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Sure Signs of Electrical Trouble with a Light Fixture


How to Troubleshoot and Repair a Light Fixture: Indications of Light Fixture Wiring Problems, Light Fixture Wiring Splices, Moisture or Water Leaks Around Light Fixtures, How to Check Light Fixture Wiring, Hot Light Bulbs That Cause Wiring Problems.



How to Install Wiring in a Basement


Can the Romex brand wire be used when Wiring a Basement? Romex or metal cable: What should be used when wiring a basement and how is the wiring protected. NEC Code Article Sections 336-6c, 333-11



Incorrect Outlet Ground Wire Could be a Shock Hazard


Is it safe to wire the ground wire to the neutral side of the outlet? Why a Ground Wire Should Not be Used as a Neutral Wire on a Receptacle Outlet.



Kitchen Range Circuit


How to Install Electrical Circuit Wiring for an Electric Range Circuit. I have an older home and the circuit to my existing range is 3 wire 40 amp.



Question – Steps to Take to Lower Your Electric Bill


How to Lower Your Electric Bill: Home Appliances and Electrical Consumption. Tracking Down High Energy that leads to Big Electric Bills



Basic Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems


How should I troubleshoot a problem with a ceiling fan remote control? The Most Common Causes of Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems.



How to Wire a Remote Control Ceiling Fan


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.



Upgrading Old Home Electrical Wiring


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.



Electrical Wiring Methods- Screw Terminals or Quick Connect


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 For Electrical Wires


What Size Conduit should I Use for my Electrical Job? How to Select the Correct Conduit Size for Electrical Wires.



How to Fix a Tripping GFI Outlet For a Refrigerator or Freezer


How Can I Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet for a Refrigerator? Solve the Problem of a Tripping GFCI Refer or Freezer Outlet.



How to Solve the Problem of Tripping Circuit Breakers


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.



Tripping Breaker for a Ceiling Fan and Light


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.



What is the Best Way to Become an Electrical Apprentice?


How to Become an Electrical Apprentice: The Electrical Industry is a wonderful place to be – everybody needs it on a daily basis.



Electrical Problems after a Lightning Storm with Plugs and Dryer


After a lightning storm, some plugs don’t work and the dryer tries to come on, but will not start.



3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring


Installing a 3 way dimmer switch box with green, 2 reds and black.



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