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Forum: Electrical 08-01-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,038
Posted By C'est Moi
They make LED closet rods but I would probably...

They make LED closet rods but I would probably do as stated-- led bulbin a fluorescent or use an Led undercabinet light on the wall above the door
...
Forum: Electrical 07-30-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,844
Posted By Tinstaafl
Remove the box, patch the drywall and use the...

Remove the box, patch the drywall and use the fixture itself as the box. Or use a different fixture wide enough to cover.
Forum: Electrical 06-22-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,135
Posted By GettingBy
In some cases. The ohmmeter test voltage is...

In some cases.
The ohmmeter test voltage is much smaller than 120v and the leakage may be voltage dependent. In this case the formula I = E/R is too simple to model this problem because R depends...
Forum: HVAC 06-22-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,982
Posted By ASInsulation
As a personal preference, propane might be the...

As a personal preference, propane might be the right solution for you. I just know it is an extremely expensive fuel to burn. If you are talking about a considerable upgrade, and doing it on a...
Forum: Vehicles 05-03-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,787
Posted By Inner10
I don't have any great security suggestions...but...

I don't have any great security suggestions...but I will say making an insurance claim that small is probably going to cost you more in the long run.
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,251
Posted By MarkJames
Yup, I drove myself nuts trying to find a...

Yup, I drove myself nuts trying to find a chirping smoke detector when it turned out to be a plugged in CO detector.
Forum: Vehicles 02-18-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,127
Posted By TimNJ
Take it to a radiator shop. They will cook it...

Take it to a radiator shop.
They will cook it inside and out. If the tubes have crud in them it will help restore the cooling.
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,796
Posted By 480sparky
Provide a generator for a neighbor during a power...

Provide a generator for a neighbor during a power outage.

After all, I'm an electrician. And electricians are supposed to supply electricity, aren't they?
Forum: Business 10-26-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,595
Posted By mstrat
Let them...bad mouthing gets nobody anywhere. ...

Let them...bad mouthing gets nobody anywhere. Think of someone who trash talked their competitor to you at some point, did that really make your decision? Think of the political trash talk on every...
Forum: Electrical 08-27-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,735
Posted By Inner10
If they are on a different end of the phase yes...

If they are on a different end of the phase yes you can.
Forum: Electrical 08-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,735
Posted By Inner10
Saves money, less work less wire. On a big job...

Saves money, less work less wire. On a big job it can really help your bottom line.

I think not taking advantage of shared neutrals is amateurish.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 08-11-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By WarnerConstInc.
Evaporust is even better. I have been considering...

Evaporust is even better. I have been considering ordering a 55 gallon barrel of it.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-11-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,746
Posted By rselectric1
You are very observant and I congratulate you for...

You are very observant and I congratulate you for this. I assume you mean a W-9 which is the precursor to a 10-99.

Your "employer" is trying to exploit your wrongly perceived naivety and you...
Forum: Contractor Licensing 08-11-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,746
Posted By griz
He's trying toy dodge his payroll burden and...

He's trying toy dodge his payroll burden and place it all on you.

Yes, you will owe taxes.
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,760
:laughing: :laughing: VICTIMS!! ...

:laughing: :laughing:

VICTIMS!!

:laughing:

:lol:

:lol: :lol:
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,394
Posted By griz
I vote to continue the belly bands . They...

I vote to continue the belly bands .

They rewound breakup that wall ...:thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Spencer
Keep developing your skills. If you're skilled,...

Keep developing your skills. If you're skilled, fast, and dependable you will become a precious commodity to builders/remodelers in your area. It just takes time.

I had to cut ties with a couple...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By jlsconstruction
Where I come from siding and roofing is carpentry.

Where I come from siding and roofing is carpentry.
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By jaydee
stick it out, If he's a general contractor, then...

stick it out, If he's a general contractor, then that's what happens.

Some project come in groups, roof, siding , decks, etc.

stick it out, learn all you can. Then decide what your next step...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,114
Posted By aaron_a
200 bucks to look at it... Seems fair

200 bucks to look at it... Seems fair
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,790
Posted By Chris Johnson
I figure 3 types of people watch these shows ...

I figure 3 types of people watch these shows

People who believe everything they see

People for design ideas

Contractors for a laugh

Don't let it eat you up too much, if someone wants to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,790
Posted By BucketofSteam
So if you find a potential customer that wants to...

So if you find a potential customer that wants to use that advice stuff why don't you take it as a warning sign and avoid it?
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,818
Posted By Tinstaafl
First, you need to figure out who you're working...

First, you need to figure out who you're working for and deal with that person. Wait... first, you need a contract, which includes how change orders are handled. Then charge for those changes.
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By Metro M & L
Word of advice. Take your extra money and pay...

Word of advice. Take your extra money and pay your utilities through the winter, if you can pay ahead on your mortgage or rent. It makes waiting by the phone tolerable when you dont have to sit in a...
Forum: Electrical 07-24-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,455
Posted By TxElectrician
Try going by the electrical supply house and ask...

Try going by the electrical supply house and ask the counter guys if they know anyone looking for help, or if they would allow you to post something on their door stating you are looking for work.
...
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