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Add a Switch and Connecting the Wires


How Can I Add a Light Switch to the Existing Circuits? Adding Light Fixtures and a Light Switch to Existing Circuit Wiring, The Most Common Mistakes When Adding an Additional Light Switch and How to Fix Them.



Local Codes May Determine Electrical Service Panel Locations


Why is the main electric service panel located outside some homes? Your Main Electrical Panel Location may Depend on Local Codes.



Making Pigtails for Ground Wire Connections


How to Splice Ground Wires for Making Connections: Splicing Electrical Wires – This page shows a series of photos that demonstrate how to use a crimp sleeve for making pigtails to be used for grounding.



Godown Wiring Diagram


Three Godown Wiring Methods and Godown Wiring Diagram: The Godown system may be wired using mechanical 2-pole switches.



3 Prong to 4 Prong Electric Dryer Plug


My Dryer has a 3 prong to 4 prong plug setup and my dryer is not working right, what am I doing wrong? How to Wire a 3-wire Clothes Dryer: You may find yourself with either a 3-wire or 4-wire electric dryer, or a 3-wire or 4-wire outlet.



Causes of Light or Switch Delay


Why is there a time delay when I turn on a light switch? Why a Light Fixture or Switch May Have a Delay When Turning On.



Heated Outlet and the Cause of Lost Power


How to Repair Wiring and Splices in Outlet Boxes: Be sure to double check the wiring and any splices in the outlet box where you have seen the heated neutral.



Causes and Solutions of a Non-Working Light Fixture


How to Troubleshoot a Light Fixture that is Not Working – One of the bulbs burned out and I decided to try using an old CFL compact fluorescent light bulb that somebody gave me in its place.



Extending Electrical Circuit Wiring When Adding Lights and Outlets


How to Add Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Barn: Wiring Lights and Outlets in a Barn, I want to install electrical wiring for two more rooms in our barn.



Why No Power to Wall Sockets


How to Get Your Wall Sockets and Outlets Working Again: The problem could be at one of the wall sockets or outlets where the wiring connects to the outlet or it could be a wiring splice in one of the outlet boxes within the outlet circuit.



Nicked Electrical Outlet Wiring and Greasy Stuff


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.



Installing A Fireplace Electrical Outlet


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.



How To Ground Old Two-Wire Outlets


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


How To Reset an Electric Circuit Breaker: Do I need to call an electrician or is there something I can check as a homeowner?



What to do When the Panel Neutral Bar is Full


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 Several Electrical Circuits May Not Be Working


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.



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