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  1. Re: Bath Fan/Light combo switch + recepticle, 2-Gang

    Thanks Maurice! One last question...
    Is it okay to have the GFCI outlet and Fan in the bathroom coming off the load from the nearby bedroom outlet? I read somewhere that Bathrooms need to be on...
  2. Re: Bath Fan/Light combo switch + recepticle, 2-Gang

    By "cut-out" I mean cut out another space in the wall to add another box. The existing 2-gang box is a metal, gangable box. So I went to the hardware store, got the same size gangable box, took the...
  3. Re: Bath Fan/Light combo switch + recepticle, 2-Gang

    Thanks for the reply Maurice!
    I have thought about this all day, and I think my best, safest and legal bet would be to put in a old work 3 gang box or cut out the side of the original gang box and...
  4. Bath Fan/Light combo switch + recepticle, 2-Gang

    I have a scenario with multiple questions, so I'm hoping someone can give me advice. First off, let me state that my house is 119 years old and there is some active Knob and Tube (K&T) circuits left...
  5. Re: Vermiculite Insulation, too late, already disturbed...Concerns???

    Also, I did have the two samples sent to an accredited lab. The test they used was the PLM light method to identify the asbestos fibers.
  6. Re: Vermiculite Insulation, too late, already disturbed...Concerns???

    The lab report I received listed Tremolite asbestos in the Vermiculite and was less than 1 percent (<1%). It did not indicate a specific ppm content. But what from you say, if 1% is 1000ppm, then my...
  7. Re: Vermiculite Insulation, too late, already disturbed...Concerns???

    Thanks for the feedback guys.
    I just got the test results from the lab back and the two samples I sent in both contain <1%, or a trace amount, of asbestos, but of the worst possible kind, Tremolite....
  8. Re: Vermiculite Insulation, too late, already disturbed...Concerns???

    Thanks, I plan on sending a sample to "Pro-Labs" for asbestos testing to see if the area I disturbed may have asbestos contamination. I only hope that Pro-Labs understands the testing procedures...
  9. Vermiculite Insulation, too late, already disturbed...Concerns???

    Our 1894 home was inspected in February of this year prior to our closing on 3/26. We have since started on some small “projects” right away, prior to moving into our “new” old home.

    Upon pulling...
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