She got a light out.
Enjoy! Compliments of a home in Pike County Pennsylvania.
My answers are based mostly on the ICC codes. Advice given is my personal opinion and every person performing work should acquire a permit from his/her jurisdiction and get the work inspected. My opinions are not directions to follow for DIYs or professionals
Nice open air conductors, no derating problems anyway
The dimmer seems to be anchored to wood.
Is the box filled with drywall compound?
Is there a box under there somewhere?
What's the problem? You wanted ROMEX®, maybe?
Last edited by Terry; 12-07-2011 at 11:52 AM.
That's funny... A somewhat fancy light fixture and a quite tacky looking wiring job!
Usually the people who want the fancy stuff are very picky about wires being hidden, walls patched perfectly, etc.
I hope nobody mistakens it for a pull chain switch.
Don't follow my advice, I only know a thing or two about a thing or two.
Somebody has already said it, but that really is a classy chandelier.
Solid brass, probably Virginia and possibly Williamsburg.
Sell the light to fix the switch.
oh come on terry....you dont look old enough to have "GrandKids". Anyway it always still amazes me when I see things homeowners will do.
I will have to break out my camera here in Richmond,VA and let you all see some of the things I see......
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