Articles about electrical repairs
Do I need to Install New Circuits and Rewire my Light Fixtures? How to Plan and Upgrade Home Electrical Circuits.
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.
How should I Identify Electrical Conductor Wiring? NEC Article 200.7 (C) Re-Identifying Ungrounded Neutral Conductors.
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.
What is the best way to repair damaged electrical wires? Methods for Repairing Damaged Electrical Wires.
Garbage Disposal Circuit Wiring: Electrical Connections for a Garbage Disposal, Disposal Switch, Dishwasher Disposal Wiring in Older Homes.
Why does my GFCI Outlet Circuit loose power and stop working? Troubleshooting a Bad GFCI Outlet, Testing and Replacing a GFCI Outlet.
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.
Power Surges and Power Conditioning: Surge Protection for Your Home, UPS or Uninterpretable Power Supplies or Battery Backup Units.
Repair a Ceiling Fan: How to Identify and Repair Ceiling Fan Electrical Parts, Replacing Ceiling Fan Parts.
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 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.
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.
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.
Wiring a EV Charging Station: 240 volt 30 amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station, I’m having a problem with a tripping circuit breaker.
Single Pole Light Fixture Wiring Diagrams: I have a single pole light fixture with 3 sets if wires coming into it.