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Articles about Troubleshooting

Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?


How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light Fixture and a Bath Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.



How to Repair a Tripping GFCI Outlet


GFI and GFCI Questions: The GFCI Does Not Always Trip, Lost Power to Other Plugs and Light, The GFI to my Bathroom Quit Working. How to Fix Common Problems with GFCI Outlets, Guide to Troubleshoot and Repair a GFCI Outlet Problem.



Why Electrical Outlets Do Not Have Full Power


Why do my Outlets not have Full Electrical Power? How to Troubleshoot Electrical Power Problems.



Electrical Troubleshooting Lost Outlet Power


Common Causes for Lost Power to Outlets and Switches on a GFCI Circuit: Troubleshooting No Power to a Living Room and GFCI, Free Electrical Help, Learn Electric Wiring.



How To Troubleshoot Electrical Outlet Wiring Problems


How can I find out why my outlets are not working? How to Identify Electrical Wiring Problems with Outlets and Wall Plugs, Checking Outlet Wiring, Troubleshooting an Outlet Circuit.



Why Outlets Stop Working


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



Fix Bedroom Outlets that Do Not Work


Why do the plugs in the bedroom area not work? Bedroom Electrical Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them, Repairing Outlets and Electrical Connections.



How Much Power an Electric Panel Has Left


How can I find out the amount of amperage available in my 200 amp Panel?



How To Wire Two Light Switches


How Can I Wire Two Light Switches to Control One Light Fixture? The Key to Wiring Light Switches, Wiring Three Way Switches and Four Way Switches.



How to Identify Electrical Problems


Why did my lights and outlets stop working? Identifying Electrical Wiring Problems when lights and outlets are not working.



What To Do When The Main Circuit Breaker Trips Off


How to Identify an Electrical Problem: Tripping Main Circuit Breaker or Blown Fuse, What to do About a Home Electrical Problem.



Heated Outlet and the Cause of Lost Power


How to Repair Wiring and Splices in Outlet Boxes: Be sure to double check the wiring and any splices in the outlet box where you have seen the heated neutral.



Could there be a Problem with our Main Circuit Breaker?


Why does our house have partial power, is there a problem with our panel? Electrical storms, or changing an outlet that shorts out and causes sparks can cause a number of problems with the home electrical system.



Causes of Inconsistent Voltage On a Circuit


Why is there inconsistent voltage on a lighting circuit? Possible causes of a Light Circuit with Incorrect Voltage.



Lightning Strikes Can Damage Electrical Wiring


We had a lightning strike our tree in our front yard. A circuit breaker tripped in the breaker box. It would not reset…



How to Locate an Electrical Wiring Problem


I have a very unique problem in a home where on a 20 amp circuit the bare conductor is carrying the positive or hot side of the 120 volt and the black conductor is acting as the ground and the white is the neutral.



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