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Articles about Electrical Repair

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 Repair a Pull Chain Switch on a Ceiling Fan or Light Fixture


How do I repair a problem with a ceiling fan pull chain switch? Problems with Wiring a Pull Chain Light Switch and How to Fix Them, How to Replace and Wire a Pull Chain Switch.



How to Splice Direct Buried Electric Cables


Is there a way to cover spliced wires and lugs to prevent damage? Repairing Direct Burial Electrical Cables.



Why Dusk to Dawn Fixtures Go On and Off


What would cause a dusk to dawn light fixture to turn on and off? How to Test Outside Motion Light Fixtures for the sensitivity of the motion detector.



The Importance of Electrical Circuit Polarity


How to Identify and Repair Reverse Polarity of an Electrical Circuit: Electrical Safety and Proper Circuit Polarity, Polarity has to do with the flow of electricity. Polarity and Outlets, Circuit Wires and Polarity.



How To Safely Rewire a Light Fixture


What is the right way to rewire a light fixture? Here are some Helpful Tips for Rewiring a Light Fixture.



Repairing a Kitchen Outlet


How can I fix a kitchen outlet that quit working? How To Identify and Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit, Troubleshooting Guide for Repairing a Kitchen Outlet Circuit Problem.



How To Extract A Broken Light Bulb From A Socket


How to Fix a Broken Light Bulb Problem: When replacing a light bulb it was twisting in the light socket then when I turned the light back on the bulb popped and flashed then the power went out.



Why Is Part Of My Home Electrical Power Not Working?


Why did we loose electric power to some areas of our house? How to Troubleshoot and Identify an Outlet Circuit Problem: The power is not working in some areas as well as two outlets on the outside of the house.



Connecting Dimmer Switch Wiring


I installed a dimmer switch and now my lights in the bathroom will not come or the outlets will not work unless I go into my closet and turn on the light switch: How to Correct Dimmer Switch Wiring Connections.



Causes of Wall Outlets to Lose Power


Why is it that the outlets on one side of the wall have lost power while the other still has power? Why an Outlet Electrical Circuit may Lose Power.



Wiring Connections When Replacing a Light Fixture


How do I connect the light fixture wires to my ceiling electrical box wiring? Electrical Wiring Connections for Light Fixture, Best Practices When Replacing Light Fixtures.



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.



Electrical Voltage 5.5 Readings on a Circuit


How to Identify and Repair a Voltage Feedback



Wiring Connections for a Heated Exhaust Fan


How to Check an Exhaust Fan Heater that Stopped Working: The circuit wiring for many heater exhaust fan units have temperature sensors installed and may be part of the blower circuit wiring which ensures that air movement is occurring to prevent a high temperature occurrence.



Identifying the Cause of Improper Voltage Readings


How to Identify the Cause of Wrong Voltage Readings: I installed a new breaker panel in an old house that had fuses. I rewired whole house, everything works great, replaced 10-2 wire to the barn with 3 – 1 AWG wires.



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