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How to Solve Light Fixture and Switch Wiring Problems


How do I fix a problem with a light that I am trying to install? Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures and Switches.



Replacing a 3Way Switch with a Time Switch


Converting a 3Way Switch to a Time Switch: Converting the wiring from two 3way switches to become a single timer control is accomplished by converting the wiring so that the power source of the hot and neutral are at the location where the timer will be installed.



Home Electrical Power Problems and the Utility Company


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 to Improve Your Power Quality


The Importance of Power Conditioning and Surge Protection: Power Conditioning may help prevent Electrical Failures from Abnormal Conditions, Power Conditioning to Protect Your Electronic Devices and Cell Phone



Repairs for Outlets That Do Not Work


The Cause and Solution for Non Working Electric Wall Outlets: This is one of the most typical problems which occur with 110 volt electrical outlets in the home.



How to Size a Generator For Your Home


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.



Electrical Code and Protecting NM Cable


Installing and Protecting NM Electrical Cable – The NM Cable must be positioned and fastened so that the cable will be protected from damage especially when the wall coverings are installed.



Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagrams and Connections


How to Connect the Wiring when Replacing a Ceiling Fan – If the ceiling junction box only has a black and a white wire then it will attach to the black and blue of the ceiling fan and the pull chains will be the switch controls.



Local Codes May Determine Electrical Service Panel Locations


Why is the main electric service panel located outside some homes? Your Main Electrical Panel Location may Depend on Local Codes.



How Do I Connect The Wiring For a New Oven?


How to Wire a New Oven When Replacing an Existing Oven: What to do when you have black wire, red wire, white wire, and a ground wire.



Electrical Code for Replacing a Service Panel


Is it within code to replace a 30 circuit service panel with a 42 circuit service? Electrical Codes and for a Service Panel.



What is the Electric Code for Installing a 220volt Receptacle


How high should a 220volt receptacle box be above the floor? Examples where 220volt receptacles are installed in specific applications and the NEC Code.



NEC Electrical Code for Re-Identifying Ungrounded Conductor


How should I Identify Electrical Conductor Wiring? NEC Article 200.7 (C) Re-Identifying Ungrounded Neutral Conductors.



Electrical Code for Garage GFI Outlets and Receptacles


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.



Why Space Heaters Can Cause Electrical Outlet Problems


What has caused several outlets to stop working? How to Identify Potential Outlet Wiring Problems where Space Heaters are Used, Fix Electric Outlet Problems Caused by Portable Space Heaters.



Energy Savings Controls for Outdoor Lighting


How can a photocell be used to control outside lights? Control Different Types of Outdoor Security Lighting so they Come On Automatically and Save Money on Your Electric Bill.



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