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  1. Re: Vermiculite or something else in attic crawlspace (PICS)

    The shiny stuff should be dried roofing tar. Same exact thing in my 1910 bldg (don't think the age has anything to do with it) . This is because of my flat roof and slat roof sheathing. When they re...
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    Re: Surface to wall transition

    Wait maybe I should just run a 2" piece of conduit (acting as a sleeve) from the panel into the ceiling, run my 4 12/2's through that. Then through joists, down into partition wall.
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    Surface to wall transition

    I have a bldg that I am making half office space and half workshop. The main panel is in the workshop and I need to feed the offices. There is old empty Emt on the tin ceiling of the workshop that...
  4. Re: Bugs in my shop! Arrgh - they've taken over!

    You can to an extent, treat the exterior of the bldg foundation, around door and window frames with a general type of liquid insecticide. Do this spring and fall. You will not completely stop them,...
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    Re: 3 way switch multiple lights

    Great! Thanks to all of your help. So easy a caveman...well I can understand it. Now off to work I go.

    Jerome A.
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    Re: 3 way switch multiple lights

    :eek: weeeee
    Ok so back to Jack's diagram....If I do it that way and mark the white as hot am I good?

    2nd question--canuk, if I were to use 1 of those methods how do I go about adding additional...
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    Re: 3 way switch multiple lights

    Soooo NEC are you saying it is like Jack's diagram except the power for the lights comes through the 2nd switch? I'm just trying to simplify it yet do it properly. I'm trying not to confuse myself...
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    Re: 3 way switch multiple lights

    Jack, Thanks for a diagram I can understand. This seems like the more logical approach to take.
    Thanks again all!
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    Re: 3 way switch multiple lights

    Thanks for the responses. My situation is open access to ceiling joists with holes through them to run wires. The total run is about 60ft between switches.
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    3 way switch multiple lights

    Could someone point me in the right direction. I want to install 4 lights between 2-3way switches, power through a switch. Some diagrams have 1 scenario, some have another.

    1 diagram says use...
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    Re: Cutting a new stairwell opening

    Yes I was planning a 10'or so straight run then the difference with a landing and small 4' or so run to the floor. So basically a L shaped staircase.
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    Re: Cutting a new stairwell opening

    Thanks for the advice. Shoring it up will be the major challenge I think. I have 14'7" ceilings. My floor is also made up of 2x12's so it should hold it with no problem. I will let you know how it...
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    Cutting a new stairwell opening

    Greetings,
    I have a 1910 2 story building. It has 2x12x23 floor joists. They run the entire 23ft. and rest in pockets in brick walls on either side. I will be cutting a new well perpendicular to the...
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