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Real Estate Agents and Home Electrical Inspections


Why is the Electrical Code so important when Selling a Home and having a Home Inspection? Home Inspections and Electrical Code Violations, Deciding what to do if a home inspection discovers electrical problems.



How to Make Sure Your Electric Bill is Correct


How to Get Relief From High Electric Bills and Incorrect Utility Charges: If you think your electric bill is incorrect or too high then here are some things you can do.



220 Volt Appliance Wiring Requirements


Why do most 220 volt appliances not use a white common neutral wire? How to Wire a 220 Volt Appliance.



How to Update Basement Electrical Wiring


Brent in Michigan asks; I am Updating a Basement Electric Panel and Circuit Wiring: How to update the wiring in a home where the main panel is in the basement with a couple of fuse boxes and replacing this with a circuit breaker box.



Generators and Power Quality


How to Select the Right Generator for Your Home Electrical Requirements



Troubleshooting a Bathroom Outlet Problem


Mike in Vancouver, Washington asks: I had an outlet go bad in a bathroom and there were popping and crackling sounds, what would cause this? How to Correct an Outlet Voltage Problem, Troubleshooting Outlet Wiring Connections, Neutral Wires and GFCI Outlet Circuits.



I Lost Power to My House How Do I Fix It?


Why did I Lose Power to Part of my House? How to Turn the Power Back on to Your House.



Replacing Outlets Without Ground Wires


How to Replace an Electrical Outlet When There is No Ground Wire: If the electrical box is metal then the ground wire should also be attached to the metal box using an approved grounding screw.



Electrical Wiring for Generator Connections


Why you should never connect a generator in such a way as to back-feed your electrical system. This is extremely dangerous not only to your home but also the electrical utility crews who may be working on downed electrical wires.



Replace a Light Switch with a Programmable Switch


We are trying to replace our front porch light switch with a Honeywell programmable wall switch, model RPLS540A. We have a ground wire attached to the current light switch with a screw.



Christmas Holiday Lights and Voltage Considerations


How to Check The Voltage Specifications of Your Christmas Lights and LED Lights and Avoid Problems



How to Install a Microwave Outlet Circuit for the Kitchen


I am tripping circuits off in my kitchen, do I need another circuit? Installing Dedicated Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Microwave Oven, Appliances they work for about 1-2 minutes and then stop.



Electrical Wiring Safety and Home Inspections


How to Troubleshoot Home Electrical Wiring Problems: Testing Electric Circuit Wiring, Home Electrical Wiring Inspection, Upgrading Older Home Electrical Wiring.



How to Wire a Remote Control Ceiling Fan


How to Wire a Remote Control and Wall Switches for a Ceiling Fan: A remote control and wall switches may be wired and used to control a ceiling fan so it will allow you to use the remote control for the light only but you will need to control the fan motor.



Flat Screen TV Outlet Location


How to Wire a Flat Screen TV Outlet – A recessed box is used so that the flat screen TV may be mounted over or near the electrical box so that the wiring it is hidden and not visible.



Converting a Fluorescent Light to Energy Efficient


How to Convert a Fluorescent Light Fixture from Magnetic Ballast and T12 Lamps to Electronic Ballast and T8 Lamps: Electronic Ballast, Replacement Lamps, Lamp Sockets, Fluorescent Light Color Options, Procedure to Convert the Light Fixture Ballast and Lamps.



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