Articles about electrical answer
How should I install a programmable thermostat for my Baseboard Heaters? Installing a Programmable Thermostat, Thermostat Compatibility with Heating Units.
How to Fix Light Switch Wiring Problems: One Light Switch Controls a Light Fixture, The key to solving light switch problems is to identify the wiring, especially the wire that is the source of power.
How to Wire a Switched Outlet – You will notice that these outlets have the tab removed from the “hot” side or Brass side of the outlet which allows the top half of the plug to be controlled only from the switch while the bottom end of the outlet remains “hot” all the time.