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I replaced a light switch that controls the bottom of five

I replaced a light switch that controls the bottom of five outlets in my daughter's bedroom. I didn't touch any of the outlets themselves. However, it doesn't work now. The outlets are just on all the time now. There is another switch next to this one that controls a ceiling fan. The ceiling fan works. I've tested all three or four ways of connecting the wires. No luck. Any ideas? Thanks!

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Hoping to understand why the neutral wire becomes hot when

Hoping to understand why the neutral wire becomes hot when the hot wires are togetherJA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: We are replacing a ceiling fan and found 3 black and 3 white wires plus ground.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I don't think so

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Old ceiling fan had, black and a red wire due to 2 switches.

Old ceiling fan had white, black and a red wire due to 2 switches. New ceiling fan has only red and white wires. How do I connect the wires?JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: Just now trying to installJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YeaJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: No

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I have just installed a Harbor breeze - Wakefield ceiling

I have just installed a Harbor breeze - Wakefield ceiling fan. when I turn the switch, the unit beeps twice but does not work. What did I do wrong?JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?Customer: what thermostat?JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: no

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I just has,a heater, a blower, and my home theater system

I just has,a heater, a blower, and my home theater system (that is controlled by my laptop, which was also plugged in) all on the same breaker, and it tripped and everything cut off. I went to the breaker, and it appears to be limp...like stuck it the middle, and it will no longer click. Did I blow the breaker?JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: It just happened today. I think the wiring in this apartment is just old, the lights in the apartment well sometimes flicker like as if the bulbs are not screwed in all the way and just last week this ceiling fan went out, like it doesn't turn on anymoreJA: How old is the system in question? And have you consulted an electrician yet?Customer: No I have not consulted and electrician, because I am sure it is something I can fix myself just by replacing a few simple Breakers, light switches, and or ceiling fixturesJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Plus, I did not come to this website to just pay off an electrician. I'm going to learn how to do this myself.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: All the outlets on the west wall do not work, but all the Breakers are switched on. That's all the information I can think of.

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My wife and I have a casablanca ceiling fan+light with

My wife and I have a casablanca ceiling fan+light with remote. Several years old. About a year ago, the light stopped working. We have replaced the bulb, to no avail. The fan itself still works. Electrician said it might be a transformer inside the unit?JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?Customer: thermostat? filters?JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: if possible, yes.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: that's it. fan works, light doesn't. not aware of any filters or thermostats?

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I am replacing two ceiling fans that are wired to a single,

I am replacing two ceiling fans that are wired to a single, single pole switch with no dimmer.The new fans each have the black, white and ground wire for connecting.On removing the old fans, from the ceiling there is a black wire, a red wire, a white wire and a ground. How should this be connected?

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Alex

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I am installing a ceiling fan, harbor breeze brand, yes,

i am installing a ceiling fanJA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?Customer: harbor breeze brandJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yes, doing it nowJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: it has a remote, i have two wall switches

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Alex

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I am adding bathrooms in Augusta, GA. I want to get a code

I am adding bathrooms in Augusta, GA. I want to get a code list for bathroom addition. Can you give me a link or document about it?GFI outlet locationBreaker boxSlop requirement, etc?

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