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Articles about Electrical Repair

How to Test Electrical Circuits for a Home Generator


Home Generator Circuits Explained – Electrical load testing for home generator circuits can produce some puzzling results, especially when measuring incandescent lighting loads and other 120 volt circuit loads.



How to Repair a Light Switch Circuit


How to Locate and Repair Faulty Electrical Wiring for Lighting: Secrets of Successful Electrical Troubleshooting Methods used to solve the majority of the home electrical problems.



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.



Using Correct Light Bulbs for Your Light Fixture


I changed a Light Bulb and now we Smell Burning Plastic, What Should We Do? Replacement Light Bulbs for Light Fixtures.



How to Repair a Vacuum Cleaner Cord


I have a vacuum cleaner, the plug was acting up, it started to smoke and melted into the socket. Can this be fixed?



What is the Correct Electrical Wire Size for Your Project?


What type of wire should I use for Electrical Wiring? How to Select the Right Wire and Cable.



Voltage Feedback Causes TV Signal Loss Due to Possible Grounding Problem


Why Installing and Maintaining the Bonded System Ground Is Very Important: Improper Grounding Can Cause High Levels of Feedback Voltage and possible electric shock. Important Warning about Ungrounded Outlets.



Problems that Can Cause Dim Lights


What would causes my lights to dim? How to Identify the Cause of Dim Lights, Electrical Questions and Answers about Dim Light Problems.



How to Test a 240 Volt Dryer Circuit


My Dryer just Stopped Working, how can I Test the Outlet? Testing a 240 Volt Dryer Outlet, Tester Leads and Readings, What to do about Incorrect Dryer Voltage, How to Fix Dryer Problems.



How to Test and Repair a Smoke Detector Circuit


How to Repair Smoke Detector Wiring Problems: Hardwired Smoke Detectors with Battery Back Up, Testing and Troubleshooting a Hardwired Smoke Detector Circuit.



The Process of an Electrical Service Upgrade


What is the process of upgrading a home electric service panel? The Basic Procedure for the Electrical Service Upgrade, The Electricians Task of a Home Electrical Service Upgrade.



Why a Lamp Holder or Socket May Not Be Working


What could be the problem with a light socket that is not working? How to Repair a Lamp Holder and Why a Lamp holder May Not Work, Here are a few things that I have found that will prevent a light socket or lamp holder from working.



Outlets Loose Power Due to Space Heater


How Large Appliances Could Cause Electrical Circuit Damage and Failure: The wiring will need to be identified and reconnected with approved insulated connectors.



How to Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit


How to Fix a Damaged Outlet Circuit: Whenever I power up the circuit on the panel the breaker trips automatically.



How to Repair a Ceiling Fan Pull Chain Switch


What to do When a Pull Chain Switch Stops Working: How to Fix a Pull chain switch for light fixtures and ceiling fans.



Dealing with a New or Used Home with Questionable Electrical Wiring


Home Electrical Wiring Problems and How to Fix Them: Dealing with Questionable Electrical Wiring in a New or Older Home that May Cause Concerns.



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