Articles about Troubleshooting
I replaced a switch but now some things are not working right, how do I fix this? How to Fix Light Switch Wiring.
Why did my outlets on the stop working? How to Troubleshoot a Outlet Circuit Problem.
Why did my lights and outlets stop working? Identifying Electrical Wiring Problems when lights and outlets are not working.
Will my existing lights work with a new LED light fixture? Adding a Non Dimmable LED Light Fixture.
Why White Wires are Sometimes Used for Light Switches: Wiring Light Switches with White Wires
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 Identify Problems with Main Electrical Service Voltage: Main electrical service with incorrect Line Power and Neutral Voltage readings.
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.
What to do about Abnormal Electrical Voltage Problems: The Most Common Electrical Power Problems that Affect Voltage.
What would cause lights to flicker and go dim then brighter? Common Problems that Cause Dim and Flickering Lights.
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.
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.
How to Identify the Cause when Power is Lost to an Electrical Outlet Circuit: Methods to identify the majority of the home electrical wiring problems and outlet wiring failures.
How can I find out the amount of amperage available in my 200 amp Panel?
I have two circuits in my home that will go off but the circuit breaker does not trip off as if a loss of power: Checklist to Help Identify the Cause of Electrical Circuit Loss.
Why have I lost power to my lights and outlets? How to Identify the Cause of Lost Electrical Power, Common Problems that Cause a Tripped Circuit Breaker or Lost Power.
How to Wire a Light Fixture with a Blue Wire, Orange Wire, and White Wire: Wiring a light fixture with a black and white wire.
Why do my Christmas lights keep tripping the outlet outside of my house? Common Problems that Cause Christmas Lights to Turn Off.
Why a new 50 amp GFCI breaker trips when the outlet Is installed in the box.
How Can I Fix Outlets that Do Not Work? How to Troubleshoot Outlet Wiring Problems and Make Repairs.