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Installing Three Way Dimmer Light Switches

By Dave Rongey

How to Install One or Two 3-Way Dimmer Switches: I have 4 kitchen ceiling lights that are currently controlled by two 3-way switches. I’d like to add a dimmer.


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Why Air Conditioners Trip Circuit Breakers

By Dave Rongey

Air Conditioner Units and Tripping Circuit Breakers: The circuit that an air conditioner is connected to may be shared with other outlets so the circuit is becoming overloaded, here is how to solve this problem.


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Electric Well Pump Circuits

By Dave Rongey

Can I power my shed with 120volt from the 240volt well circuit? Installing a 240volt 3wire Circuit for a Well Pump Panel, Dedicated Circuit for Well Pumps.


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How to Repair a Light Switch Circuit

By Dave Rongey

How to Locate and Repair Faulty Electrical Wiring for Lighting: Secrets of Successful Electrical Troubleshooting Methods used to solve the majority of the home electrical problems


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How to Wire an Outlet for a Air Compressor

By Dave Rongey

Wiring an Air Compressor: How do I wire a new outlet and light fixture where both are controlled by a single pole switch which is at the end of the line.


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Electrical Circuit Wiring for an RV

By Dave Rongey

How to Install Electrical Wiring that Provides Power to an RV Unit: A basic voltage drop calculation for a circuit of 30 amps, 120 volts at a distance of 200 feet


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AFCI Arc Fault Requirements for Home Electrical Circuits

By Dave Rongey

Arc Fault Outlets for the Home: The AFCI Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter is used for specific circuits as required by the NEC Code.


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How to Wire a Fluorescent Light Fixture in a Garage

By Dave Rongey

How to Install Wiring for a Light Fixture: When installing fluorescent lighting for a garage that will be finished with sheet rock a NM Cable or Romex may be installed to the location where the light fixture will be installed after the sheet rock is finished and painted


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How to Replace Kitchen Outlets and Avoid a Direct Short

By Dave Rongey

When Replacing Outlets and There are Two Circuits be Sure to Make This Important Adjustment to Avoid Tripping the Circuit Breaker.


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Repairs for Outlets That Do Not Work

By Dave Rongey

The Cause and Solution for Non Working Electric Wall Outlets: This is one of the most typical problems which occur with 110 volt electrical outlets in the home.


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Electrical Wiring for a Wall Oven

By Dave Rongey

There is no existing wiring for a wall oven so what is required for a 220 volt electric wall oven? How to Wire 220 Volt Circuit for a Wall Oven.


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How to Wire a GFCI Switch and Light

By Dave Rongey

How do I add a switch to a light that is on a GFCI circuit? Ground Fault Protection for a Light Fixture.


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How to Repair a Circuit that Stopped Working

By Dave Rongey

Electric Circuit Has Power But Does Not Work: How to Troubleshoot 120 volt Circuit Wiring.


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How to Convert a Switched Outlet to Non-Switched

By Dave Rongey

How to Convert Switched Outlets to be Hot All the Time: The easiest way to convert a half-hot duplex receptacle or a switched outlet to be hot all the time is really not that difficult.


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Replacing Outlets Without Ground Wires

By Dave Rongey

How to Replace an Electrical Outlet When There is No Ground Wire: If the electrical box is metal then the ground wire should also be attached to the metal box using an approved grounding screw.


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Replacing a 3Way Switch with a Time Switch

By Dave Rongey

Converting a 3Way Switch to a Time Switch: Converting the wiring from two 3way switches to become a single timer control is accomplished by converting the wiring so that the power source of the hot and neutral are at the location where the timer will be installed.


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