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Lightning Strikes and Electrical System Protection


I have had lightning strikes that have blown out sections of the PVC conduit, What can I can do to prevent lightning damage.



Wiring a 240Volt Air Compressor


I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?



How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage for a Stove


My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.



How to Wire a Smart Thermostat


My current wiring only has 4 wires but I understand I can use the fan wire and make it a common wire. How to Wire a Smart Thermostat, Change the Wiring for a Smart Thermostat.



Installing Electric Wiring In a New Attached Sun Room


I am installing electric wiring in a new attached Sun Room. Do the outlets, ceiling fan and lighting need to be GFCI?



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?



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?



Which Fuse for an HVAC Unit FLNR60 or FRN-R60


What is the difference between a FLNR 60 Fuse and a FRN-R 60 Fuse?



How To Wire Kitchen Pendant Light Fixtures


Install and Wiring Pendant Light Fixtures: The Process for Wiring Pendant Light Fixtures, I’d like to hang some pendant lights over a kitchen island.



Wiring Connections for a Heated Exhaust Fan


How to Check an Exhaust Fan Heater that Stopped Working: The circuit wiring for many heater exhaust fan units have temperature sensors installed and may be part of the blower circuit wiring which ensures that air movement is occurring to prevent a high temperature occurrence.



Telephone Wiring Problems and Solutions


How to Wire a Telephone: Checking Home Telephone Wiring Connections, Why a Telephone has No Dial Tone.



Installing Electrical Boxes In Plaster Walls


How to Install Electrical Boxes For a Smooth Finish: The result will be a smooth finished look of the wall and the electrical devices.



Home Electrical Wiring for Basement Outlets and Switches


How to Install Electrical Wiring for Basement Lights and Receptacles: Wiring Basement Switches and Receptacles, Planning Your Electrical Project.



Wiring Outlets for a Basement


How to Install Basement Outlet Electrical Wiring: Common Methods for Wiring Basement Outlets, Basement Electrical Wiring with Code Requirements for most new or remodel projects.



Wiring a Bathroom Exhaust Fan Light Combo


How to Install Wiring for a Bathroom Exhaust Fan – Bathroom Exhaust Fan Heater Electrical Wiring – The white neutral wires would be tied together at the wall switch box. Understand that this is a typical wiring scenario, however the actual wiring connections may be different for your specific unit.



Replacing Receptacle Outlets


Replacing receptacle outlets and inspecting the wiring – How to Test Outlet Wiring – Make sure you are testing the wiring correctly. When testing outlets it is best to use a circuit analyzer that will indicate the condition of the wiring with a three light display.



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