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How to Fix a Microwave Oven that is Tripping a GFCI Outlet


The microwave will work on a regular outlet, just not a GFCI. Does the outlet in a cupboard have to be GFCI?



Location of a Main Service Disconnect


Is a main electrical service panel required to have a main breaker or disconnect switch? What is the NEC code article number that states this?



How to Fix a Overloaded Circuit Breaker Problem


If too many things being used at the same time one of the breakers trips off. Can I change the breaker to a higher amperage, will this resolve my problem?



Electric Dryer Circuit Troubleshooting Checklist


I am on my third electric dryer. First one we replaced because we were told the board was bad. We purchased another and it did not work. Here is a Dryer Circuit Diagnostic Checklist.



How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage for a Stove


My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.



Lightning Strikes and Electrical System Protection


I have had lightning strikes that have blown out sections of the PVC conduit, What can I can do to prevent lightning damage.



Wiring a 240Volt Air Compressor


I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?