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...
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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...
we are building a new house and the contractor has installed an electrical outlet on the wall where the mirror goes. the mirror has already been i...
Hello, I am looking for a source/method of generating my own electricity to power3-5 250W ballasts and a pump (like a well pump)so I can take this ...
My boyfriend and I are in the process of buying our first home, originally built in 1917. During the inspection last Friday, we found that althoug...
I am installing 2 20 amp circuits in my kitchen using one 2-pole 20 amp breaker with 12/3. I want to put 2 GFI's at the beginning (one for the bla...
I just bought a old 2-story colonial (1924), and about 35% of the wiring is knob & tube. After reading a little about it, and examining it in the b...
I know there are some restrictions for installing a meter base with above ground service, but except for the 5 1/2' - 6' height, are there any whe...
I have a freezer that is a couple of years old. For some reason, the water that I put in the freezer (water bottles for drinking) freeze but the ic...
At what height should I run the electric in my kitchen for recepticals above the counter top?
This is something that has just started happening about three weeks ago. When I, or my Wife start the dryer, it runs for about 10 minutes and then ...
Looking for sources of glass and stainless cabinets such as from hospital or lab. Thanks.
Has anyone heard of or had experience with a device called Power Planner?They are voltage / amperage reducing items that run motors more efficientl...
I am installing new outlets in my bathroom. I have been told that I need to update my old breaker with a GFCI Breaker. What is the differance bet...
We are installing a ceiling fan where an existing light fixture was. The wiring from the house has a copper grounding wire, a black wire, a white ...
Greetings. Due to one of my kids playing Tarzan from a celing fan (don't ask). I'm now faced with the problem of re-assembling the fan wiring in t...
I have a ceiling fan that is controlled strictly by chains. One chain turns the light on and the other turns the fan portion on. I would like to ...
Need help to settle an argument. Should the fan blow down or up during the heating season?
while attempting to wire my compressor to my generator i took all the panels apart to see the wiring on my generac 5000w 41.7 amp 120/240volt the o...