It's possible you have everything wiring prefectly correct. But looking at the photo, my fear is the wires are old and brittle. You could have a br...
TechgromitMember since 12/27/06
Sorry I misread your original post. You already stated what the Wattage and Amperage of the Heater was. Turn off the 30 amp breaker and add up all ...
Usually Baseboard heaters are 20 AMP circuits. You'll have to check the Amperage rating on the baseboard heater to be sure. My guess would be it's ...
I would replace the transformer for the doorbell, it sounds like to me it's putting out too much voltage for the doorbell.
Generally replacing Thermostat is pretty easy if you don't mix the wires up. First things first, open up the old Thermostat and write down what col...
Your going to have to replace that line, I think you need 8 gauge wire for a 40 amp breaker, and your going to have to run a new line for the 110v ...
There's no reason to replace wiring just because its old. Other than an underrated ground wire, 1946 wiring works just fine. So long as its not giv...
A lot of older home have way too much on each circuit, when I brought my house a few years ago built in the 1950's, I broke up the cicuits into 2 a...
If you replaced a standard outlet with a GFI and the circuit has reversed polarity, the GFI will not work correctly, if at all. What kind of outlet...
Generally yes, 3-way switches use a Red, Black and White wire that's included in a 14-3 cable, but really all you need is 3 wires, it's possible to...
Check your ground wire, that's the wire that goes from the panel box to the ground, that connects to a 8 foot pole in the ground. A poor ground wou...
How many AMPs is your service panel? 50? 100? My first thought is an underrated service panel for the size of your house. One thing you can do, it ...
You need to read the AMP rating for each applaince, and add them up. General house circuits use 15 amp breakers, Kitchen and basement circuit shoul...