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Why Your Electric Energy Bill May Be High


How to Reduce Your Energy Bill: I have been having a high electric bill since I moved into my house.



What to do When a Fuse or Breaker Trips Off


How to Identify Electrical Wiring Problems: The Most Common Problems with an Electric Circuits and How to Fix Them.



How to Build an Environmental-Friendly House with Limited Funds


If you’re remodeling a home, do an energy review first to help you figure out what energy efficiency changes should and can be made to your home. In this way you’ll calculate how much energy your home needs.



GE Breaker Type Prevents Dryer From Working – Part 2


Dryer Circuit and Circuit Breakers: This problem was due to a typical error of installing the breaker into a position of the panel which prevented the breaker from producing 240 volts.



Using Copper and Aluminum Wire for Home Circuits


When splicing aluminum and copper wires do the wire connectors need to be a special type? Wiring Methods for Copper and Aluminum Wires, Safe uses of Aluminum Wire for Larger Home Electrical Circuits.



Can I Use A Remote Control Switch For Lighting?


How to Wire a Remote Control for Light Fixtures: Installing a Control Module, Wiring the Control Devices, Security and Monitoring Options.



Dimmer Switch Wiring and 3-Way Switches


How to Wire Dimmer Switches and 3Way Switches: Electrical Tips about Wiring 3Way Dimmers and Switches.



What To Do About a Warm Dimmer Switch


Why Dimmer Switches May Be Warm or Hot: How to Select the Right Dimmer Switch for Your Light Fixtures.



Replacing Wall Outlets


I replaced an outlet and now other outlets are not working right: Electrical Wiring Connections for Outlets, Wiring a Switched Outlet and Standard Wall Outlets.



Baseboard Electric Heater Circuit Wiring


Can I Put More Than One Set of Baseboard Heaters on the Same Circuit Breaker? How to Install a Baseboard Heater, Electrical Circuit Wiring.



How to Wire Dimmer Switches and Light Fixtures


How do I wire a dimmer switch for a new light fixture? How to Connect Wires for Dimmer Switches and Light Fixtures.



Microwave Oven Does Not Work Hood Fan Does


Should I unplug the Microwave Oven or Keep Using the Hood Exhaust Fan? This electrical wiring question involves a High Electric Bill and a Microwave Hood Exhaust Fan in the Kitchen of a Home.



Why Kitchen Outlets Stop Working


Why am I having problems with my kitchen sockets or breakers? How to Troubleshooting and Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit.



Why The Oven Makes The House Power Go Back On


How to Identify the Cause of Lost Power to the House: Indications of a Potentially Serious Electrical Problem – Problems such as this may include damage to the internal electrical panel and possibly the electrical wiring and components.



Installing Electrical Wiring For Post Lights


How to Install and Troubleshoot Wiring For Outdoor Post Lights: Checking the Wiring, Connections to the GFI, Post Light Wiring.



How to Replace a 3 Way Switch with a 3 Way Dimmer Switch


How to Wire 3Way Dimmer Switches: Common 3Way Dimmer Switch Wire Connections and Light Level Adjustments, Wiring Two 3Way Dimmer Switches.



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