Hi! I am redoing my basement (I'm the one with that famous fuse box in the shower) and I realized that every outlets have a green insulated strande...
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I wired my house for a hot tub using 8-3 w/ground UF wire (from a 60 amp GCFI sub-panel to a 4hp hot tub motor). The inspector told me even if I ha...
i had an electrician install a fanlight in the bath. the problem is the beams go left to right. how do i vent out without borring 6" holes threw e...
I have a ceiling fan that has a pull chain to turn the ceiling fan on. The chain broke and I am changing the pull chain switch but don't remember ...
I have an oven-stove unit that has a three prong 220 pigtail but the outlet requires a 4 prong pigtail. Can I just replace the pigtail with a new 4...
Why do some only have a ground (green) wire and others a neutral (white) and ground wire of course along with the two black wires.
We remodeled two bathrooms a few years ago and installed identical light fixtures in each. Each fixture holds two 60 watt bulbs. On one of these ...
Can you GFCI protect outlets in a non-grounded two wire sheathed electrical cable wiring system?If so, please explain.
the light switch being off. Basically, I replaced two fixtures, one of which operates perfectly with the light switch. The other, however, remain...
hi! I recently bought a house where, when they finished up the basement, they placed the shower stall in front of... THE FUSE BOX!!! They even glu...
Here is my issue......I have a 3 way ciruit.I want to replace one 3 way switch with a dimmer. The line power goes to the first switch and then ...
Hi,I had to move to an apartment on the 3rd floor. I purchased a tripod to mount the 18inch dish on and flat coaxial cables to run under the window...
I am planning to move my existing interior breaker box from its current location inside the house to a spot underneath the house. My house is loca...
Hi. I am trying to install a grounding rod.The area near my electrical box is paved inwith concrete. I acquired a 3/4" star drilland hand drillin...
I recently moved into a new apt. - problem is with the dryer outlet it does not match the plug on my dryer - is this something easy to swap out or ...
I have some questions regarding the 2002 NEC definition of ‚Äúbathroom‚Äù specifically as it affects breaker panel placement. A room with a basin ...
We have a flat roof Spanish home built in 1931 with the original Knob & Tube wiring. The appearance from the attic crawl space is that it is in go...
I am building a garage in my backyard. How do I begin getting the electricity from the breakerbox in the house to the breakerbox in the garage?
Is aluminum wiring solid like copper or is it a coating over a copper core? I have been working on my new house (built 1946) to prep for my move i...
Right now I have a light/fan combo in my bathroom and just one switch for it. I would like to install a light/fan/heat combo, but want to have dif...