Electrical Question From Kevin About Home Wiring
Question: I was running a circular saw and my outlet stopped working. I reset all the breakers and it didn’t fix my problem. I also checked the jumper boxes in the basement thinking that it blew the wires loose with no success.
Electrical Question from Kevin about Home Wiring
Received from Kevin a Homeowner in Warren, Ohio
Question: I was running a circular saw and my outlet stopped working. I reset all the breakers and it didn’t fix my problem. I also checked the jumper boxes in the basement thinking that it blew the wires loose with no success. I am stumped, can you please help. I am pretty handy around the house with numerous items but for some reason this has me at a stand still. Please help.
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