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Why a Dryer Does Not Dry Clothes


Our dryer quit blowing hot air. Any idea what could cause two dryers to do this?



Wiring Connections for a Tankless Water Heater


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



Wiring a Light Fixture to a GFCI Outlet


I added a spot light to an outside receptacle, checked for voltage before closing up box, now the light does not work, could it be the GFCI receptacle?



Is Your Bathroom GFCI Outlet a Problem


Signs that a Bathroom GFCI Outlet May Need to be Replaced:I flipped the breaker switch and repeated. Is there anything I can do?



I Need to Run Wire from my Panel to a New Range


What gauge wire should I use and what type of breaker do I need to install for a range? How to Run the Circuit Wiring for a Range.



The Right Wire and Breaker for an Electric Water Heater


What is the right circuit breaker and cable for an electric water heater? This electrical wiring project is about the Electrical Wiring for a Water Heater in a Home.



How to Replace an Outlet with a GFCI


I’m trying to replace a kitchen outlet for a GFCI one. How do i hook up the new GFCI outlet?



Do I Have to Run New Wire for my Dryer?


I am buying a new GE dryer for a 30 yr old home that has the typical 10-3 wiring. The manufacturer says it needs to be a 4-wire outlet.



How to Troubleshoot a Dryer Circuit and Outlet Problem


How to Fix Your Electric Dryer Problems: Here are The Most Common Problems with Electric Clothes Dryers and How to Fix Them.



How to Convert Existing Electric Circuit Wiring


Can I convert the circuit wiring in my shop to be used for different equipment? Converting Existing Circuit Wiring in a Workshop or Garage.



How to Convert a Circuit to be Used for a Sub-Panel


Can I use a 220 volt cable to power a sub-panel? How to Convert a 220 Volt Circuit Cable for a Sub-Panel.



What Size Main Disconnect Breaker in a Sub Panel


Can I use a 100amp main breaker in a 50amp sub panel? Options for a Main Disconnect Breaker in a Sub Panel.



Is it Safe to Replace Circuit Breakers in a Breaker Box?


I have a 200 amp breaker box, I want to replace two circuit breakers, is this OK? The total load on the breaker box is not the total of all of the breaker ratings added up.



Installing a Manual Transfer Switch


How to Select the Right Generator Transfer Switch: How to Save Money on a Generator Transfer Switch – These two items actually work hand in hand, and the end result will actually be how large the generator will be and there are a few more options that may be much easier to install and much less costly that a large transfer switch.



Adding Circuits to an Electrical Panel


How do I add new circuits to my electrical breaker panel for new equipment that I will be installing? Evaluating the Electrical Load Capacity of a Panel, Identify Circuit Requirements.



Wiring Methods for Adding Kitchen Circuits


How should I wire kitchen electric circuits? How to Install Electrical Circuits in a Kitchen for Dish Washer and Garbage Disposal Outlet, Microwave Oven and more.



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