COMMUNITY FORUM

kennewman

03:53PM | 01/17/00
Member Since: 01/16/00
1 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
I saw the post that already told about this, but mine does not exactly fit this. Please tell me what I can do to Convert this 220 to 110. My outlet has a black wire, a white wire and a bare wire. Someone told me that I could take the black wire and hook it to a new receptacle, attach the bare wire to the opposite side of the receptacle, and wire-nut the white wire. I did all this and the receptacle does not work. Can someone help me?

afox

07:44AM | 02/09/00
Member Since: 02/07/00
2 lifetime posts
First of all you need to check the circuit pannel and find the double pole breaker associated with this circut. Secondly remove the breaker and replace it with a single pole breaker of the same amperage. Next take the white wire that was on the double pole breaker and connect it to the netural bar in the pannel. Then change the outlet coneccting the black wire to the dark (copper)screw and the white wire to the silver colored screw. The bare needs to be connected to the green screw. Also make sure the bare is connected either to the ground bar or the netural bar depending on the age of your pannel. Newer pannels have a seperate bonding bar screwed directly to the box. Hope this is of help.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Write a message on your pumpkin but avoid the trouble of etching or carving. Go for chalkboard paint instead! Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... A kitchen in a greenhouse—who wouldn't enjoy spending time in this light-filled space? Details that enhance the conservato... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... The Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl from Eldorado Outdoor is made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete, and offered in Oak Barr... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1