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How to Keep Water Pipes From Freezing


How do I keep the water pipes and pressure tank from freezing in the winter?



Generator ATS Provides Power During Partial Power Loss


How a Generator Automatic Transfer Switch Works and is a Very Important Part of the Home Generator System



Should Your Home Have An Electrical Safety Inspection?


What causes the lights in the home to pulsate when air conditioner is on…



Electrical Code and Swimming Pool Light Fixtures


GFCI Ground Fault Protection for Swimming Pool Lights: NEC Article 680-20, As described in this electrical question, anyone who enters the pool with this light on is in Danger of Potential Electrical Shock!



Verifying Fan Connections With A Wiring Diagram


I am rewiring a Table Fan Speed Control Switch: How to Verify Fan Motor Wiring Connections, Checking the Motor and Capacitor Connections.



Adding an Electric Heater to a Home Electrical Circuit


How to Select an Electric Heater for an Existing Circuit: Can I add an electric heater that does not require a new electric circuit or wiring? Options for Installing Electric Heaters: Using an Existing Electrical Circuit, Identify the Electrical Specifications of an Existing Circuit.



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?



Wiring for an Electric Range Circuit


Ben in Kansas asks; How should I wire my electric range? How to Wire an Electric Range Circuit: Electric Circuit Requirements for a Kitchen Range.



How Do I Install Electrical Wiring For A Pond Pump?


Larry in Milford, Ohio asks: How to Wire a pond pump back to house to junction box on outside foundation through wall and…



The Cause of an Electric Spark


What Causes an Electric Spark: An Explanation of Electrical Sparks and Electric Current Flow.



My Air Conditioner Keeps Tripping it’s Circuit Breaker


An HVAC Service Technician can provide a series of tests to see…



Electrical Requirements for Generators and Welders


I want to run my welder off a generator, can I put a plug end on the welder wire and plug the welder into my portable generator? How to Wire a Welder and Generator Plug.



Wire Connections for 3-Wire Range Cords


How are the wires connected to an electric range? Wire Connections, 220 and 240 Volt Range Cord.



Air Conditioning Circuit Breaker Trips Off


Why does my air conditioner keep tripping the circuit breaker? Problem with a air conditioning unit.



50 HZ and 60 HZ Frequency Power for Home Appliances


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 should I provide GFCI Protection for a Welder


How should I provide GFCI Protection for a Welder Circuit? GFCI Circuit Protection for a Welder Circuit.



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