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  1. Yeah I'm going to give them a call Monday morning. I tried using the furnace when I just got up here and same thing the gas would fire then stop and restart ( did it twice actually). I guess its good that I have a 10 year parts and labor right? It has to be something different from a flame rod which he cleaned. I don't know if I should question what I payed for on Friday? I guess he did clean the flame rod and the burners and that is something that is a yearly service they offer outside warranty.
  2. Yeah I think its best to call them. I will call Monday morning. The furnace wont be on all weekend.
  3. Thanks Kurt, I tried it again tonight and again it happen. I should give them a call back then?
  4. I had the company that installed my furnace come over today as they recommend every two years having it cleaned and next month would be two years. Well they came and did the job I guess the flame rod was caked pretty good in carbon so they cleaned it and had the furnace running. After they left I turned it off. Well its a cold day here so I went to turn it back on and it didn't light the first time? the gas came on but didn't ignite? so I left it for a few seconds and the gas came back on ignited fine. I called him and he told me that's normal that sometimes it wont catch on the first try and that it sometimes could take 3 times to ignite. I trust them as they are great and my whole family has been using them for close to 30 years. The furnace has a 10 year parts and warranty so if they have to come back it wont cost me anything. its just weird as it has never taken two times for it to ignite. But I guess they know what there talking about. Two days ago it was 100f and today it struggled to get into the mid 30's Just curious though, Is it normal for it to sometimes take more then once to ignite? Thanks Jeremy
  5. well that was the problem. Turned the power off removed the old one, installed a new one and stuck a piece of electrical tape over top of the wiring terminals for piece of minds. Light turns on faster now too.
  6. So putting a piece of electrical tape over the exposed scews is a bad thing? I have never done that when replacing a switch. Im just asking because thats what I have heard and seen some people do?
  7. I have changed out a switch before and installed light fixtures.
  8. Im starting to think it might be the switch causing problems also? could it be being flicked off and on hundreds of time might have caused it to wear out?
  9. Hi Guys Kind of a question that is related to my other problem but it might be a useful standalone question I thought the previous homeowner was using electrical tape to tape wires together but it appears when cutting away the tape that he did use the nuts but also taped them over? Is that common? Also when installing a new switch is it common to put a piece of electrical tape over the sides covering the wiring terminals? maybe to prevent anything rubbing against it?
  10. Ahh Cheers, The ones that had been done shotty I have since gone back and put on wire nuts. We had all new electrical outlets put in by a electrician when we moved in. And the home inspaection didnt note anything wrong with the wiring. We also had a new breaker panel installed. The only outlets that didnt get replaced new were three or four in the basement but have never had any problems. When I called him "ol electrical tape " I was just being smart, I only really saw it in a couple spots.
  11. What do you mean by that? Anyways guys, Hi Guys I had the fixture down and there are wire nuts attached firmly. I also used my voltage detector tool and it wasnt picking anything up at all? weird as everything was working yesterday. Also there seems to be power at the light switch
  12. Hi Guys The wife went to turn on the light in the bathroom fixture and there was nothing. Tried changing bulbs and nothing. Know if the guy I bought the house from was up to his out wiring tricks he probably used electrical tap to connect the hot wire from the fixture to the house wiring, finding lots of that. So I have to go back with marrettes and make the appropriate connections. Failing that, Would anybody have any idea on why im not getting any illumination in the bathroom? Maybe im missing something. It was working before. I just hope the wires have come loose from "ol, electrical tape Kevin" (Why didn't this guys use marettes its not like they cost much????) and I hope it will be a quick job for me tomorrow. But seeing im a few wobbly pops in and tired, its just best to wait until the morning and use the other bathroom for the night. Any thoughts on what it could be, plus some tips would be great. Real not confident with electricity yet but this seems like a project I could handle. Jeremy
  13. Thanks Kurt, [] Yeah it sounds like it will be easier to just do the repair [:-thumbu].
  14. Perfect thanks Kurt. Seeing as its pushed back in for now, would applying any caulking around underneath it do anything to buy some time?
  15. Thanks Tom, Is that something that can be done by me or best left to a professional? I take it it's a small job?
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