The 16 Most Common DIY Basement Finishing Mistakes: Part 4



At we are often called in to fix Do-It-Yourself St. Louis basement remodeling projects that have gone awry. We commonly see the same mistakes take place on these jobs. Over the past three months we have looked at numbers 1 through 12 of the 16 most common mistakes made by Do-It-Yourself homeowners on St. Louis basement remodeling projects. Today we’ll finish up the series by taking a look numbers 13-16
13. Overloading circuits in the circuit breaker
Overloaded circuits are a common problem we see in Do-It-Yourself St. Louis basement finishing projects. Many times a home owner will try to add some new lights or outlets or even both and they overload their breakers with the amount of electric lines they run to their circuits. If you are not a certified electrician than this is a job you should definitely NOT be handling yourself.
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