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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.



Electrician Working With Voltage Problems at Main Service


How to Identify Problems with Main Electrical Service Voltage: Main electrical service with incorrect Line Power and Neutral Voltage readings.



You Replaced A Light Switch – Now Things Do Not Work Right


I replaced a switch but now some things are not working right, how do I fix this? How to Fix Light Switch Wiring.



Why Electrical Outlets Do Not Have Full Power


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



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.



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.



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 Is My Voltage Not Right After My Circuit Breaker Tripped Off?


How to Restore an Electric Circuit: Check the voltage of both legs of power to ground, or test receptacle outlets and devices in the home. If it is found that the voltage is still not correct you may need to call a qualified electrical contractor to make a few tests to identify the problem and make the necessary repairs.



Why Your Light Fixture May Not Be Working


Glen in Texas asks; Light Fixture Problems and How to Fix Them: Identify a Problem Wire Splice, Repairing an Electrical Wire Splice.



Light Fixture Circuit Wiring


How to Make Electrical Wiring Connections for Home Light Fixtures: Typical Wiring Mistake with Light Fixture and How to Fix It.



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.



Electrical Voltage Problems and Solutions


What to do about Abnormal Electrical Voltage Problems: The Most Common Electrical Power Problems that Affect Voltage.



Causes of Dim or Flickering Lights


What would cause lights to flicker and go dim then brighter? Common Problems that Cause Dim and Flickering Lights.



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.



Electrical Repairs For Light Fixtures


Why did a light socket pop when I changed the light bulb, which caused all the lights in the fixture to go out? How to Repair a Light Fixture Switch or Socket Problem.



Why a Neutral Electrical Circuit Wire May Be Hot


What could be causing the copper ground and neutral wire be hot? Power went out in bathroom and I checked the circuit breaker, and the GFCI and it seems fine.



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