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Sump Pumps and Dedicated Circuit Outlets


Understanding Sump Pump Circuit Requirements – It is good to consider all the possibilities of failure that could occur and deal with them right away and put into place all the safe guards to make sure the project is done right the first time.



Why a EV Charging Station is Tripping a Circuit Breaker


Whit in North Carolina asks; Wiring a EV Charging Station: 240 volt 30 amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station, I’m having a problem with a tripping circuit breaker.



How To Avoid a Bad Electrical Contractor


Guidelines for Hiring the Right Electrical Contractor – When hiring an electrician to install electrical wiring the contractor should be licensed and the work should be done with a permit and inspected. When this process is followed you will eliminate 99% of any possible problem.



Wiring a Bathroom Exhaust Fan Light Combo


How to Install Wiring for a Bathroom Exhaust Fan – Bathroom Exhaust Fan Heater Electrical Wiring – The white neutral wires would be tied together at the wall switch box. Understand that this is a typical wiring scenario, however the actual wiring connections may be different for your specific unit.



Replacing Receptacle Outlets


Replacing receptacle outlets and inspecting the wiring – How to Test Outlet Wiring – Make sure you are testing the wiring correctly. When testing outlets it is best to use a circuit analyzer that will indicate the condition of the wiring with a three light display.



How To Control Outside Electrical Outlets


Wiring for Outside GFCI Outlets – the most practical solution would be to install X-10 outlets that could be controlled by a hand held remote or a X-10 switch.



How to Splice Copper and Aluminum Electrical Wires


What is the Best Way to Splice Aluminum and Copper Electrical Wires? How to Splice Copper and Aluminum Electrical Wires.



Locate and Repair an Electrical Circuit Problem


Locating a Problem Electrical Circuit and Methods for Electrical Circuit Repair – The electrical circuit will need to be removed from the circuit breaker and a special circuit locating transmitter can be installed onto the wire to help locate the area that has been penetrated.



Causes of Electrical Noise and Green Light


Possible Problem Involving Electrical Utility Company High Voltage Wires – What you are probably experiencing is the result of something coming into contact with one of the high voltage lines for an instant.



The Key to Wiring Three Way Switches


My three way switches do not work right, how can I fix this? The key to wiring three way switches, Identifying the electric wiring.



Attic Wiring, Junction Boxes and Electrical Safety


How to Store Unused Electrical Wires: Is it safe to leave live wires capped in switch box covered by flat plate?



Removing a Medicine Cabinet Light Installing a New Fixture


How to Install a Wall Fixture Electrical Junction Box – If the light fixture is a bar type then a larger junction box can be installed off center if the fixture will allow a hole to be drilled in line with the wall box for the wiring to pass through into the wall box for the connections.



Causes of Lost Power to Part of a Circuit


Basic Electrical Circuits and the Causes of Lost Power – Electrical wires can produce a certain amount of heat when there is a load on the circuit. If there is an electrical splice that is beginning to fail, it will produce more heat due to small amounts of arcing that takes place.



How To Fix 3Way Light Switch Wiring Video


How to Get Your 3Way Light Switches Working: The Most Common Problems with 3Way Switches and How to Fix Them.



Home Generator Repairs the Right Way


Be Sure Your Home Generator Repairs Do Not Leave You Powerless – have original parts replaced as soon as possible and it is best to have the home generator repairs performed by a factory trained technician.



Why Part of a Home Lost Power


What will cause lost electric power to part of our home? Electrical Problems that Could Cause a Home to Not Have Full Electrical Power or Abnormal Power.



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