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Unseen Conditions #111221
09/23/06 08:22 PM
09/23/06 08:22 PM
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From HLCBuild

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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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Re: Unseen Conditions #111222
09/23/06 11:22 PM
09/23/06 11:22 PM
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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.

A.D

Re: Unseen Conditions #111223
09/24/06 12:54 AM
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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!!!!

Re: Unseen Conditions #111224
09/24/06 09:04 AM
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Rewired...the insulation is fiberglass with a top layer of blown cellulose...you are correct!


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