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Articles about Electrical Repair

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.



How to Repair a Circuit that Stopped Working


Electric Circuit Has Power But Does Not Work: How to Troubleshoot 120 volt Circuit Wiring.



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.



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 Fix a Wiring Problem that Causes Electrical Trouble


Should a white neutral wire have voltage when the circuit breaker is off? A multiwire circuit has been improperly installed, which is causing electrical problems within the home.



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.



Wiring a Time Switch for a Outside Light Fixture


How can I replace a wall switch with a time switch for my outside lights? How to Wire a Timer Switch for Outdoor Lights, The Most Common Wire Colors and Connections for a Time Switch and How to Connect Them.



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.



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.



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.



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