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Our Water Heater is Not Working

by Dave Rongey

Amanda in Kentucky asks: We recently replaced our entire water line up to our home, However, since doing so we don’t have hot water.


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I Need to Run Wire from my Panel to a New Range

by Dave Rongey

What gauge wire should I use and what type of breaker do I need to install for a range? How to Run the Circuit Wiring for a Range.


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Rewiring a Light Switch that Feeds Another Light Switch

by Dave Rongey

I replaced the switch with a new switch, now the pantry light works, but the range light fan doesn’t.


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How to Fix a Overloaded Circuit Breaker Problem

by Dave Rongey

If too many things being used at the same time one of the breakers trips off. Can I change the breaker to a higher amperage, will this resolve my problem?


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Location of a Main Service Disconnect

by Dave Rongey

Is a main electrical service panel required to have a main breaker or disconnect switch? What is the NEC code article number that states this?


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How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage for a Stove

by Dave Rongey

My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.


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Wiring a 240Volt Air Compressor

by Dave Rongey

I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?


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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.


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How To Wire a New Switch and Ceiling Light

by Dave Rongey

How do I wire the new switch using power from the existing power line to turn on and off the new ceiling light? Wiring a New Switch from an Existing Power Source.


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Common Mistakes When Wiring a Switched Half-Hot Outlet

by Dave Rongey

I replaced the switch and outlets in a bedroom, why don’t they work right? How to Wire a Half-Hot Switched Outlet and Avoid the Most Common Mistakes.


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Wiring a NEMA 14-30P Cord for a Electric Dryer

by Dave Rongey

How to Wire an Electric Dryer Cord: Electrical Circuit Requirements for an Electric Dryer. Understanding the circuit and outlet wiring for a dryer.


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Connecting A Generator To A Home

by Dave Rongey

Planning and Installing a Generator with a Transfer Switch: How should I install the wiring to connect a generator to my home? How to Connect a Generator to a Home.


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Timers and Light Switch Wiring

by Dave Rongey

I’m trying to replace a single pole light switch with a timer light switch in a box that also has another single pole switch going to another light: How to Wire a Timer Switch for Lighting.


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How Many Electrical Wires In a Junction Box

by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Junction Box: Selecting a Junction Box for Electrical Wiring, The Basics of Electrical Junction Boxes, The number of wires that are allowed in a Junction Box.


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Replacing Ceiling Light Fixtures with Ceiling Fans

by Dave Rongey

How can I replace two ceiling light fixtures with two ceiling fans that also have a light kit? How to Wire Ceiling Fans and Wall Switches.


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Adding Electrical Wiring in the Home

by Dave Rongey

How should I install electrical wiring inside the walls of my home? Installing Electrical Wiring around Obstacles inside the walls and ceilings.


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