I recently installed a decorative Florescent Light in my kitchen. Everything we well until I turned it on. It likes to make a nerve racking buzzi...
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I am 24 and looking to buy my first house. My father was an architect, so I grew up around construction of homes and have a basic idea of what I n...
I was given a dishwasher by a friend who moved a bought a new one. I have gone out and bought all the adapters to make it work with the sink. I n...
Hello,I just bought a new fridge that has one of those in-door ice and water dispensers. Of course, the ***** guys brought it into the house and ...
Recently I had a inspector tell me that the minimum wire size to feed a garage is #6 (overhead). There is only a light and plug in the Garage. I th...
upon inspection, i found that the outlet has no ground connection. I am wonder if that is blamed for pc monitor burned out.
After tearing the drywall off of one side of a hollow wall, I rewired the exposed area with a couple new circuits and 3-way switches. My questio...
This may seem obvious, but should the total amperage of the circuit breakers be the same or less than the svc. in the panel, or can it be more? We ...
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 ...
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...