I agree with the other coment. If at all possible the panel should be replaced. These panels have several problems with them. 1) The breakers are...
MrElectricOlyMember since 05/11/03
The code is very specific on this type of installation. The short answer is no you can't mount them inside and make a hole for the cord. See NEC (N...
You must meet the code requirements in your area, so if AHJ (authority having jurisdiction - in other words the inspector) says it must be in condu...
You cannot wire the hot tub from the garage panel! You do not have enough capacity in a 40 amp panel to add a 50 amp circuit! You must come from th...
Please call a licensed electrician to trace the circuit out and connect it properly. Mr. Electric Jim SimmonsWA State Master Electrician
You must have connected the wires in a way that caused a short. Look at the wires and make sure none of them are up against a sharp edge and could ...
There is no rule that I am aware of that requires insulation to be kept away from any electrical box, except some recessed cans. If you are talking...
I have been an electrician for about 30 years and have never seen sheathed electrical cable type wire (non-metalic sheathed cable) with copper cond...
If cleaning it, or replacing the battery doesn't solve the problem you should replace it. The National Fire Protection Association recomends that ...
First I am not aware of any fire hazzard from curtains being in front of recepticles. They can be installed in the floor (if they are designed for ...
You need to run at least 2 separate circuits. One for lights and recepticles and one for the heat. You may be wise to consult the proffessional BEF...
Hopefully someone else answered your question by now. There are several potiental causes. 1) The thermostat could be bad (disconnect it and see if ...
You need to check with your local electrical inspector, or building official as to the code in your area as they can vary. Generally your descripti...
There are many other issues that need to be addressed. 1) It is illegal to install a paddle fan without a UL listed support box. 2) Wiring a fan in...
From your description I would recomend that you contact a local licensed electrical contractor to add the outlet for you. It needs to be done prope...
The box is probably not connected in the wall properly. Shut off the power, remove the outlet and see if the box is loose. If it is try adding a sc...
The way the fixture was connected originally was what we call a switch loop. The black wires are feeding power to the switch and the white from the...
Please hire a licensed professional for this one. He can provide a listed panel/transfer switch combination unit that can be installed by your main...
Call an electrician to fix the problem and check any other work you have done for your safety. Mr. Electric
Don't know why you would want to do such a thing! (just kidding). There are many paths to become an electrician, but they differ in each state. Ple...