Hi! This question falls under many categories but I figure I'd try here first. I have a water heater that because of space concerns in the house ...
Hi! I was curious if it violates code to use a wing nut inside a breaker box. The reason being I cut the ground and neutral wires too short so th...
Thank you all for taking the time to help me. Regardless of my question I can always find knowledgable people here who always help me out. Thanks...
Thanks for all the help. Let me make sure I understand this though. In my box it looks like the neutrals and grounds are connected to the same ba...
Thanks for the info Jarrod. As far as the main breaker in the subpanel, do I have to worry about having too big of a breaker or is it more like a ...
Hi i'm wiring a subpanel into my garage off of a 50 amp double-pole single throw breaker in my box. I'm using 6 gauge wire and runing it to the ma...
Thanks Tom! Is there any exceptions such as it being in a closet or no exceptions at all. Thanks again. Jim
My wife is wanting to extend our bathroom in our basement but the place she wants to extend it to is where our breaker box is. Is there any code f...
Yes tom fluorescent lights were what I was thinking of. Do you think I should add a new circuit because of the draw of the sump pump or what e...
Hi Tom! Thanks for replying. The crawl space only has one receptacle for the sump pump and is worn badly so I'll be replacing that receptacle alon...
Hi everyone hope you can help me out here. I would like to wire up some receptacles with halogen lights (kinda like what you see in a garage) in my...
you all have been a great help. My garage is attached but I hope and gathering by what's been said that since I won't be using every receptacle at ...
Code aside, is it going to cause any problem with lights dimming or throwing breakers or anything of that sort? Jim
Hi all. First I want to say thanks in advance. This board has been very helpful and I've only been here a short time. I am wiring up my garage a...
That makes sense. So what I'm getting from your answer, and please correct me if I'm wrong, is there is no way to get them perfect? I was kind of...
Hi everybody! I have a wall switch that controls both my light and a wall switch. Is there anyway to wire the outlet to stay on all the time but ...
Hi everbody. I'm installing electrical boxes in my unfinished garage. If I'm correct I need the box to be 1/2" past the 2x4 in order to be flush ...