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Connecting A Generator To A Home Video


How should I install the wiring to connect a generator to my home? Planning and Installing a Generator with a Transfer Switch: How to Connect a Generator to a Home.



How To Ground a Television or Communications Antenna


How to Install an Earth Grounding and Bond for Communication Antenna: Guide for Grounding an Antenna System



Could there be a Problem with our Main Circuit Breaker?


Why does our house have partial power, is there a problem with our panel? Electrical storms, or changing an outlet that shorts out and causes sparks can cause a number of problems with the home electrical system.



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 Electricians Can Get Jobs and Get Back to Work


How you can get your electrical business back into operation and start getting new clients.



How To Avoid a Bad Electrical Contractor


Guidelines for Hiring the Right Electrical Contractor – When hiring an electrician to install electrical wiring the contractor should be licensed and the work should be done with a permit and inspected. When this process is followed you will eliminate 99% of any possible problem.



What Is The Easiest Way To Install An Electrical Panel?


Installing an Electrical Panel: Can I feed a second sub-panel from the one I currently have in my home?



Why Your Apartment Electric Bill May Be High


Why the Electric Bill of an Apartment Condo or Flat May be High: How to Track Your Energy Usage, My apartment was using a lot of energy every day and I felt I was being charged for my neighbors electricity.



Turn On Outdoor Lights with a Garage Door Opener


How to Operate an Outdoor Light with the Garage Door: How can I turn on an outdoor light with my automatic garage door opener?



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?



I Changed My Home Wiring Have I Violated Any Electrical Codes?


I upgraded some appliance circuits, have I violated any codes? What to do If You Forgot to Get a Permit or Inspection for Your Electrical Project.



Lightning Strikes and Electrical System Protection


I have had lightning strikes that have blown out sections of the PVC conduit, What can I can do to prevent lightning damage.



Outlet Wiring for Garage Freezers and Refrigerators


GFI Outlet Problems with Garage Freezers and Refrigerator and How to Fix Them: How to Wire a Garage Freezer or Refrigerator Outlet



How to Stop Fluorescent Lights from Flickering


Solving the Problem of Flickering Light Fixtures: How to Stop Those Annoying Flickering Fluorescent Lights, The Main Causes of Flickering Fluorescent Lights and How to Fix Them



Locate and Repair an Electrical Circuit Problem


Locating a Problem Electrical Circuit and Methods for Electrical Circuit Repair – The electrical circuit will need to be removed from the circuit breaker and a special circuit locating transmitter can be installed onto the wire to help locate the area that has been penetrated.



Causes of Electrical Noise and Green Light


Possible Problem Involving Electrical Utility Company High Voltage Wires – What you are probably experiencing is the result of something coming into contact with one of the high voltage lines for an instant.



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