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Articles about Outlets

Electrical Wiring for a Switch Outlet Combination


How is a combo outlet and switch wired? Wiring a Electrical Outlet and Switch Combo Device.



Switch Outlet Wiring for an Old House


I’m installing an outlet off of a wall switch. I have no white wire to hook up to, how can I do this? How to Install Home Electrical Wiring for a Wall Outlet.



How To Wire An Outlet From A Switch


Wiring Electrical Outlet for the Home, Home electrical which wiring includes 110 volt outlets and receptacles which are common place in every home. See how wiring electrical outlets for the home are done.



Wall Outlets and Outlet Strips


Are Outlet Plug Strips Safe to Use? How to Use Surge Protection Outlet Plug Strips.



Wiring a Plug to be Controlled by a Switch


How can I have the top plug to be switched and bottom to be live? Wire Half-Hot Plugs and Switched Outlets.



Does Your Washing Machine Require GFCI Protection


Should a GFCI Outlet be Installed in a Laundry Room: Wiring an Electric Outlet Circuit for a Washing Machine, Wiring a Laundry Room, Washing Machine Outlet, Outlets Close to a Sink.



Installing Outlets Ground Up or Down


Why Electrical Outlets May Be Positioned With The Ground Up or Down and Which Way is the Right Way



How to Repair Signal Loss for a Dish Network TV


How can I fix a problem that causes interference with with my TV reception? Problems with TV signal and How to Repair Them.



GFCI Receptacle for Hydro Massage Jetted Tub


Does a hydro massage tub require GFCI protection with reset and test buttons? How to Make Sure You Have GFCI Electrical Circuit Protection for a Jacuzzi Tub.



Installing an Electrical Outlet for a Wall Mounted TV


How to Install an Electrical Outlet for a Wall Mounted TV – There are some great cut-in boxes that can be used in either the wall or the ceiling which will avoid having to open up the wall.



Troubleshooting Problems with Electrical Outlets


The electrical power in my bedroom is off and none of the wall outlets work: How to Understand Outlet Polarity Testing, When using a outlet tester on the outlets it reads that the hot and ground are reversed.



Installing a Switch Shorts a Wire and Trips Off The House


When installing a switch for a garbage disposal the power was on and the white wire grounded and tripped the breaker for the entire house: How to Repair Wiring Problems with Switches, Common Problems When Wiring Switches and How to Fix Them.



How to Test Receptacle Outlet Circuits


I have receptacles on one wall that appear to have power when tested but when I plug something in it does not work. How to Test a Receptacle for Voltage.



Making Changes to Wall Switch Wiring


Changes have been made to the wiring to a switch, and now when the switch is turned off the power also goes off to all the outlets in another room. How can this be corrected? Common Problems When Wiring Wall Switches and Outlets and How to Fix Them.



How to Wire GFCI Circuits and GFI Outlets


How to Wire GFCI Circuits and GFI Outlets: How do I wire a GFCI Breaker for more than one circuit?



Wiring GFI Outlets in a Kitchen


Installing Kitchen Outlets on a GFI Circuit: How many outlets can you install in a kitchen after the GFCI receptacle.



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