Articles about Electrical
Electrical Question about a Portable Infrared Sauna
I’ve been building a portable infrared sauna. I know nothing about electrical work, but did my best to follow the instructions. When I plugged it in, there was a huge spark and popping – obviously, something is wrong.
Electrical Question about A Kettle Plug That Gets Very Hot
I have an electric kettle that seems to work well but the plug gets very hot as the water heats up.
Electrical Question about Electrical Code for Main Service Wires
Can I pull a load circuit (2wires) through the same conduit as the incoming main service wires?
Can I use Aluminum Wire for the RV Electrical Service?
I have a RV that requires a 30amp service. The RV is approximately 125ft from the Electrical Circuit Breaker Panel.
Help with Dimmer Switch Wiring
I have a outlet coming into the second sconce as Black (hot) and White coming into the second sconce and I have trouble understanding where to tie what. I spoke to a Home Depot electrician and they said tie white to white, Red to the Black on the sconce and the Black (hot) to the outlet along with the black from the first sconce; Can you provide guidance. Thanks
Can I get a 120 Volt Outlet From my 230 Volt Well Pump?
Can I get a 120 Volt outlet from my 230 volt well pump and still have the pump operate properly?
Electrical Question about Single Pole Switch Wiring
I am trying to wire a single pole switch to control an outlet. The power source for the single pole switch is a 3 pole switch. The 3 pole switch has both a red and white wire going into it as well as black.
Why Does my Circuit Breaker Trip when I use the Microwave Oven?
The electrical load of the toaster and the microwave over exceed the amperage of the existing shared circuit.
Electrical Question From Suzanne About Ceiling Fan Wiring
Electrical Question : We presently have a ceiling fan that is operated by two wall switches, one for fan, the other for light. We have purchased a replacement fan w/light that has a receiver for fan canopy and remote wall switch that has a buttons for fan,includes 2 speeds, light with dimmer.
Electrical Question from Jim about Lighting
Question: When I turn on my upstairs bedroom ceiling fan, the light inside of my dining room hutch goes on. The light switch on the hutch is a hidden switch in the door hinge…you just touch the door hinge to turn the lights off & on.
Electrical Question from Midyero about Wiring Sockets
How do I wire sockets in ring from the consumer unit?
Electrical Question from Gene about Wiring Switches
Question: How do I wire multiple switches from one power source?
Electrical Question from Sankar about Sizing Cable for a MCCB
How to select the cable & MCCB. I Need the cable chart.
Electrical Question from Ryan about The Vented Toilet Seat
The vented toilet seat is a fantastic product for every bathroom, I highly recommend it to everyone.
Electrical Question – What is a 2-wire Borilis?
Question: A 2-wire borilis. What is the meaning of that term, pertaining to electrical wiring?
Electrical Question from Eric about Electrical Wiring
Eric, Thanks for your question. – The main focus of this website is Residential Electrical Wiring.