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Roof proof

 electrical outlet closeup

We've had a really good test for the storage building roof today thanks to a steady stream of rain. No leaks so far while we begin the process of measuring, cutting, and installing the plywood that Anna worked so hard to bring in yesterday.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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I know that y'all must be old hands at electrical work by now but as a licensed electrician seeing the black and the white wires on the neutral side of a receptacle made me flinch.
Comment by Erich Tue Feb 9 23:17:52 2010
Ack! the wiring doesn't look right on that receptacle....
Comment by Shannon Wed Feb 10 03:27:29 2010
:-) Good thing we have you all to keep us honest! Actually, last wiring we did was three years ago --- then we had a book, and this time I just figured we knew what we were doing. We'll fix it... :-)
Comment by anna Wed Feb 10 08:05:21 2010





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