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Electrical Conduit and Ground Wires


Methods for Grounding Metallic Electrical Conduits – In some installations there will be bonding devices that will be required for proper bonding. So as long as these measures are in place then this should not have an effect on the performance of the GFCI outlet.



Safety Guidelines For Light Fixture Projects


How to Install Do-It-Yourself Electrical Wiring Projects – As with any project, electrical or otherwise – Safety is most important, then comes knowledge – they actually go hand-in-hand. Understand what you are planning to do and then understand all the safety factors involved before attempting the project.



The Importance of Electrical Cover Plates


Prevent Electrical Hazards by Covering Switches and Outlets – One great safety measure is to simply replace an switch or outlet cover to avoid the exposure of electrical wiring and to keep fingers from coming into contact with energized parts.



Electric Generator Capacities and Limitations


Understanding Generator KW Output Capacity to Properly Power Your Home – It would be best to check the specifications and the KW capacity of the generator to really know for sure. The total connected load that will be placed on a generator should be known before selecting a generator.



Why A Garage Receptacle May Not Be Working


Checking Electrical Power for a Garage Outlet – there may be a problem with the wiring at this receptacle if all the other receptacles are working normally. Using a plug in outlet circuit analyzer would be very helpful because it will give a lighted display indicating the condition of the circuit and any faults that may be found.



Testing Appliance Circuits


Testing Appliance Circuits -Appliances may be tested one component at a time with the circuit power OFF or while the appliance is NOT plugged into the power source or receptacle outlet.



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.



Adding New Lights to 3-Way Switches


Wiring Three Way Switches – When adding additional lighting to an existing three way switch configuration, the only place the additional lights may be wired to are at the existing light fixture or to the switch box where the existing light fixture is wired to.



How Is A Switched Wall Outlet Wired?


Wiring a Switched Outlet – When wiring a switched outlet care must be taken to identify the individual wires in order to make the right electrical connections.



Testing an Electric Motor Circuit


Steps for Testing Electrical Power for a Pump Motor Circuit – Work you way back towards the controls and power source or electrical panel. It sounds like you lost one of the power legs of the motor circuit.



GFCI Wiring Through A Switch


How to Wire a GFCI Outlet – Typically the bathroom GFCI is on a separate circuit and may not be providing power to your bathroom lighting.



Replacing Receptacles


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.



Is Your Ceiling Fan a Lemon?


Watch out for defective or damaged ceiling fans that some stores resell – There is a very good possibility that you bought a damaged ceiling fan.



Microwave Oven Power Source


The Electrical Circuit Power for a Microwave Oven – When the power is on all the time, these circuit components will maintain a constant temperature and the state of the components will be constant.



Safe Locations For Electric Dryer Outlets


Make Sure You Are Mounting the Clothes Dryer Outlet in a Safe Location – The dryer outlet should not be installed below the water attachments for the washing machine.



Power Adapter for a Nintendo DSi Video Game


Using the Right Size Power Adapter for a Video Game – The voltage and mA output are essential to maintain the acceptable power requirements for the video game.



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