Articles about Electrical
Wiring a Ceiling Fan with Four Wires
How to Wire a Ceiling Fan Switch and Outlet: To wire an outlet from the power which is supplied to a ceiling fan the incoming power source to the switch box must be identified and verified that there is a neutral available as well as the hot and the ground.
How to Install 3-Way RF and Smart Devices for Switching
How are Master and Slave switches wired to Control Light Fixtures? Wiring RF Smart Switches and 3-Way Switches, Installing Three Way Switches and Smart Switches for Light Fixtures.
I accidentally cut into a wire is there anything I can do?
I cut into an electrical wire in the wall. How can I fix it? How to Splice or Repair an Electrical Wire or Cable, Avoid a potential fire hazard and future problems with damaged electrical wires or cables.
How to Solve Window Air Conditioner Electrical Problems
Window Air Conditioners and Electrical Circuit Problems
Understanding the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring
How to Configure the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring: A ground wire is not intended to be a current carrying conductor. To use a ground wire for anything other than a ground would be very dangerous and is not recommended.
Why Outlets and Lights Lost Power
How Can I find out why my lights and outlets do not work? How to Troubleshoot Why Outlets and Lights Have Lost Power.
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.
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.
How to Test a Light Switch
How to Use Electrical Testers to Test a Light Switch – A switch can be tested using a ohm meter continuity tester or a voltage tester.
Why Are White Wires On My Light Switch
Why White Wires are Sometimes Used for Light Switches: Wiring Light Switches with White Wires
Circuit Breakers and Electrical Wiring Safety
My outlet tester says that that the Hot and Ground are reversed, how can I fix this? Electrical Circuit Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them, Troubleshooting Problems with Outlet Circuit Wiring.
How to Install Electrical Wiring in a Livestock Area
Electrical Wiring Installation Methods for a Livestock Area – The structure electrical wiring should be installed in protective conduit and weather proof boxes, enclosures and covers must be installed.
How to Activate a Garage Light from the Garage Door Opener
Here is a easy solution to activate a separate garage light that would be triggered by the garage door opener using a socket adapter that can be connected to any light fixture and operated by your garage door opener.
Installing an Underground Electrical Service and Pull Box
How to Install an Underground Electrical Service for a Home: Electrical Pull Box And a PVC 90 Degree Sweep to the Panel, Electrical Code about a Main Electrical Service Disconnect Switch.
Testing a Ceiling Mounted Electric Heater
Why did my electric heater stopped working? How To Test a Heater and Electrical Wiring, Possible Electrical Circuit Wiring Problem.
How I Install Circuit Breakers in Electrical Service Panels
How to Install Circuit Breakers: Organizing the Circuit Cables and Wiring, Making up the Grounds and Neutral Wires, Installing the circuit breakers.