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Articles about Electrical Wiring

What To Do About Your Non-Grounded Outlets


My house has three prong outlets but there is no ground wire, is this safe and what should I do? How to Fix Ungrounded Outlets, Grounding an Ungrounded Circuit, What To Do About Ungrounded Outlets.



Dedicated Circuit for Bathroom Outlets


Can the Bathroom GFCI Circuit be Used for Other Electric Outlets? Bathroom GFCI Outlets on a Dedicated Circuit.



How to Wire a Range Hood Exhaust Fan


Installing Wiring for a Range Hood Exhaust Fan: Wiring from an Existing Power Source or Outlet, I am wiring a hood exhaust fan over the kitchen range cook top.



Generator Automatic Transfer Switch is Crackling Sizzling and Arcing


Why does my automatic transfer switch makes a Loud ‘pop’ and there was also a visible flash?



Will a Laundry Unit Work with the Outlet in Our Apartment?


We are going to purchase a laundry center. The circuit we will be using is 15amp, will this work in our apartment?



How Can I Light Up a Dark Hallway at Night for my Child?


I have a 6 year old who is terrified to walk down the dark hallway at night to get to the bathroom. I wanted to switch out the 3-way switch for a 3-way dimmer switch so I can leave the light on but dimmed so the whole hallway is illuminated.



Low Voltage Yard Lights Not Working


Why do my low voltage yard lights turn off 2 or 3 hours after turning on?



Installing an Outlet in the Ceiling of a Building


We have been installing 110v receptacles in above grid locations. My question is in regards to above ceiling electrical outlets in plenum non-plenum ceilings.



Converting a Fluorescent Light to an Electronic Ballast


I need advice about fluorescent ballasts replacements. I have 3×48″T12 lamps installed in a line: one 2 tube fixture,and a single tube fixture The lamp of the single fixture will not illuminate (even after changing the tube). Can a light fixture with a electronic ballast share the same circuit with a light fixture with a magnetic one?



How Can I Have a Light Switch that Has a Light In the Switch?


I have a ceiling light in my bathroom with two 3way switches. I want to add some sort of a light Or lighted switch that would be on when the bathroom light is on, how can I wire this?



Ceiling Fan Works but Not the Light


I wired my ceiling fan and light. The fan will come on but the light will not. How can I fix this?



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.



Install a Switched Outlet to Control a Lamp


I wired a switched outlet for a lamp and the fixture smoked, what did I do wrong? Identify the Electrical Circuit Before Wiring, Switched Outlet Wiring Diagram.



Ryan asks Why did the Light in my Ceiling Fan Quit Working


Troubleshooting a Ceiling Fan Light and Wall Switch Problem: The light and fan are turned on and off from switches on the wall.



Wiring Connections for a Tankless Water Heater


How do I make the wiring connections to my tankless water heater?



How to Wire a Water Heater Timer Control


How to Wire a Water Heater Time Control: Wiring diagram with the Connections for a Water Heater Timer, Explanation of the Water Heater Timer Wiring Diagram.



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