Articles about Electric
Jerry in Colorado asks: Our kitchen range has died and we are purchasing a new electric range. Is our existing circuit wiring going to work?
Jack in Virginia asks: Why does my automatic transfer switch makes a Loud ‘pop’ and there was also a visible flash?
I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?
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.
Charles in Pittsburg, Missouri asks: How can I Diagnose an Electric Motor Problem? Common Problems with Electric Motors and Capacitor Start Motors, How to Check an Electric Motor, Diagnostic Checks You Can Make When an Electric Motor Will Not Start.
Tags: air compressor motor, amp meter, capacitor start motor, clamp on amp meter, electric motor hum, how test capacitor, motor not starting, motor will not start, test motor capacitor, two capacitor motor
Bob in Pollock Pines California asks: How should I install the wiring to connect a generator to my home? Planning and Installing a Generator with a Transfer Switch: How to Connect a Generator to a Home.
Tags: electric wiring generator, electrical wiring, generator power cord, generator power inlet, generator transfer switch, home generator, how to connect a generator, how to electrical, storm damage home, temporary home power, transfer switch, wire a generator
Jayme in Ontario Canada asks: Do I need a neutral wire between switch boxes for the circuit wiring? How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Electrical Wiring for Switches.
Tags: bathroom exhaust fan, bathroom fan switch, bathroom occupancy sensor, electrical wiring, exhaust fan dew switch, exhaust fan wiring, how to electrical, how to electrical wiring, installing bathroom fan, wire exhaust fan, wiring humidity switch
I had a problem with my dryer outlet so I rewired it and now the dryer does not work, how can I fix my dryer? Electric Dryer Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them, Problems with Dryer Outlet Wiring, Dryer Circuit Wiring.
Tags: 220 dryer outlet, dryer not working, dryer shock hazard, electric dryer, electrical safety, electrical wiring, fix 220 dryer, fix dryer outlet, how to electrical, wire 220volt dryer, wiring dryer outlet
Is there any kind of adapter that will allow me to plug my new 230-volt 15 amp AC into my existing 220-volt 20 volt plug. How to Wire a 220 Volt Air Conditioner.
How to Wire a Baseboard Heater: Wiring Connections for a Baseboard Heater Thermostat, Thermostat Mounted on the Wall Heater Unit, Remote Thermostats or Wall Mounted Thermostats.
Tags: 220 thermostat wiring, 220 volt heater, baseboard heater circuit, baseboard heater thermostat, how to electrical wiring, how to wire heater, line load wiring, wiirng baseboard heater, wiring 220 wall heater
How are the wires connected for a kitchen exhaust fan? Wiring a kitchen exhaust fan that is installed above the kitchen range or cook top stove.
Why does my electric furnace trip the circuit breaker when it is turned on? This electrical wiring problem is about a Tripping Breaker for a 220 Volt Electric Heater.
Michael in North Hampton New Hampshire asks: How do we locate a Qualified Electrician to install a Generator for our Home? Estimate the Cost to Install a Home Generator, Factors that will Effect the Cost of a Home Generator Installation, Local Code Standards and Ordinances.
50 HZ And 60 HZ Frequency Guidelines: I would not advise plugging a 50 HZ microwave into a 60 HZ outlet because of the electronic circuitry, however as long as the coffee pot has a heating element only and no electronic components, then it should be fine.
How can I Adjust The Speed on an HVAC Blower Motor? Speed variations and wiring configurations of a Blower Motor.
Tags: 230 volt, air conditioning, blower motor, changeover switch, electrical wiring, furnace motor, high speed blower, how to electrical, hvac system, install a hvac blower motor, low speed blower, medium speed blower, motor speed, replacing a blower motor
How should I provide GFCI Protection for a Welder Circuit? GFCI Circuit Protection for a Welder Circuit.