Residential Electric Wiring and Electric Repair Questions
How to Locate an Electrical Wiring Problem
I have a very unique problem in a home where on a 20 amp circuit the bare conductor is carrying the positive or hot side of the 120 volt and the black conductor is acting as the ground and the white is the neutral.
Converting a Fluorescent Light to an Electronic Ballast
I need advice about fluorescent ballasts replacements. I have 3×48″T12 lamps installed in a line: one 2 tube fixture,and a single tube fixture The lamp of the single fixture will not illuminate (even after changing the tube). Can a light fixture with a electronic ballast share the same circuit with a light fixture with a magnetic one?
How Can I Light Up a Dark Hallway at Night for my Child?
I have a 6 year old who is terrified to walk down the dark hallway at night to get to the bathroom. I wanted to switch out the 3-way switch for a 3-way dimmer switch so I can leave the light on but dimmed so the whole hallway is illuminated.
I Would Like To Run Power Out To My Shed
I would like to run power out to my shed which sits about 150 feet back from house. I’m thinking direct bury UF from home panel box.
Outside Lights Stopped Working after a Rain Storm
Power runs from the house to an exterior driveway gate where we have two photocell lights on top of rock columns. After heavy rains our outside lights stopped working and a GFCI outlet tripped off.
Help for Bathroom Light Circuit Problems
My bathroom lights went out and now none of the lights or electrical outlets in the master bath or master bedroom are working, what could be the problem? How to Troubleshoot and Repair a Bathroom Light Circuit Problem.
Why Space Heaters Can Cause Electrical Outlet Problems
What has caused several outlets to stop working? How to Identify Potential Outlet Wiring Problems where Space Heaters are Used, Fix Electric Outlet Problems Caused by Portable Space Heaters.
Cause of No Power to a Home Electrical Circuit
Identifying the Cause of Lost Power to a Home Electrical Circuit: The process of troubleshooting to find the electrical problem.