Articles about Electric
Before You Buy a Generator You Should Read This
How to Choose the Right Generator for Your Home: Home Generators and the Total Connected Electric Load.
How to Ground a Home Generator
How to Ground a Generator and the Home Electrical System: Bonding the Generator to the Grounded Electrical System of the Home.
Space Heaters, Air Conditioners and Electrical Outlets
The Problem of Sharing Outlet Circuits with Space Heaters: Can I plug a heater into an existing outlet? Space Heater Electrical Circuits.
How to Install and Wire a Baseboard Heater
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.
Baseboard Heater Electric Circuit
What Size Circuit Does a Baseboard Heater Need to Have? Electrical Circuit Requirements for a Baseboard Heater.
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!
Wire Connections for a 3-Wire Range Cord with Video
How are the wires connected to an electric range? Wire Connections, 220 and 240 Volt Range Cord.
Identifying The Source of Electrical Hazards
How to Prevent a Potential Problem with a Circuit that is not Properly Grounded: The terminations to the outlet and the connections of the power cord should be positively identified and verified. The 4 wire 240 volt outlet should have a ground wire attached to it and if the outlet box is metal or has a ground screw terminal then there should be a ground wire attached there as well ending up with a bond of all ground wires within the outlet box.
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.
Troubleshooting a Door Bell Chime
How do I wire a doorbell chime unit? How to Fix a Door Bell Problem, The Most Common Problems with Doorbells and How to Fix Them.
Electrical Question about a HVAC Unit That Trips The Circuit Breaker
How to Locate Problems with an HVAC System: Common Problems with HVAC, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Units
Possible Causes of Electrical Shocks
Causes of Electrical Shock from a Machine: Testing for a Electric Voltage Leak, I have been receiving electric shocks from my washing machine.
Furnace Thermostat Electrical Wiring
Understanding Furnace Thermostat Electrical Wiring
Boy Gets a Big Surprise From a Tesla Roadster
I recently took a test drive in a Tesla Roadster and had the most Amazing Experience: The acceleration is so fast because there is no torque loss, so your power is right there, right now. This car goes from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds, I experienced this first hand and talk about FUN!
Does My New Double Oven Require a New Electric Circuit?
My old oven has 30 amp fuses. I have just bought a double oven which requires hard-wiring 45 amp fuse. What should I do?
Why An Electric Furnace May Cause Flickering Lights
Why do lights in the house flicker when the electric furnace comes on? Troubleshooting Heating Furnace and Electrical Problems.