I just bought a 40 year old house. I am replacing all 15 amp duplex receptacles in the house because they are all old. The circuit breakers to thos...
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A friend of mine recently had a scary situation where her power went out in her home and all of her electrical appliances started smoking. I had h...
I had a hard wire smoke detector start to chirp. Replaced all of the batteries. Still chirped. Replaced all the smoke detectors since they were a...
To install this water heater, I need a 40 amp two-pole circuit breaker. Can you tell me what type of wire I should use with 40 amp two-pole circuit...
What I need is a manual for this particular appliance. when we bought the house it was already installed and we have never really been able to acti...
Bathroom unit has combo light/fan. The fan is on dial (timer) and light is on a switch. The light works fine when the fan is off. But if the dial (...
I have a ceiling fan I'm trying to install with the following coming from the ceiling: 1 red, 1 white, 2 black (one with white paint on it) and 1 b...
Shoud the outlet show the 'happy face' right side up or upside down? (As you can see I know nothing about this) If I plug in the hair drier, the ...
I just bought the microwave and am going to attempt to install it. The one problem I have run into is the wiring. The microwave has a 3 prong plu...
Here's the scene! Old attic bedroom light fixture had two bulbs and a built-in outlet. The light turned on and off via a wall receptacle which ha...
My flickering lights has been an ongoing situation for a few years. The main breaker has been replaced, the fuse box has been inspected for loose ...
Hello - We have two outlets in our living room on the same wall. I had an electric throw plugged into one and it (the throw) stopped working. The...
I am looking for a manual for a Nelco Model 5102 A Sewing Machine. I acquired it from a private person. Didn't have manual.
Are there such things as wireless light fixtures (that are stylish for a kitchen) or even mounting boxes that would eliminate the need to physicall...
I live in a 15 year old home. Yesterday the light came on in the dining room by itself. It is a single dimmer switch. I tried to turn it off, but...
I have 2 sets of detectors. One from alarm co. and one from builder of my home. Ones from builder keep chirping. If I remove all the batteries, ...
Can I and how do I use a packaged remote control for a ceiling fan/light combination unit, when my house already is wired for separate fan versus l...
I have three zone heating on my boiler and baseboard heating but only two thermostats. the missing thermostat would have served the attic, but it ...