You only need a 20 amp receptacle if its a single receptacle. If its a standard duplex you can use a 15 amp receptacle. On whatever you use be sure...
electricmanscottMember since 11/05/01
Could not even guess at cost. Old houses are generally easier to rewire as there are less obstacles to deal with and many ways to run the wiring. F...
Your electrician will know what to do. Based on your question you should give some thought to weather or not you should be doing this job. Water an...
Take a look at the wiring inside any appliance, such as an electric range. You won't find anything that is close to being rated at 50 amps. Don't w...
I prefer receptacles for resetting convienience. You also have more control over what you are protecting with the gfci which can be a big issue on ...
Are you sure the outlets that work and the outlets that do not are on the same circuit. Being in the same room does not mean that they are. If so y...
Is this turning into an arc fault discussion? This 50's wiring what type is it? I am guessing some type of sheathed electrical cable with no ground...
This is likely electric heating cables embedded in the plaster which can not be removed withoutremoving the plaster. As has been stated just have a...
Janet what are your needs in these rooms? If you are plugging in a lamp or two what you have may be fine. If you need more outlets for computers an...
This is not a code compliant installation, The washing machine must remain on its own circuit.
I have come across this before. Call an electrician now. If the sink is juiced the toilet may be and the tub as well. This is possibly a very dange...
Savannah, you said you are doing this for the protection of your family? With what you have posted, and the responses here, you actually are puttin...
DO NOT "upgrade" to a 30 amp fuse under any circumstance, this will be the the furthest thing from an upgrade you could do. I would be suspect of t...
If you want to dim from all three locations you can get the Lutron Maestro master dimmer and two remote location dimmers. Or the lutron Faedra mast...
Running a new circuit is just the right thing to do, regardless of the work involved. It is more than just diagnosing the problem. The micro should...