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Which Fuse for an HVAC Unit FLNR60 or FRN-R60

James in Maryland asks: What is the difference between a FLNR 60 Fuse and a FRN-R 60 Fuse?

How to Replace an Outlet with a GFCI

Adriel in Florida asks: I’m trying to replace a kitchen outlet for a GFCI one. How do i hook up the new GFCI outlet?

Wiring a Light Fixture to a GFCI Outlet

Tom in Florida asks: I added a spot light to an outside receptacle, checked for voltage before closing up box, now the light does not work, could it be the GFCI receptacle?

Wiring a New Electric Range to an Old Circuit

Jerry in Colorado asks: Our kitchen range has died and we are purchasing a new electric range. Is our existing circuit wiring going to work?

Replaced a Ceiling Fan Now it is Not Working

Kris in Missouri asks: My son and I replaced a Ceiling Fan in his bedroom. The fan and light were working prior to replacing, now it does not work.

Installing 220Volt for a Range and Dryer in a Basement

Sal in Utah asks: I am installing new 220volty lines for a range and dryer running through an exposed Basement ceiling. Does the wire need to be in conduit?

My Breaker Keeps Tripping as Soon as it is Reset

Charles in Ohio asks: My breaker keeps tripping as soon as it is reset, and my home just had new siding and door frames installed.

Install Wiring for an Outside Light

Armando in New Jersey asks: We are going to install an outside light with conduit. Can We use MC cable (BX cable )inside the conduit?



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The Safest Way to Test Electrical Devices and Identify Electric Wires!

The Non-Contact Electrical Tester
This is a testing tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and is the first test tool I grab to help identify electrical wiring. It is a Non-contact tester that I use to easily Detect Voltage in Cables, Cords, Circuit Breakers, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, Outlets and Wires. Simply insert the end of the tester into an outlet, lamp socket, or hold the end of the tester against the wire you wish to test. Very handy and easy to use.

The Quickest Way to Check for Faulty Electrical Wiring!

The Plug-In Outlet Tester
This is the first tool I grab to troubleshoot a problem with outlet circuit wiring. This popular tester is also used by most inspectors to test for power and check the polarity of circuit wiring.
It detects probable improper wiring conditions in standard 110-125 VAC outlets Provides 6 probable wiring conditions that are quick and easy to read for ultimate efficiency Lights indicate if wiring is correct and indicator light chart is included Tests standard 3-wire outlets UL Listed Light indicates if wiring is incorrect Very handy and easy to use.

Strip Off Wire Insulation without Nicking and Damaging the Electric Wire!

The Wire Stripper and Wire Cutter
My absolute favorite wire stripping tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and this is the tool I use to safely strip electrical wires.
This handy tool has multiple uses:
The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets..

The wire stripper will work on both solid and stranded wire. This tool is Very Handy and Easy to Use.


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