Articles about Electrical Questions and Answers
How To Wire Light Fixture Cord Wires
How can I determine how to connect the wires of a light fixture cord? How to Identify and Connect Light Fixture Cord Wires.
Question – Dimmer Switches – Part 1
When lights that are on dimmer switches don’t work, make sure you understand the difference between Master and Slave dimmer switches.
Question – Dimmer Switches Can Cause Bulbs to Hum
The humming you hear is actually the bulb filament vibrating.
Question – 200 Amp Main Circuit Breaker Tripping – Part 1
My 200 amp main electrical circuit breaker trips. Should I replace it?
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…
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.
Question – Troubleshooting a Dryer Plug
What causes a 240 volt outlet to give only 120 volts?
Splicing Electrical Wiring In an Attic
How to Splice Electrical Wiring and Enclose the Wire Splice in a Junction Box: Question, What is the correct and most efficient way to splice electrical wire that is running through my attic.
Outdoor Wiring for a GFCI Outlet
How to Install Electrical Wiring for a GFCI Outlet in an Outdoor Location: The Most Common Method for Installing Electrical Cable and Wiring for Outdoor GFCI Outlets.
Safe Electrical Wiring Methods for Garages
Is it OK to run Romex wire through and along studs in a garage if I am not installing drywall? How to Install Garage Electrical Wiring.
Cable Strapping and Wiring Methods
How to Strap Electrical Wire and Cable: As the cable passes through holes in the framing it does not need to be supported, only as the cable runs parallel with the framing will the strapping be required.
Why Does My GFI Circuit Not Have Power?
My GFI Circuit Does Not Have Power: GFI Circuit Problem.
Converting Light Fixture Voltage
Changing Light Fixture Voltage: 120 to 220 Volt Light Fixture Conversion, I moved to another country from the US and brought three 120 volt lamps that I would like to use here.
Electrical Wiring for Two GFCI Outlets
How to Wire Two GFI Outlets: GFCI Outlets and Circuit Breakers, Bathroom GFCI Outlet, GFCI Outlet Circuit for a Bathroom, GFCI Wiring Diagrams.
Safety When Working With Electricity
How to Use Safety When Working on Electrical Wiring