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How To Safely Remove A Broken Light Bulb


Here is the Process for Safely Removing a Broken Light Bulb



Electrical Power Circuit For An RV


How do I go about connecting wire to the service panel and also to the RV? Electrical Circuit Power Requirements for an RV Circuit. RV units have either a 30 amp or 50 amp electrical hookup connection.



Installing a Whole House Fan


I am installing a whole house fan that runs on 120v 250 watts max. The fan comes with 2 grounded plugs, 1 to fan, one to damper system to simply plug into an existing outlet in the attic…



Is Your Contractor Doing It Right?


How a Homeowner Can Know if their Contractor is Great or a Fake – Both the homeowner and the electrical contractor should never assume anything, but rather ask questions and make sure every detail is agreed on and understood.



When To Call an Electrical Contractor


Do Not Take Chances With Questionable Wiring: I have a electrical panel and off of the panel is a “relay box”.



How to Become an Electrician or Electrical Contractor


Electrical Apprenticeship and Electrical Contractor Training: How do I be come Electrician as well as an Electrical Contractor?



Boy Gets a Big Surprise From a Tesla Roadster


I recently took a test drive in a Tesla Roadster and had the most Amazing Experience: The acceleration is so fast because there is no torque loss, so your power is right there, right now. This car goes from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds, I experienced this first hand and talk about FUN!



Energy Savings Calculation for Lighting


How to Calculate Energy Savings for Lighting: Is there any difference in the energy savings if I replace light bulbs in a regular 120 volt fixture or in a 12 Vac low voltage fixture?



Kilowatts and Kilowatt hours KWH


How to convert watts to kilowatt/hours



Electrical Question from Skip about Home Automation and Lighting


Question: I am trying to control my walkway lights with motion sensor.



How to Eliminate Static Noise


How can I stop static noise on my electric wall outlets? Surge Protection and Power Conditioning for the Home.



Installing an Electrical Circuit for a Whirlpool Tub


How to Install an Electrical Circuit for a Whirlpool Tub: Where a 240 volt circuit is required with a neutral a 3-wire cable with a ground must be installed, 4 wires in all.



Installing a Separate Pump Circuit Breaker Panel


Wiring Circuits and Circuit Breakers – A look at common 120 volt and 240 volt house wiring circuits and the circuit breakers that are installed identifying the types and amperage sizes used in most homes and electrical panels.



Method to Convert 220 volt to 120 volt


Voltage Converters or Transformers for Specific 120 Volt Applications: A 120 volt circuit cannot be tapped off of a 220 volt circuit simply because there is no insulated neutral wire conductor that is used in this type of 220 volt circuit.



Causes and Solutions of a Non-Working Light Fixture


How to Troubleshoot a Light Fixture that is Not Working – One of the bulbs burned out and I decided to try using an old CFL compact fluorescent light bulb that somebody gave me in its place.



Extending Electrical Circuit Wiring When Adding Lights and Outlets


How to Add Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Barn: Wiring Lights and Outlets in a Barn, I want to install electrical wiring for two more rooms in our barn.



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