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  1. Electrical
    Hi, thanks for your help! I purchased the perfect light online not realizing it was a plug in and not a hardwired light. No big deal; I got a canopy kit and snipped the light cord at length to find two wires both clear plastic coated and with multiple tiny silver wires inside. There are 2...
  2. Electrical
    Hi All, I currently have a switch in my living room for an outdoor flood light. Power is run from the switch to the light via NM cable through the attic. The NM cable is run through liquid tight conduit where it penetrates the attic at the fascia board. I do not believe NM cable is allowed to...
  3. Electrical
    I am trying to replace my ceiling fan and I've run into unusual wiring. The previous fan was connected to the orange wire and the white wires coming out of my ceiling fixture. I don't know in what order things were connected since the connections popped apart as I pulled the old unit down...
  4. Electrical
    I just upgraded to a 200amp breaker box and some of the branch circuit wires were not long enough to reach down to the breakers. I bought some wire to make extensions and wire-nutted them on. They are copper and match the gauge of the circuit wires I extended. I understand this is allowable...
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