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Smart Light Switch Wire Connections


I am trying to connect a smart light switch. The existing switch only has two black wires connected to it, which i assume are the line and load wire.



Wiring a Shed with Outlets and a Light


I am wiring up my dads shed for him. I put in 4 outlets and now wiring the light switch and the fixture.



Why Circuit Breakers Trip Off and What To Do Next


What Causes a Circuit Breaker to Trip Off? The Most Common Problems that Cause a Tripping Circuit Breaker.



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.



Appliance Cord for a 120Volt Electric Stackable Dryer


What type of power cord do I need for my new stackable 120volt dryer to plug into a regular 110volt socket?



Can I Replace a 15amp for a 20amp Breaker?


When I have the lights on and use anything it pops the breaker. Can I change the 15amp to a 20amp breaker?



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.



Why Electrical Outlets Do Not Have Full Power


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



How to Repair a GFI Outlet Circuit


How can I fix a problem with my GFCI outlet circuit? How to Troubleshoot and Repair GFI Outlet Circuit Wiring.



Don’t Burn Your House Down – The Key to Safe Extension Cords


How to Make Sure Your Extension Cord is Safe: Extension Cord Safety, The Key to a Safe Extension Cord and The Problem With Extension Cords.



How I Repair a Bathroom Light Fixture that Shorted Out


How can I fix a light fixture that shorted out and will not come on? Guide for Repairing a Bathroom Light Fixture Problem.



Installing Electrical Power to a Garage


How should I Wire a GFCI Circuit Breaker for my garage electric panel? Garage Electrical Wiring, How to Wire a GFCI Circuit Breaker.



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 Much Will Electrical Repairs Cost?


How to Estimate the Cost for Home Electrical Repairs: Time and Materials, Evaluating the Condition of the Electrical Wiring, Estimating an Electrical Job, Cost for Electrical Repairs.



Fix Bedroom Outlets that Do Not Work


Why do the plugs in the bedroom area not work? Bedroom Electrical Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them, Repairing Outlets and Electrical Connections.



Electric Dryers or Ranges with a Quad Circuit Breaker


Quad Circuit Breakers Save Space in Approved Electrical Panels – As described in this question, a quad circuit breaker may be used in panels that are approved for tandem circuit breakers, and a quad breaker is essentially two special tandem circuit breakers that are connected and have the required tie bar or handle for the 240 volt circuits.



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