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How To Make an Underground Cable Splice

By Dave Rongey

I hit an un-located 2″ conduit with a trencher, breaking the conduit and pulled about 40′ of 3/0 THHW coated neutral wire out of the conduit…


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Low Volt Relay Control Wiring Diagram

By Dave Rongey

When the 24V is applied to the relay the relay just “Buzzes” but contacts in the relay don’t close to pass through the 240V AC. The relay has a manual test button and if I press this everything works fine…


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Locating Hard To Find Electrical Switches

By Dave Rongey

I have a rectangular 3 rocker isolating switch in my fitted kitchen that controls my fridge/freezer, dish washer & washer/dryer…


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Kitchen Cooker Tripping Electric Switch

By Dave Rongey

Having 2 rings on i turned on a 3rd, a flash appeared from what looked like inside the cooker.
I switched everything off including the wall socket, proceeded to reset the trip switch….


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Digital Phone Jack Wiring

By Dave Rongey

I just moved into a new house (to me). Got digital phone via cable. If I plug a standard phone into the supplied modem, phones elsewhere in the house I get dial tone, but they will not ring on an incoming call…


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Outdoor Patio Low Voltage Lighting

By Dave Rongey

I have a paver patio with 3 foot columns and the patio has low voltage landscape lighting, the problem is I can’t find decent low voltage post type fixture…


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Wall Sconce Switch Electrical Wiring Diagram

By Dave Rongey

I need a wiring diagram for a wall sconce with a pull chain switch and an outlet not controlled by the switch.(hot) Only two wires coming from the wall…


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Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture to Replace a Ceiling Fan

By Dave Rongey

How to Modify the Electrical Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture


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HELP – My Wii Won’t Work!

By Dave Rongey

I think I broke my wii. My wii does not want to turn ON. I tried doing what the internet said…


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Multi Unit Building with 4 Electrical Meters

By Dave Rongey

I have a multi-unit building with 4 meters and 4 electrical boxes. One of the boxes is for common areas but it has a breaker which one of the tenants should be paying for….


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Installing Approved Electric Ceiling Fan Boxes

By Dave Rongey

I am having difficulty installing a Cooper 274V-BOX. I want to wire a ceiling fan to it and have a receptacle with it to plug items into. How do I do this?


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Electrical Cables Used for Computer Equipment

By Dave Rongey

What type of wires are inside of printer cables, computer monitors cables, patch cables, and phone wires? It looks silver, not brown like the copper wires in the power cords…


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Electrical Code for BX Cable

By Dave Rongey

Where in the NEC code book does it show where and how BX can be exposed and what are the restrictions.


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Why Bathroom Outlets Stop Working

By Dave Rongey

My bathroom outlet is losing power after taking a shower. Every time i try to reset the outlet, that doesn’t take care of the problem. What would the next step be?


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Why Outdoor Outlets Stop Working

By Dave Rongey

Three outdoor outlets quit working. They are on same service panel switch as garage and outdoor light. The circuit breaker had not tripped…


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Half Bath GFI Outlet Location

By Dave Rongey

I was wondering if it was OK to have a GFCI wall outlet within 5ft. of a shower stall in a half bath?


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