Articles about Electrical
What size should the Main Electric Service Panel be for all the Electrical Circuits? How to Determine What Size an Electrical Panel Should Be, Factors that must be considered when sizing an electrical panel.
I’m trying to learn about home generator systems for an off the grid cabin, How many watts do I need from a generator? How to Size a Generator for an Off Grid Power System.
Identifying and Correcting Home Electrical Power Quality Problems: If the voltage drops below 110 volts then this may be an indication that the electrical utility company has some upgrading to perform to their system.
How can I install an outlet for my new TV? How to add Wiring for a New Outlet, Adding an Outlet for a Wall Mounted TV.
How to Know What Wire Size and Type to use for Home Electrical Wiring – Continuing the circuit with the same wire size and type is essential to maintain the integrity of the circuit.
How to Install a Pilot Light Switch to be used for Several Applications
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.
Why are my electrical devices burning up instead of tripping the circuit breaker? Possible Causes of Power Surges and Spikes, How to Avoid Damage to Electrical Devices Caused by Voltage Surges or Spikes.
Does my house have a problem with EMF? Power Quality and Surge Protection devices and How They Protect Your Home Electrical and Electronic Equipment.
Installed garbage disposal after other quit. On that wall we have a 2 switch plate. Works over sink light and disposal. Although we have power in at the wire the light and disposal does not work the disposal.
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.
What would causes my lights to dim? How to Identify the Cause of Dim Lights, Electrical Questions and Answers about Dim Light Problems.
How to Replace an Electric Kiln Cord: We replaced the 2-prong twisted cloth cord on our old kiln with a new 3-prong plug and 20amp rubber electric cord, but we were told later that we should have used a twisted 20amp cloth cord.
Why did my clothes dryer stop working? How to Check a Electric Clothes Dryer Circuit, Why a Clothes Dryer Stopped Working and What to Check.
How can I find out what is tripping a circuit breaker? How to Identify an Electrical Problem and Circuit Failure.
How to Plan and Install Electrical Wiring for Garage Outlets and Lighting Circuits: Electrical Codes about GFCI protection for 15A and 20A, 125V receptacles in garages.