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Old 08-15-2013, 12:59 AM   #5526
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: God's back garden, Wales
Oddometer: 74
Pissed This is why twist tops were banned in the UK

Originally Posted by go::ahead View Post
Ok so I tore into the box last night and discovered this mess

Does that look like burns to you?

Back together

Conduit that feed through the wall doesn't reach all the way to the box, maybe 1.5" shy. I can't figure out what this these wires even run to, they go through the wall and down into the ground outside of the house.

Still no where near perfect but its the best I could do to just tidy up the wiring safely, I'll have my guy check it all this weekend. My real fear is that I'll find more birds nests like that in the house, I'm going to poke around and make sure...

Here is the first wall finished. No tape or mud, it would really throw off the aesthetic of the place
Those gaps aren't crooked cuts either, some sheets are unlevel at joints by a quarter inch depending on where the studs are
I'm an electrician, it's not difficult to add an extra socket and that's why people take it upon themselves to have a go. Usually it's not them who pay the price of lost personal items or worst death.
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