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How Do I Install Electrical Wiring For A Pond Pump?

By Dave Rongey

Wiring a pond pump back to house to junction box on outside foundation through wall and…


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What Are The Electrical Codes For Above Ground Pools?

By Dave Rongey

My electrician is trying to ground my above ground pool. There is no metal on the…


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

By Dave Rongey

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


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Is There an Electrical Problem When Lights and Appliances Go Off And On?

By Dave Rongey

Most often this is the symptom of a deteriorating connection that is occurring most likely at the electrical…


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Is Low Voltage and 120 Volt Wiring Allowed In The Same Electrical Box?

By Dave Rongey

There are two provisions that will allow this. Don’t get confused by the voltage specification of home electrical wiring in this scenario…


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Will Your Home Project Cause Unwanted Fees?

By Dave Rongey

have the inspector tell you what category the project has been identified as. If this is not correct then you need to discuss this with him. This does not mean that you can cut corners to prevent applicable code requirements. However…


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Can I Convert a 220 Volt Circuit To A 230 Volt Circuit?

By Dave Rongey

Can you convert a 220 Volt outlet into a 230 Volt outlet so a 230 Volt AC unit can be plugged in?


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Can I Convert Two 3-Way Switched Lights To Be One 4-Way Setup?

By Dave Rongey

I have 2, 3-way switch setups each controlling 1 light fixture. I’d like to tie them together into a single 4 way system…


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What Size Wire for a 60 Amp 220v Cable to an Air Handler?

By Dave Rongey

I need to run a 60 amp 220v cable to an air handler for a 45 ft length, should I use number 8 or 6 cable…


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Electrical Question from an Electrical Engineering Student about his Career

By Dave Rongey

I am the second year student in electrical engineering in Jimma University in Ethiopia. My question is how can I will be successful in this field?


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Electrical Question What is a 3-Way Switch

By Dave Rongey

When a light fixture needs to be turned on or off from two locations two 3-way switches are used. A typical application would be…


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Electrical Question about Wiring an Outdoor Pole Light Fixture

By Dave Rongey

would be OK to use in-house wiring from the GFI to the light on the pole…


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Electrical Question about a Power Supply Size

By Dave Rongey

We’re not talking about a lot of amps, and since it won’t be plugged in all the time, is that safe?


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Electrical Question about the PE or Protective Earth Connection

By Dave Rongey

Electrical Question about 3-Phase 220 Volt Wiring: The circuit is 220 volt, 3 phase, 60 cycles. The terminal landings are marked L1, L2, L3 and PE.


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Electrical Question about an Outlet Screw Terminal

By Dave Rongey

If the screws for the terminals come all the way out, is the receptacle still good to use?


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Electrical Question about Voltage Adapters

By Dave Rongey

I have a small fan that calls for a 3v adapter. Can I use a 7v adapter instead?


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