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Articles about Electrical Wiring

How to Fix a Dusk to Dawn Light Fixture


How to Repair a Dusk to Dawn or Motion Detector Light Fixture: The Security Light Fixture TEST Setting Functions, Replacing a Motion Detector Head on a Dusk to Dawn Fixture, How to Test a Photo Cell.



What To Do With The Ground Wire


Where do I attach the ground wire? Grounding Wall Outlets and Light Switches: What to do When there is Nothing to Attach the Ground Wire to, Grounding Wall Outlets and Light Switches, Ground Wires and Ungrounded Fixtures and Boxes, Bonding the Ground Wire.



What To Do About Your Non-Grounded Outlets


My house has three prong outlets but there is no ground wire, is this safe and what should I do? How to Fix Ungrounded Outlets, Grounding an Ungrounded Circuit, What To Do About Ungrounded Outlets.



Dedicated Circuit for Bathroom Outlets


Can the Bathroom GFCI Circuit be Used for Other Electric Outlets? Bathroom GFCI Outlets on a Dedicated Circuit.



How to Wire a Range Hood Exhaust Fan


Installing Wiring for a Range Hood Exhaust Fan: Wiring from an Existing Power Source or Outlet, I am wiring a hood exhaust fan over the kitchen range cook top.



Generator Automatic Transfer Switch is Crackling Sizzling and Arcing


Why does my automatic transfer switch makes a Loud ‘pop’ and there was also a visible flash?



Will a Laundry Unit Work with the Outlet in Our Apartment?


We are going to purchase a laundry center. The circuit we will be using is 15amp, will this work in our apartment?



How Can I Light Up a Dark Hallway at Night for my Child?


I have a 6 year old who is terrified to walk down the dark hallway at night to get to the bathroom. I wanted to switch out the 3-way switch for a 3-way dimmer switch so I can leave the light on but dimmed so the whole hallway is illuminated.



How to Wire a JVR Digital Time Switch


How can I wire a JVR Digital Time Switch? Wiring a Circuit for a JVR TL34 Digital Time Switch.



How to Fix an Electrical Wiring Problem


How to Fix an Electrical Wiring Problem: How can I install outlets on a wall of a new garage? I was going to put a GFCI outlet in the first outlet, but I am confused by the wiring.



Low Voltage Yard Lights Not Working


Why do my low voltage yard lights turn off 2 or 3 hours after turning on?



Electrical Problem with GFCI Outlet in Kitchen


How to Fix a Problem with a GFCI Outlet: What would cause a problem with outlets in the kitchen that would sporadically shut down and minutes later power would resume?



Installing an Outlet in the Ceiling of a Building


We have been installing 110v receptacles in above grid locations. My question is in regards to above ceiling electrical outlets in plenum non-plenum ceilings.



Adding a New Circuit to the Main Panel for a Garage Panel


I have the electrical main coming into an exterior panel, and being back-fed into a 125 AMP breaker. This then flows through the panel itself and into a sub-panel just inside the building.



Converting a Fluorescent Light to an Electronic Ballast


I need advice about fluorescent ballasts replacements. I have 3×48″T12 lamps installed in a line: one 2 tube fixture,and a single tube fixture The lamp of the single fixture will not illuminate (even after changing the tube). Can a light fixture with a electronic ballast share the same circuit with a light fixture with a magnetic one?



How Can I Have a Light Switch that Has a Light In the Switch?


I have a ceiling light in my bathroom with two 3way switches. I want to add some sort of a light Or lighted switch that would be on when the bathroom light is on, how can I wire this?



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