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Adding Circuits and Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring

by Dave Rongey

Do I need to Install New Circuits and Rewire my Light Fixtures? How to Plan and Upgrade Home Electrical Circuits.


How To Wire A Photocell To Control A Light Fixture

by Dave Rongey

How do I to wire a photocell to a light fixture? A photocell can be used to control outdoor lights when installing into the electrical wiring as described here.


NEC Electrical Code for Re-Identifying Ungrounded Conductor

by Dave Rongey

How should I Identify Electrical Conductor Wiring? NEC Article 200.7 (C) Re-Identifying Ungrounded Neutral Conductors.


Electrical Troubleshooting after a Power Outage

by Dave Rongey

How to Reset Electric Power after a Power Outage: How to Reset Circuit Breakers and GFCI Outlets, Reset Tripped Circuit Breakers, Reset Tripped GFCI Outlets, Test and Reset GFCI Devices.


How to Repair Damaged Electrical Wires

by Dave Rongey

What is the best way to repair damaged electrical wires? Methods for Repairing Damaged Electrical Wires.


How to Install Electrical Wiring for a Garbage Disposal

by Dave Rongey

Garbage Disposal Circuit Wiring: Electrical Connections for a Garbage Disposal, Disposal Switch, Dishwasher Disposal Wiring in Older Homes.


Causes of Lost Power to GFCI Outlets

by Dave Rongey

Why does my GFCI Outlet Circuit loose power and stop working? Troubleshooting a Bad GFCI Outlet, Testing and Replacing a GFCI Outlet.


Possible Causes for an Outlet Circuit not to Function

by Dave Rongey

How to Repair a Faulty Outlet Circuit: An Outlet Circuit that Tests OK but still Does Not Work, Here are some reasons why an outlet may not work properly and what should be checked.


What To Do When Surge Protectors Do Not Work

by Dave Rongey

Power Surges and Power Conditioning: Surge Protection for Your Home, UPS or Uninterpretable Power Supplies or Battery Backup Units.


How to Repair a Ceiling Fan

by Dave Rongey

Repair a Ceiling Fan: How to Identify and Repair Ceiling Fan Electrical Parts, Replacing Ceiling Fan Parts.


Sure Signs of Electrical Trouble with a Light Fixture

by Dave Rongey

How to Troubleshoot and Repair a Light Fixture: Indications of Light Fixture Wiring Problems, Light Fixture Wiring Splices, Moisture or Water Leaks Around Light Fixtures, How to Check Light Fixture Wiring, Hot Light Bulbs That Cause Wiring Problems.


How To Troubleshoot Electrical Outlet Wiring Problems

by Dave Rongey

How can I find out why my outlets are not working? How to Identify Electrical Wiring Problems with Outlets, Checking Outlet Wiring, Troubleshooting an Outlet Circuit.


When Aluminum Wiring Becomes a Real Fire Hazard

by Dave Rongey

Can you replace a 15 amp circuit breaker with a 20 amp circuit breaker if the wire is 12 gauge and it’s protected by a 15 amp fuse at the load? The Dangers of Aluminum Wiring and an Incorrect Circuit Breaker Size Can Lead to a Fire Hazard.


Split-Buss Electrical Panels

by Dave Rongey

Understanding Split-Buss Electrical Panels: Dave explains that a split buss circuit breaker panel allows the upper circuits to remain energized while the bottom section is controlled by a separate circuit breaker.


Why a EV Charging Station is Tripping a Circuit Breaker

by Dave Rongey

Wiring a EV Charging Station: 240 volt 30 amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station, I’m having a problem with a tripping circuit breaker.


Light Switch Wiring Diagrams for Fixtures

by Dave Rongey

Single Pole Light Fixture Wiring Diagrams: I have a single pole light fixture with 3 sets if wires coming into it.


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