Articles about Electrical Repair
The Problem of Vandalized Electrical Wiring
How to Repair Vandalized Electrical Wiring: What is the best way to repair electrical wiring that has been vandalized? Dealing with the Problem of Vandalized Electrical Wiring.
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?
How To Wire A Photocell To Control A Light Fixture
How do I to wire a photocell to a light fixture? A photocell can be used to control outdoor lights when installing into the electrical wiring as described here.
Help to Identify Outlet Power Failures
After a power outage some of the power outlets in my home quit working, what should I check? How to Identify Home Power Outage and Electrical Circuit Failures.
Why an Outlet Circuit Turns On and Off
Why does an outlet cut out and then it comes back on? How to Repair Outlet Circuit Problems, Common Receptacle Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them.
How To Troubleshoot Wall Receptacle Problems
How to Test Electrical Wiring for Outlets: I have a 120volt receptacle that does not work even though the voltage tester shows there is voltage at the receptacle.
How to Replace Electric Outlets
Richard in Erie Pennsylvania asks: How to Chose and Install the Right Electrical Outlet: How should I update all my outlets to three prong grounded receptacle outlets?
How to Convert a 240 Volt Circuit to 120 Volt
How to Convert a Circuit from 240volt to 120volt: The Basics of converting a Dedicated 240 Volt Circuit to a 120 Volt Circuit.
Locate and Repair an Electrical Circuit Problem
Locating a Problem Electrical Circuit and Methods for Electrical Circuit Repair – The electrical circuit will need to be removed from the circuit breaker and a special circuit locating transmitter can be installed onto the wire to help locate the area that has been penetrated.
How to Repair a Ceiling Fan
Repair a Ceiling Fan: How to Identify and Repair Ceiling Fan Electrical Parts, Replacing Ceiling Fan Parts.
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.
Using a Circuit Tracer to Detect a Broken Electrical Wire
How can I locate a damaged or broken electrical wire inside a wall? Electrical Wire Locators and Circuit Tracers, What to Do if Electrical Wiring has been Damaged Inside a Wall.
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.
Microwave Oven Does Not Work Hood Fan Does
Should I unplug the Microwave Oven or Keep Using the Hood Exhaust Fan? This electrical wiring question involves a High Electric Bill and a Microwave Hood Exhaust Fan in the Kitchen of a Home.
How To Fix Light Fixtures
Tips for Fixing Light Bulbs That Will Not Light Up in Most Any Light Fixture: This handy tip works for just about any light fixture.
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.