Articles about Electrical
I cut into an electrical wire in the wall. How can I fix it? How to Splice or Repair an Electrical Wire or Cable, Avoid a potential fire hazard and future problems with damaged electrical wires or cables.
I bought a new ceiling fan and can not figure out the wiring. How do I wire it? Connecting the Wires for a Ceiling Fan Made Easy.
Why do most 220 volt appliances not use a white common neutral wire? How to Wire a 220 Volt Appliance.
Why does my neighbor’s ac unit make my lights flicker? How Power Quality and Power Conditioners help protect Home Electrical Devices.
My Air Conditioner trips the circuit breaker, does the breaker need to be replaced? Troubleshooting an Air Conditioner Problem.
Should I make sure my Circuits are Properly Grounded? How to Determine if a Circuit is Actually Grounded and how to proceed to bond your system for equipment protection
50 HZ And 60 HZ Frequency Guidelines: I would not advise plugging a 50 HZ microwave into a 60 HZ outlet because of the electronic circuitry, however as long as the coffee pot has a heating element only and no electronic components, then it should be fine.
How to Operate an Outdoor Light with the Garage Door: How can I turn on an outdoor light with my automatic garage door opener?
What kind of Tools do Electricians Use? My Hands-On Experience Using Hand Tools.
How are the wires connected for a new light fixture? How to Make the Wire Connections for Light Fixtures.
How is a domestic building is wired and what principle is there to follow in wiring a domestic building? Planning your circuits for the anticipated loads is crucial to prevent any overloaded conditions.
How to Wire Dimmer Switches and 3Way Switches: Electrical Tips about Wiring 3Way Dimmers and Switches.
How can I Install a Ceiling Fan without an Electrical Box? Install a Ceiling Fan without Turing it into a Major Construction Project.
How do I get listed as an Electrical Contractor on the Ask-the-Electrician website? Electrical Contractors can get a free listing on one of the state pages here at ask-the-electrician.com.
How do I Splice a 220 Volt Cable in an Electrical Junction Box? Splice Electrical Wires, What to do with the Ground Wire.
Fully explained wiring instructions complete with a picture series of an installation and wiring diagrams can be found in the GFCI area here…