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Electrical Question From Jeffrey About Solar Lighting


I wanted to do a DIY solar outdoor light project and I was wondering about a specific issue.



Why Does My GFI Circuit Not Have Power?


My GFI Circuit Does Not Have Power: GFI Circuit Problem.



Litahni in Kailua Hawaii asks Why is my Electric Energy Bill So High


How to Reduce Your Energy Bill: I have been having a high electric bill since I moved into my house.



How Can I Control Outlets with Three-way Switches?


A Three-way Switch Diagram that is used for light fixtures can be easily used for outlets, just do the following….



Minimum Height for Electric Service Meter


What is the minimum height for mounting an electric service? Mounting the Electric Service Meter.



Real Estate Agents and Home Electrical Inspections


Why is the Electrical Code so important when Selling a Home and having a Home Inspection? Home Inspections and Electrical Code Violations, Deciding what to do if a home inspection discovers electrical problems.



Testing a Ceiling Mounted Electric Heater


Why did my electric heater stopped working? How To Test a Heater and Electrical Wiring, Possible Electrical Circuit Wiring Problem.



Why Your Ceiling Fan Light May Not Work


I cannot get my ceiling fan light kit to work, what did I do wrong? Why Your Ceiling Fan Lights May Not Work and How to Fix Them.



Installing a Switch Shorts a Wire and Trips Off The House


When installing a switch for a garbage disposal the power was on and the white wire grounded and tripped the breaker for the entire house: How to Repair Wiring Problems with Switches, Common Problems When Wiring Switches and How to Fix Them.



How to Locate a Voltage Problem


Why is the electrical circuit voltage not reading normal with a voltage tester? How to Locate a Voltage Problem, Electrical Tests for Locating the Cause of Incorrect Voltage.



Add a Touch Sensor to a Light Fixture


How to Install a Touch Sensor Switch or a Remote Control Switch for a Light Fixture: Can I wire a touch sensor switch or a remote control for a light fixture?



Electrical Wiring for a Ceiling Fan


How to Remove and Install a Ceiling Fan and Switch: Wiring a Ceiling Fan and Wall Switch.



Qualifying for an Electrical Contractors License


Getting an Electrical Contractors License: Understanding the Qualifications for an Electrical Contractors License.



Wiring a Used Electric Range Cord


How to Wire a Kitchen Range Power Cord: How do I wire a three wire range cord when I there is a four wire receptacle on the wall?



How To Troubleshoot Wall Receptacle Problems


How to Test Electrical Wiring for Outlets: I have a 120volt receptacle that does not work even though the voltage tester shows there is voltage at the receptacle.



How To Move Light Fixture to a New Location


How to Extend Light Fixture Wiring to a New Location: The Procedure For Extending or Moving Light Fixture Wiring.



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