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...
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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...
Help! need information on periscope dryer venting systems.october 4/02
Recently I have noticed my appliances and lights dimming whenever another appliance is being used. Example: I have the exhaust fan over the range o...
My electric dryer is not heating. I have been told to check the coil, some ceramic transfer block and heating sensor. I have seen where they are ...
Please, has anyone any idea why our upstairs tv's, change channel or turn themselves off, when any upstairs light switches are used?
I'm replacing old grounded receptacles. According to the NEC, should the U-shaped hole for grounding, that is in the new receptacle, go on top, wh...
I recently replaced my wall switch with a dimmer to control the ceiling fan and light (single dimmer). Although both the light & fan work properly...
I have a wall light above the sink wired to the wall switch in my bathroom. Would it be alright to also connect the newly installed exhaust fan/lig...
HOW TO INSTALL IN A HOUSE WITH NOBBIN 2 WIRING- THREE-WAY SWITCHES CONTROLING TWO LIGHTS?
I own a large two-family duplex home that I am about to sell. It has separate electric meters and 2 electrical boxes - one for the 1st floor and o...
I've got an electrical problem. I've started getting shocked while taking a shower. It only happens when I touch the metal plate surrounding the ...
I have installed many GFCI outlets in my home in the 2 bathrooms and the kitchen, and I am having problems with the 2 in the bathrooms. In each ba...
HelloI am finishing my basement. The builer dropped a wire down through the floor from the upstairs door chime so that another could be hooked up ...
I need to install a new 15 amp circuit breaker in my box. This breaker controls several outlets and a dishwasher in the kitchen. Looking at breaker...
When using a hair dryer on a wall receptical, I noticed that our overhead lighting dimmed significantly and did not brighten until the hair dryer w...
I am installing an elevated dishwasher cabinet that is 10\' from the sink. I have a drainline in the wall where the new dishwasher will be installe...
My house is 26 years old and was built when aluminum wiring was the fad. Should I have any concerns regarding this. I have heard tales that you sho...