Articles about Electrical
Electrical Question : I have a gfi plug that is connected to the circuit breaker box. This is the main “reset” for the house. The house keeps getting these spots where the electric will go out and the gfi will kick in.
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: Unfortunately, we are having to turn our air conditioners on already in the Midwest. I have two units, one for each level of my house. My unit downstairs will not turn on. I checked the fuse outside and swapped it with the upstairs unit and it still did not work.
Question: I have 2 wall plugs and 1 closet light that works intermittently. There is no apparent/obvious reason. They are closely connected and all work or do not work at same time.
Do you have a more detailed diagram for a 1987 Suzuki 1400 ignition and basic starting system available?
Question: I am about to finish building a 32′ x 48′ garage/shop and nearly ready to start the electrical wiring. I have been told that there are differences, according to the NEC, between wiring a garage or a shop.
Question: I purchased a neon sign and want to hard wire it to a light switch. See arrows on the attached picture.
The light switch use to wire my pool table lights.
I have a 12 vdc Shurflo, smart sensor 15 amp requirement, r.v. pump that i am trying to wire to work in my home. I am trying to wire to an electrical cord so i can plug it into my home.
On my air conditioning condenser unit outside, I have an issue with my blower fan motor not running when switched on.
Question: I have a electrical heated floor and had to shorten the wire in the floor. Wire that was 44 ohms and is now 36 ohms @ 120v
Question: Why do I get a spark when I plug in my treadmill?
Can I wire from breaker to receptacle to switch to light fixture ?
I have an old panel box in my laundry room that uses two t-30 round screw in fuses. One of the fuses keeps burning out when I use the dryer.
My dryer has a 4 prong plug, but the receptacle in my house has a 3 prong plug.
When I use my oven, one burner comes on automatically and stays on until oven is turned off. I bought a new stove because I thought it was just my 20 yr. old stove finally shot.
Question: What is the internal connection of a 220v breaker? Does it trip only if current over its rating is detected phase to phase? Also what is the internal connection of a 3 phase breaker?