While replacing sheet-rock in my kitchen I notice the wire coming from an outlet had blackish brown sorta greasy stuff running down the wire. How to Repair Nicked Electrical Wire and Cables.
How to Install Electrical Wiring for an Outlet Above a Fireplace: My concern is the cool air and hot air that the attic produces during certain times of the day and I’m a afraid of moisture getting to the wire which may cause a fire.
Can I run a line from the panel to one location then bring all of the grounds from the outlets on one circuit to that location and tie them all together there, or do I have to run the ground to each outlet and splice each one in there? Attaching a Ground Wire For Old 2Wire Outlets: Electrical Grounding Methods and Requirements.
How To Reset an Electric Circuit Breaker: Do I need to call an electrician or is there something I can check as a homeowner?
How to Expand the Capacity of the Neutral Terminal Bar in a Panel: If the terminal bar runs out of room then an additional terminal bar may be added.
Why is the Voltage wrong at the Electric Service Panel? How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage Readings.
How to Get Relief From High Electric Bills and Incorrect Charges: If you think your electric bill is incorrect or too high then here are some things you can do.
How to Troubleshoot Home Electrical Circuit Problems – If the full power is not restored then it is very possible that your electrical service may have lost one side of the electrical power to the electrical service panel.
Dryer Circuit and Circuit Breakers: This problem was due to a typical error of installing the breaker into a position of the panel which prevented the breaker from producing 240 volts.
How to Upgrade a Home Electrical Service – Planning for a successful home service panel upgrade.
Ron in Oregon asks; How do I Wire a Timer Switch for Lighting: As described, the wiring will require four wires for the connections to the time switch.
How to Fix Your Kitchen Garbage Disposal – Fully explained dishwasher disposal wiring diagrams with pictures for wiring the outlet that serves a dishwasher and a garbage disposal.
How to Wire a Switched Outlet: Wiring 110 volt switched outlets and receptacles which are common place in every home.
How to Wire a Dishwasher Outlet and Make the Wiring Connections. Wiring a Dishwasher Plug and Outlet.
How to Identify Light Circuit Problems – Often the problem is found in a ceiling light fixture junction box where heat from the light fixture travels up into the electrical wiring and causes the wiring to become brittle and connections may be affected and eventually burn apart.
How to Installing Electrical Wiring for a Closet Light Fixture – Wiring can be extended through a light switch to a light fixture as long as it is done according to code.