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Articles about Receptacles

Add a GFCI Outlet Circuit to a Bathroom


How should a GFCI Outlet circuit be installed for an existing bathroom? Can I do this or do I need to re-wire all the fixtures with 12-2 wire?



Why Your Bathroom Receptacles Are Not Working


How To Fix Bathroom Outlets and Receptacles: How a Non-Contact Voltage Tester Can Help Locate a Faulty Circuit.



Installing Workshop Receptacles


How to Install Electrical Wiring for Workshop Outlets: Wiring Workshop or Garage Receptacles with GFCI Protection, The number of GFI outlets for a workshop, circuit amperage, how many outlets.



Wiring a Shop for Outlets and Lights


Electrical Wiring Methods for a Shop and Light Fixtures: I’m building a shop and have questions about electrical wiring.



Installing Tamper Resistant Receptacle Outlets


How to Wire a Garage Light Fixture and Switch: As a good practice it wold be best to install tamper resistant receptacle outlets where ever they may be i the presence of infants. Check with your local building department and inquire about the local ruling.



Why A Garage Receptacle May Not Be Working


Checking Electrical Power for a Garage Outlet – there may be a problem with the wiring at this receptacle if all the other receptacles are working normally. Using a plug in outlet circuit analyzer would be very helpful because it will give a lighted display indicating the condition of the circuit and any faults that may be found.