From $9.95


Statistics

Users
Total: 31,521
Visited Last 30 days: 145
Forum Messages
Total: 20,830
Last 30 days: 10
Forum Evaluations
Total: 24,156
Last 30 days: 1
Journal Entries
Total: 5,326
Last 30 days: 11
Connections
Total: 15,190
Last 30 days: 3
Downloads
Total: 83,651

Journals

Name
Tanglewood Colorado Springs, CO
114,989 Visits | 968 Posts | 2,512 Pix | 42 Videos
E2custom
19 Visits | 4 Posts | 10 Pix | 0 Videos
The-Last-Rodeo Angel Fire, NM
24,942 Visits | 270 Posts | 433 Pix | 4 Videos
draingrepairsnj
32 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
1860s-Texas-rehabnew... Boerne, TX
49,169 Visits | 44 Posts | 193 Pix | 0 Videos
duomit Rahway, NJ
68 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
medicareinsurance
80 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Whiteheads-Marsh-Dom
69 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Tracispermits Patchogue, AL
80 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
MesaBarnHouse Mesa, AZ
1,651 Visits | 34 Posts | 52 Pix | 0 Videos
Vintage-Oaks-Cabin New Braunfels, TX
470 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Z-Oen Dayton, OH
225 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
washougalhome Washougal, WA
952 Visits | 22 Posts | 124 Pix | 0 Videos
MadeByMelissaPdByChr... Berea, KY
264 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Geosynthetic-Systems
292 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
vanphuccity Ho Chi Minh, AL
302 Visits | 2 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
MCKAY-ICF-BUILD Oconomowoc, WI
323 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Car-Rentals-in-Udaip... Delhi, AL
324 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Art-Camacho New Braunfels, TX
1,093 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Quijada-project-Lake... Lake Havasu City, AZ
372 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
See all journals...

Current Top-Rated Posters

RatingPosts
Sally0.001

My wife and I are still in the planning stage, but the book has been helpful and so have some of the downloads in the download gallery. There is a lot to think about and I'm hoping my wife and I cover all the bases too.
Nick in Goochland, VA

Try one of our new Construction Bargain Strategies for free. Coupon code: CBS. One strategy could save you $1,000 or $10,000 or maybe $50,000 when you build or remodel.


Special Report 06: Interviews with electricians - Electronic Edition

Special Report 06: Interviews with electricians - Electronic Edition
List Price: $5.00
Our Price:
$0.99
You Save: $4.01 (80%)


Add to cart


Author: Mark A. Smith

[This is the Special Report 06 in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Format. Our electronic products download immediately to your computer upon purchase.]


Today's house designs are dependent on sophisticated electronics and communication systems. But you don't want Sparky to "overcharge" you. Look in on our explorations of their craft. Eight pages, revised and updated with new reader tips, web links, and comments.

Topics Include:

  • Central vacuum installation
  • Running power to a rural site
  • Should you do your own wiring?
  • Elements of an electrical plan
  • Web links for load calculations
  • Huge savings on lighting fixtures
  • Internet suppliers
  • Use of jobsite generators

Excerpt from Report:

"...Q: What do you suggest for a good job?

A: Make sure your boxes are right, wire size is right, service sized right, meet code.

A: Did Marshall Romney home theatre. In customs, we do unit pricing off a set of plans. Rule of thumb, $2 per sq. foot on customs. Have adequate plugs and switches, recessed lighting in hallways, kitchens, eyeballs in living rooms, TV, telephone, etc..

A: People who are experienced, know the code, find out what customer desires are, and expectations and follow-up. Electrically, I do a walk through, mark it out the way that meets code and the customers wants. We exceed the minimums. I watch out for the pattern of living and movement, and place switches in best locations for customer.

A: Look at trying to make a neat panel, length of your wire extending out of your outlets. Level of your plates, horizontal and vertical positioning. Suggestions to owner on type of lighting needed in each situation. Wiring practices, compliance with code, minimizing punch list items. Be responsive to punch list items. Attitude is the same whether small or large home. We do subdivisions with same quality throughout. Code allows a 14-2 wire, we use a 12-2 or 12-3 gauge depending on the circumstance. Compare apples to apples. Scrutinize any offers you may get. We try to be transparent at the beginning We count all the elements from a cost standpoint, and in the proposal we spell it out. We do a walk through right after the framing and allow the owner to make changes there, and do an 'as-built' afterward. You will be able to see room by room. No misunderstanding. We guarantee our workmanship and materials for one year. And we service with integrity.

Sample Reader Tip Excerpts:

"Electricians are one of the most exorbitant per hour."
Joanne & Jerry C.
San Jose, CA

“I went to a lighting store and looked for fixtures. I have found the sliding scale on prices to be very fluid, it’s amazing how just about anybody can undercut the first price you get. Even an electrician told me he could easily beat the prices I get.”
Judy K.
Perrysburg, OH

Other customers who purchased this also purchased:

nbspnbspnbspnbsp1225-Wholehouse-fan-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    12-25. Whole-house fan - Electronic Edition
nbspnbspnbspnbsp1315-Modular-homes-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    13-15. Modular homes - Electronic Edition
nbspnbspnbspnbsp1311-Is-panelized-building-for-you-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    13-11. Is panelized building for you? - Electronic Edition
nbspnbspnbspnbsp1229-Hydroelectric-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    12-29. Hydroelectric - Electronic Edition
The-Ten-Commandments-1A-MP4-Enhanced
$6.95
The Ten Commandments 1A - MP4 Enhanced
nbspnbspnbspnbsp214-Use-a-buildyourownpool-service-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    2-14. Use a build-your-own-pool service. - Electronic Edition
nbspnbspnbspnbsp727-Culled-lumber-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    7-27. Culled lumber - Electronic Edition
nbspnbspnbspnbsp125-Be-a-Solar-Tour-home-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    12-5. Be a Solar Tour home. - Electronic Edition
nbspnbspnbspnbsp49-Let-the-supplier-draw-your-specialized-plans-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    4-9. Let the supplier draw your specialized plans. - Electronic Edition
nbspnbspnbspnbsp746-Buy-materials-through-other-tradesmen-Electronic-Edition
$0.99
    7-46. Buy materials through other tradesmen. - Electronic Edition
Copyright 1997-2019 Consensus Group Inc.