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How To Restore Lost Power In A Garage

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

I shorted out a receptacle in the garage and now the electricity does not work, how can I fix this? How to Fix Lost Power Problem in the Garage.

Electrical Problem in a Garage

Electrical Question: I shorted out a receptacle in the garage and now the electricity does not work, how can I fix this?

Thank you.

This electrical wiring question came from: Steve, a Homeowner from Willits, California.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Steve.

How to Restore the Power to Your Garage

Application: Troubleshooting Lost Power to a Garage.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced –  Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools,  and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on age of the home, the condition of the electrical system and available access to electrical components.
Precaution: Electrical troubleshooting is best performed by a licensed electrical contractor who will identify the problem and make the necessary repairs.

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