Have you checked each breaker in your panel to make sure they are providing power out? Exactly how many receptacles are not powered and where are t...
Well, if you looked at how your receptacles are wired, they are in parallel. One wire goes to one side of the receptacle and the other wire goes to...
It uses two wires, all the inlets are wired in parallel. There is no polarity in the leads coming from the inlets or pans. Some central vac. wire i...
No difference at the end of the run, if you were splitting the power, meaning one hot all the time, and the other switched , then there would be a ...
Call an electrician who specializes in aluminum branch circuits. Look in the yellow pages, ask at the local electrical supply, ask your electrical ...
Try posting on the "fix it for em" section , there is a guy named Johnboy who is an expert on this stuff who should be able to help you.
As far as the dust issue goes, I believe if you get a really good filter like a 4 inch system , either pleated media or an electrostatic, along wit...
Cast iron boilers last a long time. I think mine is 25 years old and heats my house nicely, even after an addition. I too have radiators, and baseb...
It sounds like it would also be a major project to cap off your upstairs system. I would get some more opinions and estimates from some plumbers an...
So you have an existing 3-way circuit that is controlling some other lights already? You can probably extend the wiring from the fixture box to a r...
what is different about it? Is it a machine thread ot a coarse thread? Is it hex head or it it phillips? What length is it> how long are the threads?
Why are you going to make the people upstairs pay for expensive electric heat? You can easilly split the 2nd floor and have a 2 zone system, give t...
Well I don't know which is more efficient or which is cheaper, if you listen to their commercials then they either is better than the other. I do...
Sorry to hear about Sparky. Well if it is sized correctly there should be no problem. It is not the right way to do it, but I assume he did it ...
Well if the work was donr correctly ,the electrician should have pulled out the abandoned wires as per code. You should call him back on this. Was ...
Probably because if something lies on them, they can cause a fire. There have been numerous fires caused by halogen floor lamps, afterward they de...
Well since you are selling the house and you don't want to be responsible for any undisclosed discrepencies in your wiring, I would recommend havin...
Most electricians will probably shy away from aluminum wiring. You will probably get plenty of estimates to replave it. $$$$$$. You should try to f...
The halogen lamps get very hot, that is probably why they shouldn't be installed against the manufacturers instructions. Outside landscape fixtures...