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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #380 on: March 24, 2020, 05:46:32 PM »
Practically right under it. I doubt it's in conduit, but haven't looked.
I was going to say if in conduit pulling another wire would be a piece of cake.
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #381 on: May 03, 2020, 10:22:32 PM »
Best place to buy replacement light switch online? Just simple dumb switches



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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #384 on: May 03, 2020, 10:26:30 PM »
Yes
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #386 on: May 04, 2020, 01:39:58 AM »
Thanks saw that. Decent brand?
That's the standard brand for switches.
 You needed that switch or the flat one?
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #387 on: May 04, 2020, 07:36:34 AM »
That's the standard brand for switches.
 You needed that switch or the flat one?
Either is fine

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #388 on: May 04, 2020, 07:57:49 AM »
Either is fine
Let's call them by their appropriate name Decora (Decorative) and Toggle

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #389 on: May 04, 2020, 08:21:31 AM »
Let's call them by their appropriate name Decora (Decorative) and Toggle
How about rocker instead of Decora?  ;)
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #390 on: May 04, 2020, 07:20:21 PM »
Let's call them by their appropriate name Decora (Decorative) and Toggle
Well done!
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #391 on: May 05, 2020, 03:54:40 PM »
I am trying to connect a mounting bar to a previously installed Ceiling Box. But presently the box is off center from the way this chandelier needs the mounting bar to be installed. Can the box be rotated? Is there another solution?

The box is similar to this:  Ceiling Electrical Box with Large Hanger Bar https://www.homedepot.com/p/Carlon-4-in-20-cu-in-New-Work-Ceiling-Electrical-Box-with-Large-Hanger-Bar-B620KR-UPC/202065289?

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #392 on: May 05, 2020, 04:27:07 PM »
I am trying to connect a mounting bar to a previously installed Ceiling Box. But presently the box is off center from the way this chandelier needs the mounting bar to be installed. Can the box be rotated? Is there another solution?

The box is similar to this:  Ceiling Electrical Box with Large Hanger Bar https://www.homedepot.com/p/Carlon-4-in-20-cu-in-New-Work-Ceiling-Electrical-Box-with-Large-Hanger-Bar-B620KR-UPC/202065289?
It depends on field conditions which I can't say definitely unless I see it. Can you post a picture of the situation?

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #393 on: May 05, 2020, 07:17:25 PM »
Is replacing outlets and switches from an old house - the old types of switches, a straightforward job, Or requires an electrician?
(I've replaced many outlets in the past, but not from the old style)

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #394 on: May 05, 2020, 07:22:40 PM »
Is replacing outlets and switches from an old house - the old types of switches, a straightforward job, Or requires an electrician?
(I've replaced many outlets in the past, but not from the old style)
What is old style?
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #395 on: May 05, 2020, 07:27:34 PM »
What is old style?
If it's cloth wire you just have to be careful. But if you call me after you tried and failed, the price will increase.🤣

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #396 on: May 05, 2020, 07:33:03 PM »
If it's cloth wire you just have to be careful. But if you call me after you tried and failed, the price will increase.🤣
...and what if it is aluminum wire?
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #397 on: May 05, 2020, 07:42:00 PM »
If it's cloth wire you just have to be careful. But if you call me after you tried and failed, the price will increase.
What's the issue with cloth wire?

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #398 on: May 05, 2020, 07:47:00 PM »
What's the issue with cloth wire?
It's generally brittle

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #399 on: May 05, 2020, 07:48:39 PM »
What's the issue with cloth wire?
You mean other than becoming brittle, cracking and then falling off?  :)
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