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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.



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 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.



Electrical Question about the PE or Protective Earth Connection


Electrical Question about 3-Phase 220 Volt Wiring: The circuit is 220 volt, 3 phase, 60 cycles. The terminal landings are marked L1, L2, L3 and PE.



How to connect breaker switches from the main electrical supply?


Expanded information about the application is necessary in order to provide an answer.



The Difference Between a Wall Outlet and a Floor Outlet


Floor Outlet Characteristics and Components: I would like to install a 15 amp floor outlet, are their specific codes that involve floor outlets?



How to Install an Outdoor Ceiling Fan


Electrical Wiring Method for a Outdoor Ceiling Fan: I am installing an outdoor ceiling fan that is UL rated for wet location on an open patio cover.



Splicing A Short Cable In A Panel


I am replacing the sub-panel in my garage which was an old Stab-Lok type, the neutral wire is too short to reach the neutral terminal strip in the new panel by about a foot…



Installing a Power Conditioner for Audio Video Equipment


How to Protect Your Electronic Equipment Against Power Surges: The importance of protecting your valuable electronic devices with power conditioning equipment, Good quality power conditioners, voltage surges and spikes.



GFCI Circuit Protection for Shed Wiring


How to Install GFCI Circuit Wiring for a Shed: Protect the individual circuits that will be readily accessible with a GFCI device, outlet or circuit breaker.



Providing Power for a Mobile Home


How to Supply Electrical Power to a Mobile Home with a Required Circuit and Available Power



How To Make an Electrical Splice


How to Splice Wires of an Electric Circuit: Preparations for Making an Electrical Wire Splice, Junction Boxes and Wire Splices.



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