Articles about Electric

Installing Electrical Wiring for Pool Equipment

September 13, 2015 by Dave Rongey

What type of Wire Should I Install for Pool Equipment? Installing an Electrical Circuit for a Pool Pump.

Electrical Shock Hazard From Old Electric Tools

July 12, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Why did I get an electric shock while using an old drill? Why Old Electric Power Tools Can Give You an Electric Shock.

Minimum Height for Electric Service Meter

July 2, 2015 by Dave Rongey

What is the minimum height for mounting an electric service? Mounting the Electric Service Meter.

Testing a Ceiling Mounted Electric Heater

May 31, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Why did my electric heater stopped working? How To Test a Heater and Electrical Wiring, Possible Electrical Circuit Wiring Problem.

Bath Exhaust Fan Wire Connections

May 6, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How do I wire the wall switch wires for my bathroom exhaust fan wires? How to Connect the Wires of a Bath Exhaust Fan, Wiring Connections for an Exhaust Fan.

Home Generator and Transfer Switch Connection

March 16, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How Can I Connect a Generator and Transfer Switch to My House? Basic Generator Connection to Power a Home, Generator Transfer Switch and Panel.

Sizing A Main Electrical Panel For A Home

March 11, 2015 by Dave Rongey

What size main panel should I install for my home electrical circuits? How to Size a Main Electrical Service Panel for a Home.

Wiring a Pool Timer

March 5, 2015 by Dave Rongey

I’m having trouble with a chlorine generator wired to a pool timer. Wiring a 220 Volt Pool Control Timer.

How to Wire a Dryer Outlet

March 4, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Electric Dryer Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them: Problems with Dryer Outlet Wiring, Dryer Circuit Wiring.

Wiring a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Switch

February 27, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Electrical Wiring for Switches: Do I need a neutral wire between switch boxes for the circuit wiring?

Adding an Electric Heater to a Home Electrical Circuit

February 27, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How to Select an Electric Heater for an Existing Circuit: Can I add an electric heater that does not require a new electric circuit or wiring? Options for Installing Electric Heaters: Using an Existing Electrical Circuit, Identify the Electrical Specifications of an Existing Circuit.

How to Wire a Generator Cord

February 7, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Cord for a Generator: Connecting a 3-Wire and 4-Wire Cord to a Generator, Generator Cord and Connector Amperage Ratings.

Boy Gets a Big Surprise From a Tesla Roadster

January 28, 2015 by Dave Rongey

I recently took a test drive in a Tesla Roadster and had the most Amazing Experience: The acceleration is so fast because there is no torque loss, so your power is right there, right now. This car goes from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds, I experienced this first hand and talk about FUN!

How to Connect and Run a Generator

January 28, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Generator Questions by Rhonda in Rhode Island: I have a generator that came with the house that I bought, How do I connect and run the generator?

Space Heaters, Air Conditioners and Electrical Outlets

January 4, 2015 by Dave Rongey

The Problem of Sharing Outlet Circuits with Space Heaters: Can I plug a heater into an existing outlet? Space Heater Electrical Circuits.

How Do I Troubleshoot My Clothes Dryer Circuit?

December 29, 2014 by Dave Rongey

How to Check a Electric Clothes Dryer Circuit: Why a Clothes Dryer Stopped Working and What to Check.

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