Articles about Electrical Repair
How to Fix a Damaged Outlet Circuit: Whenever I power up the circuit on the panel the breaker trips automatically.
What to do When a Pull Chain Switch Stops Working: How to Fix a Pull chain switch for light fixtures and ceiling fans.
Home Electrical Wiring Problems and How to Fix Them: Dealing with Questionable Electrical Wiring in a New or Older Home that May Cause Concerns.
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.
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.
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 to Upgrade a Home Electrical Service – Planning for a successful home service panel upgrade.
I want to add another switch or two at one location but I need help with the wiring. Wiring Guide for Wiring Two or Three Switches.
David in Texas asks: I’m trying to find out what the minimum distance an electrical outlet has to be from air conditioner ducting. I’m mounting a projector that is near one of my air conditioner duct outlets.
Don in Florida asks: How do I wire a Single Switch for a Ceiling Fan? Wiring a Single Switch for a Ceiling Fan.
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 Identify Junction Box Electrical Wiring. A tester or meter may be used to identify the electrical wiring that may be found in the junction box.
I have an outlet that does not work properly. It is powered from an overhead light and when you plug something into the outlet the light blinks.
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 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.
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.