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Recessed Spot Lights That Cause a Drafty Room


How to Install Recessed lighting – This air tight design prevents air passing from the room into the attic space where the light fixture is installed. If existing fixtures are not the air tight type then an approved enclosure may be built around the fixture to prevent this occurrence.



Light Switch Grounding and Position


How to Locate the Ground Screw and Positioning The Switch – The ground wire must be attached to the ground screw on the light switch. The ground screw location may be different with different brand switches.



Why Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Burn Out Fast


Longer Lasting Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Do Make a Difference – The next time you need to replace your ceiling fan light bulbs, be sure to purchase 130 volt light bulbs, not 120 volt bulbs. The problem is that ceiling fans naturally produce vibrations that will cause the light bulb filament to burn our prematurely.



How To Wire For Two Light Switches


Wiring for Two Light Switches: How do I take those two wires and feed two switches to have separate control for two switches.



Where to Install a Ground Rod


Can I install a cooper grounding rod inside a basement instead of outside of the house by the electrical panel? How to Install a Ground Rod for an Electrical Service.



Electric Motor Overload Switch


The Causes of Electric Motor Overload: Understanding Internal Motor Overload Protection, Contributing causes that will cause a motor to reach an over heated condition.



Removing Unused Phone Jack Wiring


What To Do With Unused Telephone Wiring – If the phone wiring is disabled then sure, you can cover the the box where the phone jack was. Just make sure to make the other end of the phone cable accessible. Telephone wiring diagrams with photos and instructions will show you.



Ceiling Fan Wires Black White Red and Green


How to Connect the Red Wire for a Ceiling Fan: I’m wiring a ceiling fan and there is a red wire and I don’t know where to connect it.



Why Smoke Detectors Go Off


How to Find the Cause of False Smoke Detector Alarms: Smoke Detector False Alarms and How to Fix Them, What would cause a smoke detector to go off?



Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagrams


How to Replace an Old Ceiling Fan: I am replacing an old ceiling fan and need help with the wire connections.



Why Your Microwave Oven May Not Be Working


Troubleshooting a Microwave Oven Problem: Why did our microwave oven stop working?



Wiring a 4-Way Switch


How to Wire a 4 Way Switch: How do I install and wire a 4 way light switch for my hallway light fixtures.



Adding a Light Fixture to 3 Way Switches


How to Wire 3-Way Master and Slave Switches – A comprehensive,step-by-step guide designed to walk you through the identification and wiring of your 3-way switches.



Adding Light Fixtures to 4-Way Switch Wiring


How to Wire a 4-Way Switch Light for Light Fixtures – The 3-wire that runs between does not have a neutral wire, and besides, you would not have the correct switching sequence as the final common to the light fixtures from the end 3-way switch.



The Basics of a Home Solar Power Design


How to Design a Solar Power System: A solar power system is carefully designed for the electrical demand that will be placed on the system which involves identifying the total number of watts that will be connected to the solar panel system, and the duration or length of time that these devices or the load will be required to run.



Kitchen Stove Electrical Circuit Checks


How to Check Circuit Wiring for an Electric Stove – The circuit breaker should be checked to make sure that half of the circuit is not tripped off. Inspect the flex whip and wiring for damage or loose connections.



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