Articles about Safety
Why Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping Off
Why does my circuit breaker keep tripping? The Most Common Causes of a Tripped Circuit Breaker.
Upgrading Old Electrical Wiring in a Home
How to Upgrade Electrical Wiring in an Older Home: The best way to upgrade the electrical wiring is to start with the safety essentials, such as ensuring that the right grounding system is installed at the main electrical panel. Upgrading electrical wiring should begin with the main electrical panel because this is the foundation of the whole electrical system.
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.
Possible Causes of Electrical Shocks
Causes of Electrical Shock from a Machine: Testing for a Electric Voltage Leak, I have been receiving electric shocks from my washing machine.
How To Safely Remove A Broken Light Bulb
Here is the Process for Safely Removing a Broken Light Bulb
Can I Rewire My Tanning Bed Light Fixtures?
How to Upgrade and Change the Lamps in a Tanning Bed
Concrete Floors and Electrical Safety
Will I get electrocuted even though I am standing on concrete? The Potential Electrical Shock.
The Watt Size Limitations of Light Fixtures
Why You Should Never Oversize a Light Bulb
Should You Take On A DIY Electrical Project?
I’m switching out outlets in bathroom. I have an in line pair. I switched out the last in the line and everything worked fine. When I went to switch out the first one in the line, I lost all power…
Electrical Wiring to a Porcelain Lamp Holder
Can I use 18 gauge thermostat wire to connect from the Romex to the Lamp holder?
What happens if my treadmill outlet is not grounded?
Someone told me that if its not plugged directly into a grounded outlet it could ruin the machine and…
Is my wiring project safe and to code?
I see so many times where electrical projects are installed without regard to electrical codes and an understanding of some important factors….
Is it safe to install a larger sized circuit breaker?
The solution is to have new circuits installed for specific areas or devices which would eliminate the possibility of…
My cord is too short, can I use an extension cord?
The concern is that an undersized or unsafe type of insulation found with most general purpose extension cords is unsafe and….
DANGER – Do Not Power Wash Your Fixtures or Outlets!
Question: I have a property light mounted over my garage door. I was hosing off the garage and sprayed the light and heard a pop sound. Answer: Spraying ANY electrical device with water is EXTREMELY Dangerous!
Electrical Question about A Kettle Plug That Gets Very Hot
I have an electric kettle that seems to work well but the plug gets very hot as the water heats up.