Articles about Electrical Repair
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.
Can a microwave and mini fridge share the same duplex?
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.
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?
When I have the lights on and use anything it pops the breaker. Can I change the 15amp to a 20amp breaker?
My garbage disposal is not working, what should I do? Key Items to Check to Repair a Garbage Disposal that Does Not Work.
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 do lights in the house flicker when the electric furnace comes on? Troubleshooting Heating Furnace and Electrical Problems.
What type of wire should I use for Electrical Wiring? How to Select the Right Wire and Cable.
What to do When a Pull Chain Switch Stops Working: How to Fix a Pull chain switch for light fixtures and ceiling fans.
How to Upgrade a Home Electrical Service – Planning for a successful home service panel upgrade.
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.
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.
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.
What is the right way to rewire a light fixture? Here are some Helpful Tips for Rewiring a Light Fixture.