Free Electrical Help - What this Includes:
Ask-the-Electrician.com is FULL of Free Electrical Help!
If you have a question chances are that your question has already been answered and is discussed in detail here on the website.
Go Here First: The Home Page
The home page is basically the table of contents for Ask-the-Electrician.com, and has information that summarizes several sections of the website. Each section contains detailed information about an electrical wiring project, and links to the most popular questions about the topic.
Are You Serious about Your Electrical Wiring Project?
Consider these two resources to help you learn more about home electrical wiring:
My Electrical Wiring book: Home Electrical Wiring
My Video Course: Home Electrical Wiring by Example
Some basic maintenance of electrical devices in the home such as light fixtures, switches and outlets may be worked on by a qualified person who has experience and understands how to use a voltage tester and basic tools. However,
Electrical wiring projects should be done by a certified electrician or licensed electrical contractor, and the project should be done with a permit and the work should be inspected.
Installing New Equipment or a Major Appliance
Please - consult the owners manual for the installation instructions and electrical circuit requirements for the specific model of the unit that you have.
Circuit Wiring, Panels and Sub Panels
Extensive electrical circuit wiring, and the installation of a panel or sub panel should only be done by a certified electrician or a licensed electrical contractor. I do not provide detailed information about such projects for several reasons, but especially because there are so many factors that must be considered for these projects.
Not Sure about Your Project?
Electrical Project Guidelines
Helpful information for planning your electrical project.
Need Help from a Professional
Hiring an Electrician
Important guidelines to consider before hiring an electrician.
Have an Electrical Question?
Sure, you can ask an electrical question, and you will get a quick reply which will contain resources that will assist you, as long as you have provided me with good information about your question.
I do not personally answer all of the questions I receive, however every question does receive a reply, and in most cases the reply will contain helpful information that will assist you with your question.