If you have mostly wall to wall carpeting and it is deep, then you may want to spend the extra money on the 120 volt powered. You dont have to make...
Sure, go ahead and wire both loads on one single pole toggle switch and do away with that duplex switch. Use one wire in a pigtail and wirenut the ...
If both switches are in the same electrical box, then it would be very easy to eliminate one switch and wire the two loads onto one switch. You wou...
Do you mean a wall switch that is 3 way? Usually there are 2 of those not a single. Do you mean a rotary switch on the fixture which lights one lig...
If there was only one outlet where the neutral was open, then the rest of the outlets would have been ok. If the open affected outer outlets down t...
I am building a deck, my 2x10s are different widths one is 9 1/4 one is 9 3/8 one is 9 1/2. Should I notch or plane the joists where I rest them on...
Seems like a good advertisement for deckblocks. I started buying them for a deck I planned on building, no inspector would allow them in New Jersey...
Well it could be a defective GFCI, it could be a surge in the line,or it could be a real ground fault in the devices plugged in to it. Where is it ...
If you only have the 2 conductirs in the box + ground,then it is only a switch leg and there is no neutral in that box. You will have to run anothe...
You can use Aluminum. It is usually used for services and feeders, but not on branch circuits. Dont nick the wire when you skin it, Use a wire brus...
As long as the ground wire is attached to the box, the box is metal, the mounting screws go directly to the box, the metal of the receptacle will t...
You have an electric dryer and the house has a hookup for a gas dryer. You will need a new 30 amp. 220v circuit or get a gas dryer.
As long as the screw is rated for the wire it is ok to screw the stranded wire. Usually the new panels are the compression type which will be fine....
Your biggest dilemma will be to find a cooling thermostat rated for your AC. What is the rating on it? What is the voltage? The biggest rated cooli...
You should not put two wires on one screw. The reason being is that if you must disconnect one you will be loosening the other which may have a loa...
The reason I said to call an electrician is because the sparking you said happened. If you didn't have the mind to have this taken care of as soon ...
Sure, why not. It also sounds lie that in 15 years ,you haven't had any electrical problems. As long as the fuses are replaced with the proper size...
It sounds like you have a duplex switch. The line side is hooked up the the load side and vice versa, reverse the feed and loads, and see what hap...