Articles about dryer


Voltage Readings and Dryer Outlets

October 6, 2012 by Dave Rongey

How to Test a Dryer Circuit and Outlet – We just had brand new house built, the dryer breaker tripped now the dryer doesn’t work.


3 Prong to 4 Prong Electric Dryer Plug

October 5, 2012 by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a 3-wire Clothes Dryer – You may find yourself with either a 3-wire or 4-wire electric dryer, or a 3-wire or 4-wire outlet. Lets look a how the electric dryer is wired and what to do if your cord does not match the plug.


Wiring an Electric Dryer for a 3-Wire Cord

September 29, 2012 by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a 3-Wire Dryer Cord – You may find yourself with either a 3-wire or 4-wire electric dryer, or a 3-wire or 4-wire outlet. Lets look a how the electric dryer is wired and what to do if your cord does not match the plug.


Installing Sub-Panel Wiring

October 29, 2010 by Dave Rongey

How to install a sub-panel in a 100 amp service for a 220 volt 30 amp dryer…


Electrical Code for 4-Wire Dryer Circuit

September 23, 2010 by Dave Rongey

Where does it specifically state the change from 3wire to 4wire service?


220 Volt Dryer Circuit Wiring

July 15, 2010 by Dave Rongey

I have a dryer. I need to connect it .We have 220v 2-wire input meter…


Where Can I Find A 30-Amp 3-Wire Dryer Cord?

June 30, 2010 by Dave Rongey

Can you please tell me where I can find a dryer cord to match this outlet…


Wiring Diagram for Connecting a GE Electric Dryer

June 17, 2010 by Dave Rongey

Fully explained wiring instructions complete with a pictures of an installation and wiring diagrams can be found here in the wiring a dryer area here …


Why Does My Dryer Trip the 220 Volt Circuit Breaker?

June 8, 2010 by Dave Rongey

An electric dryer requires a dedicated 30 amp 220 volt circuit. Double check that the circuit breaker is a double or 2-pole circuit breaker and its says ……


What does it cost to have an Electric Dryer Circuit Installed?

July 3, 2010 by Dave Rongey

I am switching from a gas dryer to an electric. What charge should I expect from the electrician to wire a new outlet?


Electrical Question From Driana About Dryer Wiring

May 29, 2010 by Dave Rongey

My husband moved our clothes dryer from the garage to inside our home. He used a wire that he had used to hook up his welding machine. The wire is black and very thick and heavy.


Electrical Question From Analia About Dryer Wiring

June 2, 2010 by Dave Rongey

I have an old panel box in my laundry room that uses two t-30 round screw in fuses. One of the fuses keeps burning out when I use the dryer.


Question – Why There are Different Types of Dryer Plugs

February 22, 2009 by Dave Rongey

The new electrical code calls for a 4-wire plug for dryers.


Question – Steps to Take to Lower Your Electric Bill

January 19, 2013 by Dave Rongey

How to Lower Your Electric Bill: Home Appliances and Electrical Consumption. Tracking Down High Energy that leads to Big Electric Bills


Question – Troubleshooting a Dryer Plug

February 20, 2009 by Dave Rongey

What causes a 240 volt outlet to give only 120 volts?


Question – Troubleshooting a Dryer Outlet – Part 1

February 20, 2009 by Dave Rongey

After a lightning storm, some plugs don’t work and the dryer tries to come on, but won’t start.


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