Re: Dimming lights
Can you tell what brand the breaker is? There are some that are known to be prone to failure (in a bad way), particularly Zinsco and Federal Pacific Electric.
This site has more information on the failure modes of those brands:
The "Senior Member" designation under my name doesn't mean I know a lot, it just means I talk a lot.I've been a DIYer since I was 12 (thanks, Dad!). I have read several books on various home improvement topics. I do not have any current code books I can refer to. I was an apprentice plumber for two years.