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Electrical Wiring Problem with a GFCI Outlet

By Dave Rongey

David in Pennsylvania asks: I went to plug my extension cord into the ground fault and it tripped and could not be reset. I stretched the cord into the living room and plugged it into a receptacle which I could smell wires burning.


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Moving an Oven and the Electrical Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Dan in Florida asks: I am moving my oven in to an Island. What is required for 240 and 120 lines under the floor to the island.


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Replacing a Ceiling Track Light

By Dave Rongey

Saelon in Oregon asks: I installed all new track light, and my no-touch power tester lights up almost anywhere on the ceiling within 12 inches of the track. Is this normal?


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Does a GFCI Outlet Need to be Grounded?

By Dave Rongey

Ed in New Jersey asks: Does a GFCI Outlet need to be grounded?


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What Is Dual Outlet For Under Cabinet Lighting

By Dave Rongey

Tracy in Massachusetts asks: What is dual outlet for under cabinet lighting. I need a fixture that is in the middle of a string of under cabinet lights.


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Problem with Outlets in a Bathroom

By Dave Rongey

Tommy in Alabama asks: All bathroom plugs do not work. Light’s working and only Two GFI plugs in or out of the house and they both work.


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Outdoor GFI Outlet Has a Red Blinking Light

By Dave Rongey

Migul in New Jersey asks: I have an outdoor GFI outlet that has a Red LED Light that is Blinking, what is causing this?


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Recessed Can Lights Last Only a Few Months

By Dave Rongey

Carl in Washington asks: Our recessed can lights are lasting only a few months while the living room lights have lasted five years.


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Should I Install a GFCI Circuit Breaker or a GFCI Outlet

By Dave Rongey

Lanny in Minnesota asks: Can a GFCI circuit breaker take the place of a GFCI Outlet? Would it be considered to meet NEC Code Requirements?


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Generator Automatic Transfer Switch is Crackling Sizzling and Arcing

By Dave Rongey

Jack in Virginia asks: Why does my automatic transfer switch makes a Loud ‘pop’ and there was also a visible flash?


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Installing an Outlet in the Ceiling of a Building

By Dave Rongey

Michael in California asks: 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.


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Ceiling Fan Works but Not the Light

By Dave Rongey

Henry in Tennessee asks: I recently installed a ceiling fan with a light. Both the fan and the light are dimmable. When I follow the instructions the fan will come on but the light will not.


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My Post Light has a Damaged Cable, Can I install Low Voltage Lighting

By Dave Rongey

Lisa in Ohio asks: I have a post light with a damaged UF cable. Can I install low voltage lighting to the undamaged end of the UF wire the post light?


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Should I use a Remote Switch or a Standard Dimmer Switch?

By Dave Rongey

Eric in Florida asks: What is the purpose of using a Lightolier ZPR-3 remote switch? Can it be replaced with a standard residential light switch?


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

By Dave Rongey

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


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Install Dusk to Dawn Fixture by the Front Door

By Dave Rongey

Frank in Oklahoma asks: There is a switch by the front door that controls the outside lights. Should that fixture control the other two lights?


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