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Unplugged a Lamp and the Electricity Goes Out – Lets Check This Out


Indications that Outlet and Home Electrical Wiring Should be Checked: I suspect a problem with the outlet or the wiring of the outlet circuit. The outlet circuit should be identified and turned OFF. The outlet should be removed and visually checked for damage or deterioration.



How to Wire Fireplace Inserts with Heat Sensors


Electrical Wiring and Operation of Fireplace Insert Blower Fans: The temp sensor needs to have time to cool down in order to turn off the fan. Now, the fan blower will not go off when unit cools down. If I turn the variable-speed switch off and back on it will still the start fan motor.



Wiring a Switch to Battery Power Sources


How to Wire a Switch to Battery Power Sources: You will need to select and size the switches and relay according to the voltage and amperage, or in this case mili-amps or watts of the circuit load.



The Secret To Longer Lasting Light Bulbs


The Key To Long Lasting Light Bulbs – I have two recommendations that I’m sure will help your light bulbs last longer, and this should be considered whenever light bulbs are being installed on ceiling fans and in areas where there may be a level of any type of vibration.



Lighting Control With A Remote Control Module


How to Wire a Remote Module to Control Lighting: If there is only one white on the load side of the module then the motor N is most likely a shared neutral – double check this. Just cap off the motor L as it will not be used.



How to Wire a Second Light Fixture in a Bathroom


Wiring for a Second Bathroom Light Fixture – The wiring that has been described in the question will allow the second light fixture to operate only when one of the switches for the 3 function bathroom fan unit is in the ON position.



Installing Wiring for a Garage Panel


How to Select the Right Wire Size for a Garage Panel: The size of the electrical wire for the panel will depend on the type of wire that is chosen and the method for the installation.



Grounding an Electrical Equipment Disconnect Switch


How to Bond The Ground: I Need to Place A Disconnect Between A Radial Saw And The Main Power Breaker.



How to Install and Wire Your Ceiling Fans


How to Install Ceiling Fans and Wiring: I have a double switch on the wall, each with its own black, white, and copper coming out of it.



Repairing Security System Telephone Wiring


How to Identify and Splice Telephone System Cables – Telephone system wiring is considered low voltage however when a call comes in there could be up to 90 volts present.



Identifying Direct Burial Telephone Cable


Direct Burial Telephone Cable: This type of cable is a commonly installed and used for telephone service in areas such as yours. The wire is buried at least 18″ underground with out any conduit pipe.



Understanding Light Fixture Electrical Wiring


The Basics of Light Fixture Electrical Wiring: Electrical testers enable you to identify electrical circuits and help prevent the possibility of accidental electrical shock.



Rated Capacity of Electrical Wire


Safe Amperage Ratings for Electrical Wire: The amperage rating will depend on the insulation type of the #12 AWG wire, Surpassing the amperage rating of any electrical wire is highly dangerous and not safe and can cause the wire to become over heated which could lead to a fire.



What To Do With An Extra Hot Wire or Cable


Safe Keeping for Spare Electrical Wires and Cables: Spare electrical wiring must be dealt with properly to avoid danger.



Altering Generator Transfer Switch Connections


The Importance of Properly Sizing a Generator and Transfer Switch: The amperage size of the plug has internal protection in place and changing sizes of any of these parts would greatly affect the integrity of the circuit design and could cause some potential damage.



Mobile Home Outlets that Work On and Off


Outlet Circuit Repair for a Mobile Home: The most typical cause for part or all of an outlet circuit to stop working, or to work intermittently is due to either a deteriorating connection where the electrical wires attach to the outlet.



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