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Removing a Light Fixture and Install a Ceiling Fan


How can I replace my old ceiling light fixture with a new ceiling fan and light fixture?



How to Identify the Cause of Lost Power


Why have I lost power to my lights and outlets? How to Identify the Cause of Lost Electrical Power, Common Problems that Cause a Tripped Circuit Breaker or Lost Power.



Adding Electric Wiring to a Garage


Electrical Question: I need a 50amp, 30amp, and 20amp circuit in my garage. Do I need more than one conduit for the electrical wires?



Replacing a Ceiling Track Light


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?



Our Water Heater is Not Working


Why is my water heater not working? We recently replaced our entire water line up to our home, However, since doing so we don’t have hot water.



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..



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.



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