I have a hard-wired smoke detector in my apartment that runs on battery backup. (The apartment is not in a complex, but is located in my landlord's...
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I have a switch with 2 lights. One comes on all the way and the other is dimmed no matter what bulb is put in there. Replaced the switch and chec...
I have changed a ceiling light for a fan in another room. Can I change the 4-speed switch too or does the wiring need to be changed?
I have a 15 amp GFCI outlet in a master bath, the circuit breaker for the bathroom is 15 amp. Can I plug a 1875W hairdryer into the lone GFCI outle...
I have a stove from a house it was rated at 50A I bought a mobile home with a double 30A breaker. can I use the stove on this 30A if I change the p...
We have a hardwired smoke alarm that has started beeping. We have disabled the whole smoke alarm system from the ceiling and the ceiling is still ...
Recently we had a few break in attempts in our neighborhood and this has forced me to take a decision to buy a home security system. I am thinking ...
I have Kenmore Elite (mod# 665.13124K701) dishwasher that leaks at the float assembly (under float on the right front of machine). Sears tech's ha...
I replaced all 5 hard-wired/battery detectors in November 2013. In October 2014 I heard chirping every 40 seconds and replaced all batteries and re...
Hi, Does anyone know where I can buy a back mounting plate for a sconce. Lost the back plate. The sconce is a plug in swing arm and it has a hole f...
I am relocating a flush mounted pendant light fixture. The switch controls power to the flush mounted ceiling box. It works as it should. I get 120...
I have to replace my old incandescent bulbs in a fixture with new led bulbs. The fixture says to not use bulbs above 40 watts, which is what I use...
today while tv was on, it went off, my desktop went off, and everything died, in my comp rm, and the next room also, no power to plugs or ceiling l...
If you have a branch circuit 20 amp wire (e.g. 12/2) and you run that wire both TO and THROUGH a 15 amp receptacle, does that create a bottleneck? ...
I have a Hampton Bay Dusk to Dawn outside light SKU#240336. I simply changed the burned out lightbulb. Now it only turns on with the switch. Ple...
This morning I notice that the time clock was not working, but every other appliance in the kitchen is working. I try to open the oven door, but it...
I have a new addition on my house, basically three big rooms. The upstairs BR has 8 recessed light cans. The downstairs LR, directly below the BR...
First time poster, semi-frequent lurker here! We completed a kitchen remodel 10 months ago (October'ish) and we've recently run into a problem w...