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Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?


How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light Fixture and a Bath Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.


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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.


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How To Safely Remove A Broken Light Bulb


Here is the Process for Safely Removing a Broken Light Bulb


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Don’t Burn Your House Down – The Key to Safe Extension Cords


How to Make Sure Your Extension Cord is Safe: Extension Cord Safety, The Key to a Safe Extension Cord and The Problem With Extension Cords.


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Dryer Cord and Electric Circuit Wiring


My Dryer Cord that is Too Short, Can I Splice the Wires? I want to move my dryer to the other side of the laundry room but the cord isn’t long enough.


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Connecting an EV Charger in a Detached Garage


Can I plug my EV Car Charger cord into an apartment garage using an extension cord?


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Safety Guidelines For Light Fixture Projects


How to Install Do-It-Yourself Electrical Wiring Projects – As with any project, electrical or otherwise – Safety is most important, then comes knowledge – they actually go hand-in-hand. Understand what you are planning to do and then understand all the safety factors involved before attempting the project.


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What Is The Easiest Way To Install An Electrical Panel?


Installing an Electrical Panel: Can I feed a second sub-panel from the one I currently have in my home?


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Home Electrical Wiring Safety


Electrical Wiring Tips and Safety Advice about Home Electrical Wiring Projects and Electrical Repairs – All Home Electrical Wiring projects should be planned out to avoid mistakes which is outlined in this guide and throughout this website.


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Incorrect Outlet Ground Wire Could be a Shock Hazard


Is it safe to wire the ground wire to the neutral side of the outlet? Why a Ground Wire Should Not be Used as a Neutral Wire on a Receptacle Outlet.


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Replace MR16 Bulbs with MR16 LED Bulbs in a Track Light


I am looking to buy MR16 LED bulbs to replace the existing halogen MR16 in some track lighting. However, I noticed the existing halogen (6) bulbs are 24 volt, not the typical 12 volt.


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Is Your Electric Clothes Dryer Shocking You?


Why am I getting shocked by my electric dryer? How to Check a Dryer Electric Circuit, Troubleshooting Dryer Electrical Wiring Connections.


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Should Your Home Have An Electrical Safety Inspection?


What causes the lights in the home to pulsate when air conditioner is on…


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Electrical Code and Swimming Pool Light Fixtures


GFCI Ground Fault Protection for Swimming Pool Lights: NEC Article 680-20, As described in this electrical question, anyone who enters the pool with this light on is in Danger of Potential Electrical Shock!


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How Do I Correct Ground Wire Electrical Code Violations?


Correcting the Grounding System of Home Electrical Wiring: I have been upgrading some of the fixtures and dimmer switches in my house, When installing ungrounded fixtures and switches where would I ground them?


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Does Your Residential Electrical Service Need Replacing?


Home Electrical Safety Inspections are a great way to check your home for possible electrical problems.


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