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Is Your 240 Volt Outlet Safe


Examining a 240 Volt Circuit and the Electrical Wiring Components for Safety – The wire gauge of the circuit should be verified. If it is found that the circuit wire AWG gauge is #12 then the circuit breaker amperage size could be increased to be a 20 amp 2 pole circuit breaker.



Home Automation Wireless Remote Controlled Outlet


How to Connect LED Lighting to a Remote Controlled Outlet – If the calculated load was too high then a control circuit could be used and the actual circuit load could then be switched by a relay that would be activated by the control circuit.



Replacing Electrical Fuses


How To Select The Right Fuse for Safety – Make sure the Replacement Fuse is the Right Type and Size



Signs of a Failing Circuit Breaker


Indications that a Circuit Breaker May Need to be Replaced



Replacing 3 Way Light Switches


Help for Wiring Your New or Replacement 3-Way Light Switches



Wiring Diagrams and Schematics for 3 Way Switches


How to Wire 3 Way Switches – Power to the First Switch



Electric Welder Circuit Sizes


How to Plan the Electrical Circuit Wiring for Your Welder



Adding a Sub-Panel to an Existing Service


How to Install a Sub-Panel and Electrical Wiring



Electrical Question from Todd about Home Wiring


When upgrading home electrical wiring you must compare your existing home with the current electrical code requirements



How to Extend the Wiring from a 3-Way Switch


The Key to Understanding Light Switch Wiring and Knowing What You Can and Cannot Do



Cause of Burnt Out Light Bulbs and Hot Cooking Oven


Why light bulbs may be burning out too soon an cooking appliances are too hot.



Symptoms of a Serious Electrical Problem


How to Handle an Electrical Problem that Has You Worried



Power Quality Can Affect Computer Performance


How to Solve Power Quality Issues that May Affect Your Computer and Electronic Devices



Circuit Requirements for Electrical Equipment


How to Determine if your Equipment Requires a Dedicated Electrical Circuit to Prevent Circuit Overload



Am I Qualified to Install my Electrical Wiring Project?


How Much Electrical Wiring can a Homeowner Install when they are a Do It Yourself Person who wants to Save Money



How To Fix 4-Way Switch Wiring


How to Avoid Confusion about the White Wire and 4 Way Switch Wiring with the power and the 3-wire cable of the 3 Way Switches



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