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Wire a Inline Exhaust Fan for Two Bathrooms


I purchased a Fantech inline exhaust fan, I want to wire separate switches in two bathrooms to control the same exhaust fan.



Underground Wire to a Shed Panel


I had some 8-3 UFB with ground cable buried in my yard I want to re use it as the feeder for sub panel in a shed.



Wiring a New LED Under Cabinet Light


I am trying to install new led under cabinet lights. On the first light closest to the switch, there are 2 black, 2 white, and 2 ground wires; all are 14 gauge.



Microwave Oven and Mini Fridge Outlet


Can a microwave and mini fridge share the same duplex?



Causes Of Electrical Shock in Homes


A friend is getting shocked when he touches a light switch and when he touches the water taps, how can this be fixed? Incorrect Electrical Wiring Can Produce Electric Shocks.



Tripped Circuit Breaker and Lost Power to Outlets


How can I find out what has caused my outlets to loose power? How to Repair Abnormal or Lost Power at Electrical Plugs and Outlets, Home Electrical Testers and Electrical Voltage Readings, Plug-In Diagnostic Electrical Circuit Testers.



Causes of Electric Circuit Buzz or Crackle


What is causing a buzz and crackle sound in the electric box? How to Locate the Cause of Electrical Circuit Buzz or Crackle, The Most Common Problems that Cause Electrical Circuit Buzz or Crackle and What Should Be Done.



How to Wire More than One Light Switch


Wiring Light Switches Electrical Question: The house is pre 1965 and I have a hot that comes in to a 4 gang box and feeds a light in a dining room. So a black and white in and black and white out to the light. Wiring for Light Switches Owen asks: The house is pre […]



Plug-In Testers and Faulty Receptacle Outlet Readings


My plug in tester says the wiring is wrong, How should I fix the problem? Plug-In Tester Readings, Re-Wiring a Receptacle Outlet, How to Repair Outlet Electrical Wiring Problem.



Wire a Attic Exhaust Fan to a Thermostat Control


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 […]



Stop Smoke Detector False Alarms Once and For All


Azad in Illinois asks: Why Do my The Smoke Detectors Keep Going Off During the Night? How to Stop Smoke Detector False Alarms.



Why Electrical Outlets Do Not Have Full Power


Why do my Outlets not have Full Electrical Power? How to Troubleshoot Electrical Power Problems.



Adding a Wire for Two 3Way Switches to Work


My brother was trying to install a 3way switch for under cabinet lighting, he forgot to run a wire from one of the light locations to one of the switches.



Why Kitchen Outlets Do Not Work


The 110 volt circuit the circuit breaker is not tripped, but appliances won’t work: Problems with 110Volt Kitchen Outlets and How to Fix Them, How to Test and Repair Kitchen Electrical Outlet Circuits.



Electric Circuit Repair after Flood or Water Damage


What should I do about Water Damaged Electrical Wires? Basic Procedure for Water Damaged Electrical Systems, Electrical Repairs for Water Damaged Electrical Wiring and Parts.



When Storms Cause Electrical Problems


What Can I Do to get the Power Back On After a Storm? Storm Damaged Home Electrical Systems, Water and Flood Damaged Electrical Wiring.



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