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Signs Of Electrical Troubles You Should Watch For


What To Do When These Home Electrical Conditions Occur – Abnormal conditions with home electrical wiring are an indication of possible problems that could lead to a hazardous situation for the home and it’s occupants.



Home Electrical Wiring Repairs – Should You Fix It?


How to Work with Home Electrical Wiring Problems: To solve home electrical wiring problems attention must be directed at the symptom, in this case the tripping GFCI where the wiring should be checked.



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Testing A Light Switch


How to Use Electrical Testers to Test a Light Switch – A switch can be tested using a ohm meter continuity tester or a voltage tester.



Why Home Outlets May Stop Working


How to Repair Home Electrical Outlets – The Secrets of Successful Electrical Troubleshooting for Electrical Outlets



Why Track Lights May Stop Working


How to Know What Causes Lights to Not Work – Installing high watt lamps that are not specified for the track light head. Each light head or compatible light fixture attached to the track light has a bulb size, type and watt limitation



Three Way Switch Wiring Diagrams


The Process for Wiring Three Way Switches – Here is a a comprehensive,step-by-step guide designed to walk you through the identification and wiring of your 3-way switches.



Hairdryer Outlet and GFI Safety Requirement


Electrical Protection Requirements for a Hairdryer Near a Sink – Keep in mind that if this outlet will be within 6 feet of a sink then the outlets require GFI protection.



Locate and Repair an Electrical Circuit Problem


Locating a Problem Electrical Circuit and Methods for Electrical Circuit Repair – The electrical circuit will need to be removed from the circuit breaker and a special circuit locating transmitter can be installed onto the wire to help locate the area that has been penetrated.



The Importance of Electrical Cover Plates


Prevent Electrical Hazards by Covering Switches and Outlets – One great safety measure is to simply replace an switch or outlet cover to avoid the exposure of electrical wiring and to keep fingers from coming into contact with energized parts.



Why A Garage Receptacle May Not Be Working


Checking Electrical Power for a Garage Outlet – there may be a problem with the wiring at this receptacle if all the other receptacles are working normally. Using a plug in outlet circuit analyzer would be very helpful because it will give a lighted display indicating the condition of the circuit and any faults that may be found.



Testing Appliance Circuits


Testing Appliance Circuits -Appliances may be tested one component at a time with the circuit power OFF or while the appliance is NOT plugged into the power source or receptacle outlet.



Repairs for Electrical Outlets that are Not Working


I have several outlets that are not working in various parts of the house…



How to Replace a Plug on a Cord


Wire Colors for a 120 Volt Plug – The wiring definitions for a 120 volt plug are…



Problems with Ceiling Fan Pull Chain Switches


How to Repair a Ceiling Fan Pull Chain Switch that keeps the ceiling fan or light from working…



Why New Light Bulbs May Not Work


Light Fixture Sockets, New Light Bulbs and Home Electrical Wiring



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