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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Replaced a Light Fixture Now Nothing Works


I replaced the light fixtures now nothing works when I turned the breaker back on. How to Troubleshoot a Light Fixture Problem.



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.



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.



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?



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?



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.



Rich asks Why is There No Power to the Light Switch?


Why is there is No Power to the ceiling fan Light Switch? How to Identify the Wiring for a the Light Switch.



Oven Wiring with a 3-Wire Connection


How to Wire an Electric Range – The electrical circuit for this oven will need to be tested to be sure that the ground connection is actually present. The installation manual should be double checked to be certain that all of the wiring connection points are correct.



Apartment Keeps Tripping Electrical Circuit


Why an Apartment Unit may be Tripping a Circuit Breaker: Why is my apartment tripping the circuit breaker?



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