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...
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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...
I recently bought a home built in 1951. The fuse box has been replaced with a circuit breaker but I was surprised to find that the actual wiring h...
I'm looking for some assistance. The room I have my Computers in has 4 wall boxes each with the standard two outlests in it. There are two wall box...
Hello,I removed a wall that had a light switch in it. I moved the switch to another wall in the room. The wire that runs from the light to the swit...
I have installed several 8' long fluorescent lights in my workshop. The light is great but the HUM from the balusters (not sure of spelling) is dr...
I could joke that it hums because it doesn't know the words, But on a serious note - The ice maker on our 6 year old GE frig hums while it rotates ...