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Upgrading 100 Amp Electric Service Panel to 150 Amp


Upgrading a Bulldog Pushmatic Electrical Service Panel: The exact Size and Type of conductors may be identified to see if they are rated for a higher amperage, however when upgrading to a higher amperage panel it is typical to install new service conductors.



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.



How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage for a Stove


My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.



Grounding a Panel in a Detached Building


What are the Electrical Codes for the Grounding System of a Sub Panel in a Detached Building?



Making Pigtails for Ground Wire Connections


How to Splice Ground Wires for Making Connections: Splicing Electrical Wires – This page shows a series of photos that demonstrate how to use a crimp sleeve for making pigtails to be used for grounding.



How Many Receptacle Outlets Are Allowed Per Circuit


How many receptacles can you wire onto a 20amp circuit breaker? How to Know the Number of Outlets to Wire on a Circuit.



Kitchen Outlets That Stop Working


Why am I having problems with my kitchen sockets or breakers? How to Troubleshooting and Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit.



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?



How to Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet


Why is my GFCI Outlet Tripping Off? Causes of GFCI Outlet Tripping.



Electrical Box for a Ceiling Fan in a Patio Covering


Is a fan-rated box required when installing an outdoor fan to an aluminum patio cover roof? The fan attaches to a fan beam that engineering states supports up to 50lbs and the wires are safe in the bell housing.



How to Avoid Electric Shock from a Pressure Washer


Safety Guide for using Electric Pressure Washers: Safety Measures When Using an Electric Pressure Washer or a Electric Power Washer.



Diagrams for Wiring Switched Outlets


How To Make the Wire Connections for Switched Outlets – Switched outlets are popular in the home and involve a wall switch and half of a outlet receptacle. This switched outlet wiring diagram shows two scenarios of wiring for a typical half hot outlet that can be used to control a table or floor lamp.



How To Wire Half Hot Receptacles


Vince in New York asks: I have a receptacle where 3 pairs of 14-2 lines enter the outlet box, how should this be wired?



Replacing Outlets and Light Switches


I replaced light switches and outlets in my home and now some things do not have power and do not work: How to Connect Electrical Wiring Problems When Replacing Outlets and Switches, Working with Existing Wiring of Outlets and Switches



Replace a Light Switch with a Programmable Switch


We are trying to replace our front porch light switch with a Honeywell programmable wall switch, model RPLS540A. We have a ground wire attached to the current light switch with a screw.



How To Wire Switches for a Chandelier Light Fixture


Wiring Connections When Hanging a Chandelier Light Fixture: With most home lighting fixtures the wiring colors are black, white and a bare or green ground wire for the light fixture and the wiring from the electrical junction box, however there may be a few wire color combinations to be aware of.



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