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Connecting an EV Charger in a Detached Garage

By Dave Rongey

Matthew in California asks: Can I plug my EV Car Charger cord into an apartment garage using an extension cord?



Wiring a 15amp 125volt Receptacle with Multiwire Configuration

By Dave Rongey

Michael in Maine asks: Is it permissible to connect a 15A, 125V duplex receptacle to both phase conductors of a 120 240V, single phase multiwire branch circuit?



Adding an Outlet to a Wall Switch

By Dave Rongey

Steve in Illinois asks: My kitchen has an exterior wall with a door that goes out onto a patio, with a switch inside near the door going outside that is the only one controlling an overhead kitchen light. I drilled a hole through the brick to add an outlet outside, piggybacking off the kitchen light switch.



Problem with Outlets in a Bathroom

By Dave Rongey

Tommy in Alabama asks: All bathroom plugs do not work. Light’s working and only Two GFI plugs in or out of the house and they both work.



Outdoor GFI Outlet Has a Red Blinking Light

By Dave Rongey

Migul in New Jersey asks: I have an outdoor GFI outlet that has a Red LED Light that is Blinking, what is causing this?



Installing an Outlet in the Ceiling of a Building

By Dave Rongey

Michael in California asks: We have been installing 110v receptacles in above grid locations. My question is in regards to above ceiling electrical outlets in plenum non-plenum ceilings.



Will a Laundry Unit Work with the Outlet in Our Apartment?

By Dave Rongey

Kevin in Lakewood asks: We are going to purchase a laundry center. The circuit we will be using is 15amp, will this work in our apartment?



Common Mistakes When Wiring a Switched Half-Hot Outlet

By Dave Rongey

I replaced the switch and outlets in a bedroom, why don’t they work right? How to Wire a Half-Hot Switched Outlet and Avoid the Most Common Mistakes.



How To Install a Floor Outlet

By Dave Rongey

How can I install an outlet into the floor? The Basics for Installing a Floor Outlet, Parts for Installing a Floor Outlet.



Troubleshooting Electrical Outlet Problems

By Dave Rongey

Some of my outlets are not working and will work only if something is plugged into a different outlet: How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Outlet Problems.



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

By Dave Rongey

Why is my GFCI Outlet Tripping Off? Causes of GFCI Outlet Tripping.



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

By Dave Rongey

Bill in Slagle, Missouri asks:. 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.



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