire to the attic, I have power to my garage door opener. I now have the wire with power (black) pigtailed to the...
  7. Electrical
    I've been installing motion sensor and timer switches (e.g., Aube TI-071, Woods 5/10/15/30 minute timer). These devices seem to all come with aluminum pigtails and small wirenuts- some I saw were labelled "P3", which seems to be the standard tiny wirenut (not ultra-tiny, but too small for most...
  8. Electrical
    Hello, I installed a GFCI receptacle and a new switch in the bathroom. I have aluminum wiring in the house so I was planning to use #63 marrettes with the anti-oxidant paste to pigtail copper leads to the aluminum wires. However, the #63 marrettes are only rated for a maximum of two #12 gauge...
  9. Electrical
    Good People I moved to a new place (for me,) but the wiring is old. I'm adding a switch/outlet combo (Combo) to a 2 gang box with an existing 2 single pole switchs combined on the other side of the box. The old switches were wired in a way I haven't seen before, and I don't know how to add...
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