Articles about Electrical Questions and Answers
How to Wire a Remote Control and Wall Switches for a Ceiling Fan: A remote control and wall switches may be wired and used to control a ceiling fan so it will allow you to use the remote control for the light only but you will need to control the fan motor.
I have heard people say bad things aluminum wire, is it safe to use? Safe Practices When Installing Aluminum Electrical Wiring.
The Purpose of the Neutral Wire in Electrical Systems: What is the purpose of the neutral wire and the difference between the ground wire and the white neutral wire.
How to Upgrade Older Home Wiring: One consideration when upgrading older home electrical wiring would be to use Wiremold short box extensions and run Wiremold surface raceway electrical conduit between the devices to install the wires.
What would cause a circuit to loose power after an electrical storm? How to Diagnose Electrical Problems and Lost Power After Electrical Storm.
How Can I Fix a Outlet that Lost Power after an Extension Cord Has Been Cut or Damaged? How to Locate and Restore the Power to an Outlet Circuit Has Lost Power.
The microwave will work on a regular outlet, just not a GFCI. Does the outlet in a cupboard have to be GFCI?
Is it true that the older method of wiring switches and outlets is to attach the wiring to the screw terminals? How to Connect Wires to a Switch or Outlet: Best Practices for Electrical Wires for Outlets and Switches and Factors Relating to Electrical Connections.
What Size Conduit should I Use for my Electrical Job? How to Select the Correct Conduit Size for Electrical Wires.
How Can I Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet for a Refrigerator? Solve the Problem of a Tripping GFCI Refer or Freezer Outlet.
How can I install two switches that will be operating two separate sets of light fixtures? How to Wire Light Fixtures from Switches and Outlets, Example of Installing Wiring for Light Fixtures and Switches.
Sandra in Oklahoma asks; How can I fix a Tripping Circuit Breaker Problem? How to Identify the Electrical Circuit Requirements and Updating the Electrical Service.
I have a problem with a light circuit where I removed an old light fixture and hung a ceiling fan and wired it into the existing setup then powered the circuit and hit the wall switch to check functions and the breaker tripped.
How to Become an Electrical Apprentice: The Electrical Industry is a wonderful place to be – everybody needs it on a daily basis.
After a lightning storm, some plugs don’t work and the dryer tries to come on, but will not start.
Installing a 3 way dimmer switch box with green, 2 reds and black.