Trouble,If you have those little puck lights you may have created a fire hazard. Gennerally those are not to be mounted in an enclosed area where t...
electricmanscottMember since 11/05/01
This could be tricky. Of the three wires that connect to each switch the two that come into the switch box in the same cable are gennerally the "tr...
No, any splice point must be in an approved enclosure which must remain accessible. Rerouting the existing wiring or running a new one is the corre...
I would check the dimmer. Make sure it is compatible with the fixture. Magnetic or electronic low voltage fixtures require special dimmers. I have ...
The metal on the dimmer is supposed to get hot. The metal is a heat sink which is used to dissipate the heat generated by the dimmers operation. Di...
"The electrician wants $2400.00 to rewire, a little more than I can afford". This $2400.00 is far less than the cost of a new house after an electr...
You must find out what type of transformers power your track lights. Magnetic? Electronic? Then purchase a dimmer for that application.
Ask the landlord to hire an electrician. Also usually this type of control is a thermostat without the actual temperature settings and should not s...
Jay, you are making me nervous! I would probably say here, if you don't know what you can or can't touch safely in a panel, you might be better off...
Be extremely careful working in a service panel. Even with the main breaker off there can still be live parts.
The fact that you are asking basic questions such as these leads me to wonder if you are qualified to do this work. Wiring is not a good place to s...
National electrical code requires ground rod end to be below the surface unless protected from physical damage. No particular depth required just b...
sheathed electrical cable is ok in the rafters as long is it is not subject to physical damage which I suspect it would not be up there. When fis...
In addtion to what Joe said most panels will celarly specify how many (if any) minis you can install.
More than likely you connected it wrong. Standard three way dimmers should only be dimmed at one loctaion. Look at the house wiring for the dimme...
Time for a pro to take charge. Sounds like you night be in over your head.