Articles about Electrical
How to Check The Voltage Specifications of Your Christmas Lights and LED Lights and Avoid Problems
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 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.
How to Splice Electrical Wires and Cables: Is it safe to install junction boxes to splice several wires?
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.
How a Landlord Can Be Compliant When Charging For Electricity and How to Monitor the Usage of Electrical Consumption.
How can I find out what is tripping a circuit breaker? How to Identify an Electrical Problem and Circuit Failure.
I have a strange smell in my house which I think is electrical. I can only describe it as burnt sugar or maybe burnt caramel. What should I do if I have a strange smell in my house which I think is electrical?
How to Fix a GE Breaker Problem: Dryer Circuit Requires Corrected 220 Volt Circuit, I recently attempted to install a new dryer using 240V – 4wire installation procedures.
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.
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.
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.
Why is the main electric service panel located outside some homes? Your Main Electrical Panel Location may Depend on Local Codes.
Is it within code to replace a 30 circuit service panel with a 42 circuit service? Electrical Codes and for a Service Panel.
How high should a 220volt receptacle box be above the floor? Examples where 220volt receptacles are installed in specific applications and the NEC Code.
How should I Identify Electrical Conductor Wiring? NEC Article 200.7 (C) Re-Identifying Ungrounded Neutral Conductors.
Controlling Light Fixtures using the Godown Wiring Method: Warehouse Lighting Controlled by the Godown.
I am building a house in Africa where the standard voltage is 220volts, and I want to wire the house with both 110/220volts outlets
How can I Trace Wires Inside a Wall to find out where the power is coming from? How to Test Outlet Wiring using Non Contact Voltage Testers, Testing for Broken Wires.
UK Wiring System and Canadian Circuit Wiring Standards: I will be moving from the UK to Canada and want to bring with me some garage tools 220 volt.