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Installing an Outlet in the Ceiling of a Building

by Dave Rongey

Michael in California asks: We have been installing 110v receptacles in above grid locations. My question is in regards to above ceiling electrical outlets in plenum non-plenum ceilings.


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Why Outlets Stop Working

by Dave Rongey

What happened to make my outlets stop working? How to Identify and Repair Outlets, The most common reasons why wall outlets stop working and how they are repaired.


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Installing a GFCI Outlet Without a Ground Wire

by Dave Rongey

Can I install a GFCI outlet on a 2wire circuit that does not have a ground wire? How to Install a GFCI Outlet Where There is No Ground Wire.


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Electrical Troubleshooting for Outlet Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Troubleshoot and Repair Wall Outlets: Checking Electrical Wiring Connections, Inspect Wiring to Additional Outlets, Burnt Outlet Wiring Connections.


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Wiring a Switched or Half-Hot Outlet

by Dave Rongey

Wiring a Half Hot Switched Outlet: Question, I’m trying to wire my top outlet to be always hot and the bottom outlet to a switch.


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Bathroom GFI Outlet Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Bathroom GFCI Outlet Circuit: Wiring so the receptacle outlet which is located in the bathroom is protected by a GFCI.


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Replacing Ungrounded Outlets with a GFI

by Dave Rongey

Replacing Ungrounded 2-Prong Outlets with a Standard 3-Prong Outlet, Replacing Ungrounded 2-Prong Outlets with a GFCI Outlet.


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Signs Of Electrical Troubles You Should Watch For

by Dave Rongey

What To Do When These Home Electrical Conditions Occur – Abnormal conditions with home electrical wiring are an indication of possible problems that could lead to a hazardous situation for the home and it’s occupants.


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Outlets Stopped After Heavy Rains

by Dave Rongey

When Electrical Outlets Stop Working: Storm related problems with electrical systems may be easy to fix, or may require an electrical repair job.


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Nicked Electrical Outlet Wiring and Greasy Stuff

by Dave Rongey

While replacing sheet-rock in my kitchen I notice the wire coming from an outlet had blackish brown sorta greasy stuff running down the wire. How to Repair Nicked Electrical Wire and Cables.


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Splice Box for Electrical and Telephone

by Dave Rongey

How to Splice and Relocate Telephone Cables and Electrical Wiring – Partitioned junction boxes are ideal when you don’t want to have two separate boxes close together as with your application, not only for the splice, but they can also be used for mounting your outlet and telephone jack


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Checklist For Identifying Why Outlets Stop Working

by Dave Rongey

Checklist for Identifying Outlet Circuit Failures – Double check the 15 and 20 amp circuit breakers. Circuit breakers may be tripped and still appear to be in the ON position. Push them all the way into the OFF position, then back On.


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Home Warranty and Electrical Parts

by Dave Rongey

Home Warranties and What They Do and Don’t Cover – I highly recommend home inspections before a prospective buyer proceeds with the purchase of a home so that the condition of the home and the important system components have been identified and addressed 0if needed before the home purchase.


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Are Computers Safe When Plugged into Home Electrical Outlets

by Dave Rongey

How to Protect Computers and Home Electronics with Power Conditioning and Surge Protection…


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Wiring Connections for Outlets

by Dave Rongey

Electrical Wiring Designations for Outlet Screw Terminals


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Installing a Whole House Fan

by Dave Rongey

I am installing a whole house fan that runs on 120v 250 watts max. The fan comes with 2 grounded plugs, 1 to fan, one to damper system to simply plug into an existing outlet in the attic…


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