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#111221 - 09/23/06 06:22 PM Unseen Conditions
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
From HLCBuild

Here are a couple of reasons that I always make an allowance to rewire all my bath remodels.
This is what I found after stripping the drywall. The blue box had the back cut off so it would fit into the wall. All the loose wires you see are just how I found them.

Pretty scary!

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#111222 - 09/23/06 09:22 PM Re: Unseen Conditions
Rewired Offline

Registered: 01/01/06
Posts: 567
Loc: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Can tell someone didn't have a clue or a care when that was done..
Question , in the first pic with that flying splice, what kind of insulation is that? looks like that cellulose stuff that I think burns quite nice. Just curious as I found a few splices like that in a wall stuffed with newspaper dated as recent as 1989.


#111223 - 09/23/06 10:54 PM Re: Unseen Conditions
electrictim510 Offline

Registered: 09/20/06
Posts: 23
Loc: Richmond, CA, 94804
I ran into something like this recently except whatever idiot that did it thought that wrappinr it with 2 rolls of electrical tape would stop any problems from happening or something...WRONG!!!!

#111224 - 09/24/06 07:04 AM Re: Unseen Conditions
HLCbuild Offline

Registered: 12/05/04
Posts: 206
Loc: Herndon,Va USA
Rewired...the insulation is fiberglass with a top layer of blown are correct!


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