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Electrical Question: How Can I Fix a Voltage Problem in my Electrical Wiring?

I’m moving into a new apartment on the second story of a 3 story Victorian house that is approx 110 years old. The electrical supply box is relatively new which was installed when the landlord made the move to install 220v baseboard heaters. I haven’t been able to figure out how the original wiring is run in most of the apartment. I have a 100A main, two 20amp dual pole breakers, two 15a, a dual pole independent 20a breaker and a 30a breaker all located in the basement. There is also a fuse box with two 15a time delay fuses.

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This electrical question came from: Stosh, from North Wales, Pennsylvania.

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Thanks for your electrical question Stosh.

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Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring

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This is a testing tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and is the first test tool I grab to help identify electrical wiring. It is a Non-contact tester that I use to easily Detect Voltage in Cables, Cords, Circuit Breakers, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, Outlets and Wires. Simply insert the end of the tester into an outlet, lamp socket, or hold the end of the tester against the wire you wish to test. Very handy and easy to use.

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The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets..

The wire stripper will work on both solid and stranded wire. This tool is Very Handy and Easy to Use.

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