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Lightning Strikes and Electrical System Protection

I have had lightning strikes that have blown out sections of the PVC conduit, What can I can do to prevent lightning damage.

Connecting A Generator To A Home

Planning and Installing a Generator with a Transfer Switch: How should I install the wiring to connect a generator to my home? How to Connect a Generator to a Home.

How to Wire a Dryer Outlet

I had a problem with my dryer outlet so I rewired it and now the dryer does not work, how can I fix my dryer? Electric Dryer Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them, Problems with Dryer Outlet Wiring, Dryer Circuit Wiring.

Upgrading an Electrical Service Panel

How should I upgrade my electric service panel? Considerations when Upgrading an Electric Service Panel.

My light fixture does not work right, what is wrong?

I just put up a light fixture and now the switch not working right. How to Wire a Light Fixture and Switch.

Why do my outlets have 120 volts and nothing works?

My outlets are reading 120V on my meter but when I plug something in they do not work. Why Electrical Outlets May Not be Working.

Wiring a 4-Wire Range Cord to a 3-Wire Outlet

Can I install a 3 wire cord on a new stove and strap the neutral and ground on the stove terminals? Ground and Neutral Wiring for a 220 Volt Range.

Testing 220 Volts

Testing 220 Volt Electrical Circuit Wiring: On a 220 volt circuit I am getting 120 between green and black and green and the red wire, is this correct?

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Electrical Wiring

Rewiring a Light Switch that Feeds Another Light Switch

I replaced the switch with a new switch, now the pantry light works, but the range light fan doesn’t.

How to Fix a Overloaded Circuit Breaker Problem

If too many things being used at the same time one of the breakers trips off. Can I change the breaker to a higher amperage, will this resolve my problem?

How to Fix a Microwave Oven that is Tripping a GFCI Outlet

The microwave will work on a regular outlet, just not a GFCI. Does the outlet in a cupboard have to be GFCI?

Location of a Main Service Disconnect

Is a main electrical service panel required to have a main breaker or disconnect switch? What is the NEC code article number that states this?

How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage for a Stove

My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.

Wiring a 240Volt Air Compressor

I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?

Lightning Strikes and Electrical System Protection

I have had lightning strikes that have blown out sections of the PVC conduit, What can I can do to prevent lightning damage.

How To Wire a New Switch and Ceiling Light

How do I wire the new switch using power from the existing power line to turn on and off the new ceiling light? Wiring a New Switch from an Existing Power Source.

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Ceiling Fans

Replacing Ceiling Light Fixtures with Ceiling Fans

How can I replace two ceiling light fixtures with two ceiling fans that also have a light kit? How to Wire Ceiling Fans and Wall Switches.

Red Wire for Ceiling Fan Wiring

How do I connect the wires for my ceiling fan? The old fan was connected to a ground, a neutral, a hot, and a fourth red wire that I presume is an additional hot.

Wiring a Ceiling Fan In An Older Home

What is the best way to wire the ceiling fan from an outlet? The current wiring is set up to a switch to power all the outlets.

How to Install a Ceiling Fan in Your Bedroom

How can I wire a ceiling fan and wall switch? I would like to install a ceiling fan in my bedroom. I have an existing switch that work a top part of a convenience outlet.

Wiring a Ceiling Fan with Other Lights and Outlets

How can I connect a ceiling fan to my home wiring? Switch Box Wiring for a Ceiling Fan and Outlets, Ceiling Fan Circuit Wiring, Wiring a Ceiling Fan with a Shared Circuit.

How To Add A Ceiling Fan With Existing Light Fixtures

I want the fan to work just by a pull-chain but continue to have the switch operate the remaining can lights, how can I wire this? How to Wire a Ceiling Fan with Existing Light Fixtures.

Basic Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems

How should I troubleshoot a problem with a ceiling fan remote control? The Most Common Causes of Ceiling Fan Remote Control Problems.

Why Ceiling Fan Lights Flash or Strobe

I installed new ceiling fans with lights, why do some lights strobe and flash? How to Fix Ceiling Fan Lights that Strobe or Flash.

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