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Articles about Outlets


Wiring a GFCI Outlet with No Ground Wire

By Dave Rongey

How is a GFCI outlet wired for a 2-wire circuit that does not have a ground wire? Wiring a GFCI Outlet on a 2-Wire Circuit.


How to Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet for a Freezer or Refrigerator

By Dave Rongey

My freezer lost power, do I have a bad GFCI receptacle? Problems with GFCI Outlets for Freezers and How to Fix Them.


How to Install an Outdoor Electrical Outlet

By Dave Rongey

Install Wiring for an Outdoor Outlet: What is the best way to install a 110volt outlet outdoors? The Methods for Installing an Outdoor Outlet.


Testing and Repairing Outlet Wiring

By Dave Rongey

How to Test and Repair Outlet Wiring – Having a Circuit Analyzer style plug in tester that will check the power and polarity of your home receptacle outlets is invaluable.


Help to Identify Outlet Power Failures

By Dave Rongey

After a power outage some of the power outlets in my home quit working, what should I check? How to Identify Home Power Outage and Electrical Circuit Failures.


Loose Outlet Cover Plates Can Cause Sparks

By Dave Rongey

Is it safe to turn on a circuit breaker after I noticed sparks? How to Prevent Sparks from Electric Outlet Covers, Loose Metal Cover Plates Can Cause Sparks.


Install Under Cabinet Kitchen Outlets

By Dave Rongey

Can I install receptacles in a plug strip under the upper cabinets in a kitchen? This electrical wiring project is about Installing New Outlets in a Kitchen.


Wiring a Wall Switch and Outlet Combo Device

By Dave Rongey

Electrical Wiring for a Light Switch and Wall Outlet: Combo Switch and Outlet, A Switched Outlet, GFCI Requirement for Switched Outlets.


How to add an Outlet to a Switch

By Dave Rongey

Can a receptacle outlet be added where a light switch is located? Considerations when Adding an Outlet to a Switch.


Adding an Outlet to a Light Switch

By Dave Rongey

How Switch Wiring Can Be Used for Receptacle Outlets: If a power source is located that does not have a ground wire then a 2-wire outlet that does not have a ground prong will need to be installed.


Why a Home has Motors and Transformers Burning Up

By Dave Rongey

Why is this home burning up lighting transformers and motors? How Voltage Drop can Cause Problems with a Home Electrical System.


Why Outlets Stop Working

By Dave Rongey

What happened to make my outlets stop working? How to Identify and Repair Outlets, The most common reasons why wall outlets stop working and how they are repaired.


What To Do About Your Non-Grounded Outlets

By Dave Rongey

My house has three prong outlets but there is no ground wire, is this safe and what should I do? How to Fix Ungrounded Outlets, Grounding an Ungrounded Circuit, What To Do About Ungrounded Outlets.


How to Wire Outlets and Lights for a Room

By Dave Rongey

Can lights and wall outlets be on the same circuit? Planning the Electrical Wiring When Adding a Room, Electrical Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Outlets.


Electrical Problem: My Voltage Seems Normal but the Outlet Will Not Work

By Dave Rongey

Why does my volt meter show 114 volts but the outlets do not work? How to Troubleshoot Electrical Outlet Problems, Common Testing and Repairing Methods for Electric Outlet Problems.


Installing Electrical Outlets in a Garage Workshop

By Dave Rongey

How many electric outlets can I have on the same circuit? Installing Circuit Wiring for Outlets in a Workshop Garage.


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