You never know when you will run into switch leg wiring. With the 2 switches in the box it is more than likely that power comes into that box. B...
You can only control them separately if there is 3 wires (plus possibly a ground wire from wall switch box to the fan box.
"Thank you. On top of everything the garage door has a push button opener and if the lights go out you can not open the garage door and there is no...
Most likely you are using a digital voltmeter. They have a very, very high input inpedance and will measure phantom voltage cause by capacitive ...
From what I have seen in my local area and from people in other areas it all depends on the local store and manager. Look at the overall "look" ...
One the electric meter you have a disk. You can watch that disk and get an idea of how much power is being used. You can turn breakers on and of...
Even if you had the wrong size bulb in their it would not immediately cause the breaker to trip. Sounds like you have some kind of failure withi...
PVC is not approved for hot water. Maybe not for any water inside, have not checked the code that closely. You should replace it with CPVC. Or e...
The shaft goes through a packing nut. Under that nut is some packing or a seal. In most case just tighting up that nut SLIGHTLY is enough to sto...
The 3 light testers can give misleading results under some conditions where there is already a problem. IIRC an open neutral will give that indi...
There are several different ways depending on where the power is feed and the where the lights connect. This gives all of the different combination...
I can not cross reference the type of opener based on the remote model number, only the opener model number. But this list the program for remot...
Most ceiling fan lights have have limitations on the diameter of bulbs, but not the length. Candelabra based bulbs are commonly available in the...
Plastic DWV does cause gurgelling. If it is properly installed you might hear some noise in the walls from the water splashing down the pipes, b...
There are often ways to add receptacles without making any other holes than for the new boxes or places that are hidden such as behind baseboards. ...
"which is why electricity cost more than the fuels it is made from. " That maybe, but while at one time common it is no longer practical to burn...
In general, in the central plains states the electric rates are reasonable. But there are often special heating rates of some type or antoher. Y...
Look at the section of code on Motor circuits. The circuit wiring needs to be rated at least 125% of the operating current. The motor, it'sel...
"I have a 60 amp Junction box with 13 breakers in it already with two slots still available it is a General electric box wired Hot with no "Main Br...
#6 copper or #4 aluminum would be good for 15 amp circuit and just barely out of spec for a 20 amp circuit.