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  1. Re: How to Cover up recessed lighting holes in Ceiling

    I'm not sure about patching up the holes as this may cover up a junction point inside the recessed lights, however you can consider (a) adding a dimmer (b) install a different style and / or smaller...
  2. Re: wiring confusion - ceiling fan installation

    O.K. we are making progress. First make sure your boxes are rated to support a ceiling fan. If not swap out the boxes for the heavier duty fan type after drawing out your existing wiring. Now with...
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    Re: GFIC outlet in work shed

    All 15 or 20 amp receptacles in the shed should be ground fault protected, I see no difference from a garage or unfinished basement for example which are required to be protected.This requirement is...
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    Re: Loose and Shallow Outlets

    If the outlet boxes are metal and are sticking too far out of the wall than you cannot adjust them without busting out sheetrock, If it is in too far you shound use an extension ring and long 6-32...
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    Re: GFIC outlet in work shed

    You have created an Shock Hazard by eliminating the GFI in shed .You have created a dangerous situation by wiring the compressor on the line side of the GFI. Yes of course this works now because you...
  6. Re: wiring confusion - ceiling fan installation

    Need more info; What wires are on the wall switch ? You didn't say what wires where on the existing lights. Where any of the other wires spliced together ? Also which ceilng box contains what(the one...
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    Re: Buzzing light fixtures

    Many light bulbs are made overseas , including brand names, if your swapping out bulbs from the same package or same brand this could be the problem. One other thing to look for is a light bulb that...
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    Re: Using deep plastic outlet/switch boxes

    Using deep plastic boxes is a better choice . It will allow you to install dimmers, gfi receptacles,ect without cramming them . On interior walls the cables entering the box will get too close to the...
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    Re: GFIC outlet in work shed

    Salvador , Sounds like you had your receptacles wired correctly. The standard duplex receptacle should be wired off the load side of the ground fault type receptacle when it is in a shed. You changed...
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    labeled switches

    I have been looking for years for a product like this to come along. www.rightplate.com ,has anyone here tried these yet? Are they as nice as they look ? I want to get rid of the stickers I have on...
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