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How to Wire A 220Volt Circuit to 110Volt

Electrical Circuits Question I have a 220V outlet that is only used in the summer to run a window A/C unit. Can I tap off of this outlet to make a 110v outlet right next to it to run a small electrical heater in the winter? How do I go about this?

How to Wire A 220 Volt Heater Circuit to Sub Panel

Electrical Circuits Question I'm having a problem with wiring a 220 volt heater circuit. I installed a 20 amp double pole breaker in my panel, and I ran 12/2 wire with a ground to the outlet.

How to Wire 220 Volt to 120 Volt Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question My house originally had baseboard electric heat. We changed to gas a few years ago. There are 3 sets of double 20 amp breakers not used now, they have the tabs to join the switches.

How to Wire A Range and Dryer Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I just bought a dryer without realizing that I did not have a 30 amp outlet/breaker in my apartment (I realize this was a silly oversight, yes).

How to Repair Circuits Damaged By Lightning Strikes

Electrical Circuits Question My house hit by lightning and a number of the circuit breakers tripped. I cannot get power to two light fixtures.

How to Wire A 120 Volt Heater Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I have a heater called a Sun Twin, that states it should have a dedicated circuit. It basically claims that it is an appliance.

How to Wire A Shed Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question We have a new shed and would like to install an electrical circuit to it. I have added internal wiring for lights and small power tools, but the circuit breaker box I have installed in the shed is pretty jury rigged with an extension cord that makes it all pretty unsafe.

How to Repair A Kitchen Circuit That is Not Working

Electrical Circuits Question My panel has a main breaker at the top. But at the bottom it has a breaker that controls the electricity in my basement and the kitchen.

How to Wire A Lincoln Welder Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question A friend wants me to hook an old lincoln welder up in his shop. It can be hooked up using 220/480 volts.

How to Wire A Range and Dryer Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I just bought a dryer without realizing that I did not have a 30 amp outlet/breaker in my apartment (I realize this was a silly oversight, yes).

How to Wire A Refrigerator Circuit

Electrical Circuits Name Bruno G Question I was wondering if the refrigerator needs to be on its own circuit or can have other outlets with it.

How to Wire A Remote Circuit Monitoring System

Electrical Circuits Question Do you know of any device that would alert me remotely if a circuit breaker has tripped? I own a restaurant and I'm seeking something that will notify me if any of my breakers trip while I'm away.

How to Wire A Roof Circuit Conduit

Electrical Circuits Question Do rooftop penetrations on commercial buildings need to be in rigid conduit?

How to Wire A Square D Circuit Breaker

Electrical Circuits Question Do they make a slim line version of a square D QO 220v 30 and 50 amp breaker

How to Wire A Storage Unit Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I have a woodworking shop set up in a storage unit and have tapped my electrical into one of two 20A GFI circuit breakers stemming from a sub panel on my building.

How to Wire A Swimming Pool Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I have a 200A main panel which is fully utilized. I recently put in an in ground swimming pool and a finished basement - so I put in a main lug 20 circuit 100A panel downstream to service my pool and basement.

How to Wire A Tanning Bed Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I am hooking up a tanning bed. According to the instructions, It operates from a 220 AC source.

How to Wire A Washer and Dryer Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question Bought front load washer and dryer and because of the doors swings, placement is opposite from original layout.

How to Repair A Water Heater and Oven Circuit Feedback Condition

Electrical Circuits Question Hi Dave, I recently went from a gas range to an electric wall oven. It is a Maytag 3.6kW@240V that I bought used.

How to Wire A Water Heater Time Clock Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I wired a timer switch for my 220v hot water heater, it only had 1 ground 1 line 1 load terminal.

How to Repair A Water Heater Tripping Circuit Breaker

Electrical Circuits Question Hi Dave i have a hosrstmann economy 7 quartz water heater and every time i switch it on the whole house trips,is there anything i should be checking or should i call in an electrician? I'm concerned that i may be wasting his time if it might be something straight forward,your advice would be much appreciated.

How to Wire A Microwave Oven Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I'm wiring approximately 30 feet of wire for a circuit underneath my house .Should I use 12-2 or 10-3 due to the length Thanks- Mike M.

How to Wire A Microwave Oven Circuit

Electrical Circuits Question I'm wiring approximately 30 feet of wire for a circuit underneath my house .Should I use 12-2 or 10-3 due to the length Thanks- Mike M.

How to Wire Workshop Electrical Circuits

Electrical Circuits Question I'm installing a #4 wire for the circuit to my workshop about 100 feet away from the house and I'm planning on using #8 solid copper for my ground.


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