Articles about Electrical
Question: I just installed a ceiling fan and it appears to be working OK. There were three wires in the ceiling box, white, black and red.
Question: Have only two wires out of ceiling . Ceiling fan and light have two black,one white,one green. What to do with hooking up.
Question: Why do I have 3 copper ground wires in my ceiling light fixture? I’m putting in a ceiling fan. Do I connect all 3 wires with the green fan ground wire?
Question: Send the diagrams of motion sensors installed in windows that is my improvements on security measure.
I have a electrical heated floor and had to shorten the wire in the floor.
Question: What does cable management mean and what are the factors to be considered during cable management?
Question: What are the current laws,federal and state for CT. For 2010 for a breaker box
During National Electrical Safety Month in May, Dave at Ask The Electrician is encouraging homeowners to eliminate electrical safety hazards in and around their home. Electrical hazards can result in property damage, potential injuries and even deadly electrocutions.
Question: Hi, I have outlets in my bedroom where the top socket is controlled by a light switch. I would like to make all the sockets constant and add a ceiling fan and control that with the switch.
Question: I guess I’ll describe what I did and then ask the question. I wired my pool pump motor. From the house I have 110/115V going into an outdoor outlet box that contains a GFI outlet. These wires went into the line terminals.
Question: My wife and i just found out that when our house was built in 1972 the electrician or contractor that built this house, instead of using a third wire on 3-way switches they used the bear ground wire for their 3rd wire
Question: I live in a modular home. Recently, the lights went off in one room. The circuit breaker had flipped off. When I checked the circuit breaker I noticed it was warm to the touch.
Question: I had a wire nut with 3 wht 18 ga wires “pop” (melted and broke all at once). The other 2 wire nuts were fine.
Question: Can I use 6awg THHN wire to run a welder with 220 volts rated at 70 amps max? With a run of 50 feet in 3/4 conduit.
Question: I currently have a 100 amp service and am considering adding a hot tub. My panel is full with 12 15A, 7 20A, and 1 60A (double pole) breakers. I have 2 refrigerators, a max of 3 window AC units in the summer, a whirlpool tub, and the usual assortment of kitchen appliances and electronics and a treadmill.
Question : Currently, over my workbench I have a pull chain incandescent light (14-2 wire). I would like to add 2 new single tube fluorescent fixtures on either side of the incandescent light.