I'm adding a circuit for two overhead lights in my basement. My house was built in the 1950s, and almost all the wiring I see in the basement (all ...
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I'm in a questioning mood today. A friend who lives near Chicago tells me that code in his county requires conduit everywhere in his house. Code wh...
I have zenith motion flood lites when I turn on with sw/ they flash for 1 second result when I hear somthing os no lites.In auto they work fine .
I'd like the opinions of you experienced and/or professional electricians on what you consider the best clamp meter and why.Also, if you've had any...
To the best of anyones knowledge, is their any electrical code in place in the US that permits AL wiring to be used? Thanks!Bill
I'm tired of messing with burned out remote control on a HamptonBay ceiling fan (ReddingtonII). I'm going to swap out the rc module and replace wi...
Hey all...I have located an inline thermostatic switch for use with 220 baseboard heat. Will it operate a 110 circut? I would never put 220 through...
I just installed new outlets in my bedroom. I used the backwire method because that is the way the old ones were, and then someone said that I sho...
I ran 4 wires to my new hot tub circuit. The wires terminate at a 50 amp GFCI breaker. The tub only requires three wires, two hots and a ground, th...
Hi! I have a subpanel in the detached garage that is fed by a 6/3 sheathed electrical cable, protected by a 50-amp double pole circuit breaker. On...
Our 1 1/2 yr. old Whirpool washer has started acting like it's severely unbalanced, when it isn't. It wobbles and shakes and even spins around 180...
First the element went, i took apart the dryer and tied the broken pieces back together, that lasted for a short while before it stopped working, I...
My dishwasher is leaving a white film and sandy stuff all over my dishes. I do use jet dry, what's wrong???
Going to be installing a slide-in range in the near future and am considering either the Jenn-Air or the GE unit. Going all electric for the conven...
I will be placing my new hot tub on my deck. I have installed a 50 amp GFCI breaker 7 feet from the hot tub edge. The GFCI is located under the sta...
Newbie hear,My wife bought a chandelier in Italy that was designed for export to USA. It has the familiar 3 wires, but they are blue, brown and y...
I got a MIG welder for x-mas that requires a 220V outlet, which I was going to install in my 100A elec panel in the garage. It turns out I really ...
Can a homeowner do electrical work in his own house? I called my town building inspectors office and they said that local county law (Westchester, ...
There is no GFI in my kitchen so I am installing a new one. My house is from the 40's but has circuit breakers. The old kitchen outlet has a hot an...