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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.



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.



Microwave Oven and Mini Fridge Outlet


Can a microwave and mini fridge share the same duplex?



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 […]



Why Electrical Outlets Do Not Have Full Power


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



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.



How to Fix a Ceiling Fan with Lights Going On and Off


I have a ceiling fan with a problem with the lights that go on and off. What is the little tiny fuse that has two wires connected to it? Is this causing the problem with the lights going on and off?



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.



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?



How to Repair a Garbage Disposal


My garbage disposal is not working, what should I do? Key Items to Check to Repair a Garbage Disposal that Does Not Work.



Nicked Electrical Outlet Wiring and Greasy Stuff


While replacing sheet-rock in my kitchen I notice the wire coming from an outlet had blackish brown sorta greasy stuff running down the wire. How to Repair Nicked Electrical Wire and Cables.



Why An Electric Furnace May Cause Flickering Lights


Why do lights in the house flicker when the electric furnace comes on? Troubleshooting Heating Furnace and Electrical Problems.



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.



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.



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.



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