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  1. Thank You everyone for your time and sound...

    Thank You everyone for your time and sound advice. Thi site is the best and all of Us make it better. Thank You...
  2. Thank you All for your comments and to be more...

    Thank you All for your comments and to be more precise, I am a novice property owner who plans on having mainly residential, (2-4) unit apartments, and I am afraid of being sued over something...
  3. Is an LLC the way to go for new property management business?

    Hello everyone! I have recently purchased a couple of properties, including a duplex and a triplex with a goal of having 40+ apartments at running capacity. My question is should I start an LLC for a...
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    I tried looking on that website above and I was...

    I tried looking on that website above and I was unable to locate the name of that switch which you were talking about. Do you know what its labeled under in that section?

    And if I understand you...
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    The power comes into the first switch box with a...

    The power comes into the first switch box with a 14-2 from the panel. From there 14-3 was ran to each of the can lights, 10 in all, black to black, white to white, red to red, until the very last can...
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    Miswired 3-way & 4-way... maybe!

    Hello Everyone! I have a situation with a room with 10 can lights. I have power coming into the first 3-way and from there I have 14-3 going to the first and subsequent can lights wired black to...
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    I have (2) outlets on the front outdoor patio,...

    I have (2) outlets on the front outdoor patio, covered only by the P/T deck above it. The are just general-use outside outlets required by code in front and back; however, the back one is completely...
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    Well, the owner will be picking out the light....

    Well, the owner will be picking out the light. Does it matter which type of box I use? Should I go with an outdoor light box or stick with a traditional fan box? Also, those new "bubble boxes", can I...
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    Hello! I'm not an expert in the field, but I know...

    Hello! I'm not an expert in the field, but I know as standard practice that you should always use the same size wire gauge as is designated by the size of the circuit. Ex. 10-gauge 30A, 12-gauge 20A,...
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    Fiberglass Inground Pool..

    Hello everyone! Does anyone have any insight or experience related to having a fiberglass inground pool installed? Any information, pitfalls, pros & cons appreciated! Thank you in advance!:)
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    Outdoor Balcony Fan Light..

    Hello everyone! I have a fan/light unit that is going to be installed on the third floor balcony of a vacation home. Are any special requirements in order since it is outside although it does have a...
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    Hi all and thank you fro the responses. I have...

    Hi all and thank you fro the responses. I have decided that since our credit report is "currently" poor, and it is only due to situations beyond our control and we are normally well-budgeted people,...
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    Having Two Financial Advisors..

    Hello Everyone. Does it matter if you have two financial advisors, one for my long term and one for my short, or just two to have a different view? Is such a thing feasible? Any help appreciated!
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    Hello again! According to the .pdf I read from...

    Hello again! According to the .pdf I read from UL.com, on page 2 it states, "Where a 10-32 grounding hole is not already drilled and tapped in a box, a listed grounding clip may be used. Grounding...
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    Thank you again for the information, and if I...

    Thank you again for the information, and if I read you correctly the ground wire goes in/through the clip. I did not realize that I could not use a wire nut in conjunction with a clip. If that's the...
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    Little Green Grounding Clips..

    I know this question is strange, but does anyone "correctly know how to use those green ground clips on standard steel switch/outlet boxes?" If you were holding the clip and the opening is to the...
  17. Is It A Buyer's Market or Seller's Market..

    Hello group, would someone please explain to me what determines a "buyer's market" and a "seller's market"? We always hear the "news" of the housing boom busting and now we hear more homeowner's are...
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    DotCom Mortgages... Safe, Reliable??

    Hello group! I was wandering if anyone has any substantial information or views on dotcom mortgage companies such as Ditech or some companies like Lending Tree and if they are worth seeking a...
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    Thank you for all of your replies. I was truly...

    Thank you for all of your replies. I was truly thinking of paying off in full, then obtaining a home equity loan, if wanted/needed, at a much lower rate. Does anyone know if Home Equity Loans are tax...
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    Paying Cash for a House..

    Hello, Group! I have poor credit due to events of a worker's comp injury. I have my settlement but cannot get a mortgage (except for very lousy 30-year 9% mortgage from a lender with 50% down)...
  21. Hello Group & thank you ever so kindly for all of...

    Hello Group & thank you ever so kindly for all of the posts. Things worked out great and I think it gives us that little extra "push" of reassurance and I thank you all!
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    Paying Cash for a House..

    Hello, Group! I have poor credit due to events of a worker's comp injury. I have my settlement but cannot get a mortgage (except for very lousy 30-year 9% mortgage from a lender with 50% down)...
  23. Problem With Home Inspection... Advice, Please!

    Hello group! I recently had a home inspection done on a home we are purchasing and certain issues came up that were unexpected during the inspection. These are not issues that warrant us not wanting...
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    Recessed Range Outlet...

    Hello Group, & TK!:D I was wondering if I can install a Range outlet by just nailing the outlet between 2 nailers and if I truly need a box, and if I do, what size box should I use, because the...
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    Best place for stairway light?

    Hello group, busy week! I am installing a sconce in a stairway and it is 13 feet from top to bottom. Should I place more than one wall mount and where should I put the 1 or 2 lights? I was thinking...
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    Thank You! I didn't see a problem either but it's...

    Thank You! I didn't see a problem either but it's one of those things you just like reaffirmed. Do I need to place these on a GFCI circuit or no? Thank you much!
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    Thank you again, TK! If I am using 3 Pair phone...

    Thank you again, TK! If I am using 3 Pair phone wire, Do I need to use six taps? One for each wire?
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    3A Toe Heater on Microwave Circuit?

    Hello Group! Does anyone know if it is permissible to put a toe heater in the kitchen on the same 20A circuit as the microwave? The circuit only has the microwave on it. Any help greatly...
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    Ideal Tap Splices for Phone Wire

    Hello Group! Would anyone tell me how to use the name band Ideal Tap Splice #85-900? How do these differ from the butt splices? Any Help appreciated. I don't know squat about running phone lines.:o
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    It is common practice to have the security...

    It is common practice to have the security deposit matching the rent amount; however, like already stated above, it all depends on the "fine print" of your rental agreement! Good Luck, please let us...
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    How about a financial planner within a bank such...

    How about a financial planner within a bank such as Wachovia?
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    Hi All & thank you for the advice so far! My...

    Hi All & thank you for the advice so far! My credit isn't great, no, but I don't really want to "knowingly" damage it more, especially that I'm at a point in my life where I can start fixing it, but...
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    Investing A Lump Sum??

    Hello to you and yours. I am in the process of receiving a low to middle six figure settlement. I am a 30-something, married, and one child. We would like a portion to go directly to a Roth IRA for...
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    When Paying Off Credit Card..

    Can I bargain when paying off credit card w/out damaging my credit?
    I currently hold a balance of $5000 each on two separate cards. $2000 each of which is actually purchase fees, the rest is...
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    Bathroom Vanity Light Height..

    Hello again, everyone! Would anyone please tell me what a good "standard" height is for a vanity light, whether it be a single sconce or a 3-light wall-mount fixture? Any suggestions extremely...
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    Malleable/Best-fitting Outlet Covers

    Hello All! Would anyone be able to give me some tips/ideas/suggestions on some different types of outlet covers that work well with "rough pine log" surfaces. I have @ 20 different outlets/switches...
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    Hello! I must definitely agree with tkrussell in...

    Hello! I must definitely agree with tkrussell in that you should absolutely do all that is necessary to change your 14-2 to a 14-3, even if it means ripping down some sheetrock, a small price for a...
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    Thank you for the insight! I guess what I was...

    Thank you for the insight! I guess what I was really trying to get at was if it was too much to add the bath fan/light to the circuit w/out overloading(?). It's a new home, real log cabin, pain in...
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    How many lights on a 15A lighting circuit

    Hi everyone! First post and thanks in advance, hopefully!
    I was wondering how many lights I can put on a 15A lighting circuit. I have a second floor that I want to put a (1) hall light, (3) closet...
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