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I recently replaced an old style switch to the more updated rocker kind. I thought I did it right. I am able to switch the light off and on howev...
I noticed while changing several switches in my house that some of the ground wires in the junction boxes are left quite long (12-18 inches) with ...
I would like to run a 220 line to my workshop for a cabinet saw (220V/30 Amps), which is in a detached garage (20' behind the house). It is curren...
HI,Origianlly we were going with plastic pipe for our water line, then someone fouled up and ended up delivering copper instead. Is it still code ...
I am in the design stage of finishing my basement. I have done some electrical work, but I am not an expert by any means. I do know code for elec...
I have an exterior light on an outbuilding but no wiring to the house. I would like to install some sort of RF gizmo on it so I can activate it re...
I just installed a 30 amp, 240v 4 wire plug for a Bosch dryer. I have power at the box and at the plug but the dryer will not turn on HELP!!!
Hi- I replaced both a switch and an outlet, where the switch controlled the outlet. Now, no matter what, the outlet is on. I was very careful to...
Hi Group, I am doing all the wiring for my new home. I am trying to hook up the metersocket for my overhead service, but it doesn't look like what ...
nearly all the new aplliances will be GE and the color will be bisque. however, the dishwasher will be a Maytag in bisque. can we expect the two ma...
I am finishing off the attic for office / bedroom space. I require 220v for two baseboard heaters and 110v for a few other circuits for receptacles...
I am wiring my basement to be finished. I am putting 10 recessed lights in the ceiling. Can I put them on a 20 amp breaker circuit with 12 gauge ...
Florescent fixture (4; 48inch tubes) in kitchen has trouble lighting during periods of high humidity. New tubes seem to help for a few months, bu...
Hello folks, I am hoping someone can help me. While I'm not necessarily a rookie at home wireing, this is a new one by me, and I'm somewhat stumped...
This morning I herd a little "explosion" kind of noise under my Jennair Electrical Cooktop. It's been raining for two days and so I thought somethi...
I recently replaced 4 old light fixtures with recessed lights (Halo). They are all on the same circut and I am not using a dimmer switch. The bulb...
Our ceiling fan fell today and in panic I forgot to check how it was wired before I took it apart. So I checked the light switch and it has a red w...