Articles about Electrical Repair
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.
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.
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.
How to Identify and Repair a Voltage Feedback
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.
Can a Light Switch Leak Voltage? Light Switch Circuit, Voltage Tester Readings and Explanations.
How to Reset Electric Power after a Power Outage: How to Reset Circuit Breakers and GFCI Outlets, Reset Tripped Circuit Breakers, Reset Tripped GFCI Outlets, Test and Reset GFCI Devices.
The Causes of Electric Motor Overload: Understanding Internal Motor Overload Protection, Contributing causes that will cause a motor to reach an over heated condition.