Articles about Electrical Questions and Answers
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?
How to Install Do-It-Yourself Electrical Wiring Projects – As with any project, electrical or otherwise – Safety is most important, then comes knowledge – they actually go hand-in-hand. Understand what you are planning to do and then understand all the safety factors involved before attempting the project.
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.
Wiring a Attic Exhaust Fan Electrical Question: How can I control an attic fan (120 volt) with 2 wires (black and white) with a regular 24 volt thermostat. I am having an issue with how to wire a White Rodgers Emerson model # 90 113 SPDT Relay which is mounted to a 4×4 box. How […]
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.
What is causing a problem with my electrical power in my home? Guide to Troubleshooting Electric Circuit Problems.
Installing a 3 way dimmer switch box with green, 2 reds and black.
How can I determine how to connect the wires of a light fixture cord? How to Identify and Connect Light Fixture Cord Wires.