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Installing or Upgrading Electrical Wiring


I had my entire house rewired, the attic looks like an explosion of a wiring factory, is this safe for the wires to be everywhere? What to do about Problems with Your Electrical Project.



Is It Safe To Install Aluminum Wire?


I have heard people say bad things aluminum wire, is it safe to use? Safe Practices When Installing Aluminum Electrical Wiring.



Electrical Wiring for Outdoor Christmas Lights


How can I control my Christmas lights from a switch? How to Wire a Switched Outlet to Control Your Christmas Lights, The basics for installing a switch controlled outlet for Christmas holiday lights.



Electric Water Heater Wiring and Video


How are the wires connected to a new water heater? Common Wiring Methods for wiring an Electric Water Heater, Basic Water Heater Circuit Requirements, Connect the Water Heater Wiring.



How to Fix a Dusk to Dawn Lighting Problem


How to Fix a Dusk to Dawn Lighting Problem with a new lamp: The Most Common Problems with a CFL Dusk to Dawn Fluorescent Light and How to Fix Them.



Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?


How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light Fixture and a Bath Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.



Upgrading Old Electrical Wiring in a Home


How to Upgrade Electrical Wiring in an Older Home: The best way to upgrade the electrical wiring is to start with the safety essentials, such as ensuring that the right grounding system is installed at the main electrical panel. Upgrading electrical wiring should begin with the main electrical panel because this is the foundation of the whole electrical system.



How to Install a Sub Panel for an Attached Garage Video


Planning and Installing a Garage Sub Panel: I want to add a panel to my attached garage, what size circuit breaker do I need?



What to do about Home Electrical Power Surges and Spikes


How to Solve Electrical Power Quality Problems: It is probable that there is a problem with the main incoming power from the electrical provider.



How to Improve Your Power Quality


The Importance of Power Conditioning and Surge Protection: Power Conditioning may help prevent Electrical Failures from Abnormal Conditions, Power Conditioning to Protect Your Electronic Devices and Cell Phone



How to Repair Outlets That Do Not Work


The Cause and Solution for Non Working Electric Wall Outlets: This is one of the most typical problems which occur with 110 volt electrical outlets in the home.



Why Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping Off


Why does my circuit breaker keep tripping? The Most Common Causes of a Tripped Circuit Breaker.



How to Wire More than One Light Switch


Wiring Light Switches Electrical Question: The house is pre 1965 and I have a hot that comes in to a 4 gang box and feeds a light in a dining room. So a black and white in and black and white out to the light. Wiring for Light Switches Owen asks: The house is pre […]



How to Avoid Damaging Electrical Cables Inside Walls


Can wire locators accurately show where electrical wires are inside a wall? Methods of Home Electrical Circuit Wiring, Electric Wiring Inside Walls, How To Locate Electric Wires, Home Wiring Techniques.



How Do I Connect The Wiring For a New Oven?


How to Wire a New Oven When Replacing an Existing Oven: What to do when you have black wire, red wire, white wire, and a ground wire.



How to Make the Right Ceiling Fan Wiring Connections


I replaced my ceiling fan and the switch and now it does not work, how do I check the wire connections? Ceiling Fan Box Wiring, Wiring the Switch Box, Wiring a Ceiling Fan that is Replacing a Light Fixture.



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