Is the fixture controlled by 2 switches?While the red wire is still disconnected, is there anything else in the area that doesn't work properly?
You didn't say if this is to be in your house. I don't know what the laws and codes say about that, but I think you should only use that equipment...
Have you verified that the problem is not in the device that you're plugging in?Do various devices, when plugged in to that spot, all trip the brea...
A 20-amp circuit should be using #12 or larger wire - not just a 20-amp breaker. If so, it's OK to use either 15 or 20-amp outlets.
The fixture itself will not "blow" light bulbs. However, I have seen a case where perfectly good bulbs were being thrown away because the connecti...
If you've made a good connection that's not going to work loose in time, then it's safe.
Chances are, the 15-amp breakers are wired with size 14 wire. A heavier-duty breaker would be UNSAFE because the wire could burn before the break...
12 receptacles is a LOT for one circuit. The pro's will probably tell you to use 2 circuits. Also, 16 lights should be enough to justify yet anoth...
You can break it down. "Open" the circuit at about the half-way point and see if the breaker pops. If not, trip the breaker, reconnect the open, ...
Got a contractor who is pushing cultured marble for the shower. I've looked at the local showroom and they look nice, but are very pricey.I'd like...
You will have uneven lighting in the room. You should either add some other lamps in the room, or go with another type of ceiling lighting. "Can" ...
To avoid moisture problems in the crawl space be sure to put down a layer of plastic on the ground. It makes a huge difference and costs little.
Push in connctors weaken over time. If you go back you can find several posts in which people describe failures of these connections. (I've experie...
The way to find the problem will likely be through observation.With the opener disconnected, try opening the door manually. It should open reasona...
This place advertises a 29-1/2". They might have a wider one. http://www.shelterproducts.net/pages/attic_stairs.htm
Are the two "areas" on the same side of the house? I once saw a situation where an airport's radar was causing an unusual problem with electronics...
New Year's eve guest dripped red wine on carpet. Best way to remove the stain?
My wife removed a ball-point-pen mark from the plastic handle of the refrigerator with Goof Off, but that discolored the off-white plastic. Is the...