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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Electrical Circuit Wiring for an RV


What gauge wire do I need to run for an outdoor sub panel? How to Install Electrical Wiring that Provides Power to an RV Unit.



Install Dusk to Dawn Fixture by the Front Door


There is a switch by the front door that controls the outside lights. Should that fixture control the other two lights?



Outdoor GFI Outlet Has a Red Blinking Light


I have an outdoor GFI outlet that has a Red LED Light that is Blinking, what is causing this?



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


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



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


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?



Installing 220Volt Wiring for a Solar Power Monitor


Is it code compliant to run two separate 12-2 Romex cables instead of one 12-3 for 220volt?



Someone is Spying On Me, How Can I Detect these Spy Devices?


I know I have a motion detector and a hidden camera on my living room ceiling. How can I detect devices that have been planted in my home that are watching me and spying on me?



Welder Plug Cables and Plug Adapters


Can a three prong plug be rewired to a four prong twist-lock plug for an AC 225 Arc Welder? Electrical Wiring and Plugs for Arc Welders, Installing the Specified Cord and Welder Plug,



Recessed Can Lights Last Only a Few Months


Our recessed can lights are lasting only a few months while the living room lights have lasted five years.



Why Your Microwave Oven Lost Power


How to Wire an Electrical Circuit for a Microwave Oven: Microwave ovens generally require a dedicated circuit..



How to Fix a Microwave Oven that is Tripping a GFCI Outlet


The microwave will work on a regular outlet, just not a GFCI. Does the outlet in a cupboard have to be GFCI?



Problem with Outlets in a Bathroom


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



Moving an Oven and the Electrical Wiring


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



Replace MR16 Bulbs with MR16 LED Bulbs in a Track Light


I am looking to buy MR16 LED bulbs to replace the existing halogen MR16 in some track lighting. However, I noticed the existing halogen (6) bulbs are 24 volt, not the typical 12 volt.



How to Wire a LED Conversion Bypass Light


I am installing a Ballast Bypass T8 LED Light, How should I change the light fixture wiring for a LED Bypass Conversion lamp?



Circuit Breakers Used for Electrical Wiring


What size Circuit Breakers are needed for Electrical Wiring Projects? How to Select Circuit Breakers for Electrical Wiring, The Most Common Types of Circuit Breakers for Home Electrical Circuits.



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