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Cut Extension Cord Causes Power Loss to Outlets


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.



Why Summer Heat May Cause Problems with Electrical Circuits


What is causing a problem with my electrical power in my home? Guide to Troubleshooting Electric Circuit Problems.



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.



Question – Dimmer Switches Can Cause Bulbs to Hum


The humming you hear is actually the bulb filament vibrating.



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.



How to Fix a Microwave Oven that is Tripping a GFCI Outlet


The microwave will work on a regular outlet, just not a GFCI. Does the outlet in a cupboard have to be GFCI?



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.



Question – 200 Amp Main Circuit Breaker Tripping – Part 1


My 200 amp main electrical circuit breaker trips. Should I replace it?



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.



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 Power Source for Basement Outlets


I am installing 3 new outlets in my basement. There is no extra breaker spot available in my box. Can I splice into an existing…



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



Possible Causes of Lost Electrical Power


What would cause a circuit to loose power after an electrical storm? How to Diagnose Electrical Problems and Lost Power After Electrical Storm.



Electrical Problems after a Lightning Storm with Circuit Breaker


After a lightning storm problems with a Circuit Breaker.



Electrical Problems after a Lightning Storm Damages the Dryer


After a lightning storm problem with clothes dryer.



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.



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