January 1, 1983
When I install a plastic vapor barrier over a wall or ceiling, I ignore the electric outlet boxes until I'm finished hanging the sheet. Then, rather than cut the plastic…
November 1, 1982
Here are some tricks to help you use a fish tape when you're trying to run new wiring through old walls. A fish tape is a thin, spring-steel wire with…
January 1, 1982
The usual method of wiring a stud-wall house is to drill holes in the center of the studs and string the wire around the perimeter of the building. When the…
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