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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Humidity and Electrical Switches and Wire Splices


How do I solve a humidity problem that effects some of the electrical devices? Whenever summer arrives, I encounter problems with both the kitchen light and my dishwasher.



My Fluorescent Light is Not Working Does it Need a New Ballast


I have a built-in light fixture above my stove that is at least 20 years old. I just tried to replace the starter and the bulb and the bulb flashed once and then was dead.



Control Two Outdoor Light Fixtures with a Motion Detector


How can I have a motion sensor light also control another light fixture? How to Control Two Light Fixtures with a Motion Detector, Guide to Controlling Two Outside Light Fixtures, Electrical Wiring Modification for Controlling Outdoor Lighting.



Why Lights Dim When the Central AC Unit Starts


Why do my lights dim when my central AC Unit comes on? Evaluating an Older Home Electrical System.



Electrical Wiring for a Garage Workshop


Installing an Electric Panel for a Detached Garage: Electric Codes for a Detached Garage Panel, Can I use a Main Lug Only Electric Panel Load Center for a detached garage?



How to Hook up a Tanning Bed Outlet


How to Wire a Tanning Bed Outlet



Installing a Panel for a Hot Tub


Installing a Panel for a Hot Tub: I want to add a panel for a hot tub, some outlets and lights. Should I run a 100A service panel so I can supply power for all these circuits?



Adding a LED Light Fixture with a Dimmer Switch


Will my existing lights work with a new LED light fixture? Adding a Non Dimmable LED Light Fixture.



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?



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.



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?



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..



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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