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  1. Electrical
    Hello everyone! I bought a new home and I am planning to install under cabinet kitchen lights. Because I don't want to make any opening, I am considering the option of wireless control. I have easy access to connect the lights to the existing outlets, but to control them, the only option is to...
  2. Electrical
    I have a 3 speed ceiling fan with pull chain for selecting speed. Is there a way to install a remote so I will be able to select speed from the remote without the chain, or do I just need to get one to turn the fan and light on and off at the speed the selector chain switch already has it on?
  3. Electrical
    I just purchased a new home and, in the kitchen, there is a light, but it's about 6 feet away from the sink and casts a shadow from your body when trying to do the dishes. This makes it pretty hard to see the dishes properly and determine if they're clean or not. I need some lighting right...
  4. Electrical
    I recently bought a new home. Every room has one electrical socket that can be controlled by the light switch in the room. Unfortunately, the receptacle the electrician wired isn't always a convenient place to plug in a light. I'm looking for a wireless solution where I can configure any...
  5. Electrical
    I recently replaced all the halogen undercabinet lights in my kitchen with LED pucks. In my old setup, the switch for these was located in a random spot (thank you some electrician from 1953) and I installed a Heath-Zenith remote receiver switch in place of the regular one and put the remote...
  6. Electrical
    I just replaced my door chimes with an IQAmerica Wired + Wireless Door Chime, digital chimes (8). Since I already had a Wired Chime I followed the wired instructions. I aligned and transferred the two wires (Transformer and Front push button). All looked good except when I rang the bell it only...
  7. Electrical
    I'm looking for a way to take a single pole light switch controlling one incadescent light and add a second "wireless" switch for dual control. I've looked at X10, Smarthome and others but have yet to find the right solution. Some sites recommend wiring a remote device in place of the current...
  8. Electrical
    I have a room with a rather silly wiring setup, I won't get into the details unless someone is really curious. The basics are I have 2 switch boxes, in series I guess with each other, that then leads to the lights for the room. The first switch box is just a splice, and there is no switch...
  9. Electrical
    I'm trying to do something that seems very simple to me, but I can't seem to find any products that can do it. I'm trying to add a second (remote) switch to an existing single-pole dimmer switch, effectively creating a standard three-way dimmer switch setup, but with one of the two switches...
  10. HVAC
    Looking for some advice on selecting a wireless thermostat for my PTAC unit. It has a wiring harness for a thermostat, so no concerns there. The problem is that my unit has two fan speeds, and almost every wireless thermostat appears to support only one fan speed. The PTAC unit has two fan...
  11. HVAC
    Hey gang - I am at my whits end and need some help. I just had a new Weil McLain EG Gas fired boiler installed for a single zone heat system. Of course the house is old and the thermostat is in an awful place. As a result I decided to install a new Honeywell Redlink Wireless system that uses...
  12. HVAC
    I rent out the top 2 floors of my house (4 floors in total) and in the tenants' area, I already have a Honeywell thermostat that is wired and on the wall, but I don't have access to it. I was wondering if it's possible to buy one of Honeywell's wireless systems and install that thermostat in my...
  13. PC Repairs & Upgrades
    I am having an issue, right now I have 1 modem (issued from comcast), connected to a wireless router for 4 PCs (2 desk tops and 2 laptops both wireless) my 2 desk tops are wired, one upstairs one down. I also have my PS3 and micro cell tower plugged into the router. The computer upstairs is...
  14. Electrical
    I have a room with a ceiling fan/light unit, but theres only 1 switch on the wall. I want to be able to control the fan and light separately without pulling chains on the unit itself. All I could find is this...
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