Sometimes it is just best to hire an electrician. Not all problems can be solved on the web. Troubleshooting mobile home wiring can be a real pain,...
Tom OMember since 09/17/02
If the neon light tester is lighting at all, voltage is present. You need to take a voltage reading from line to neutral, and line to ground. If yo...
If you really need a surge protector, the I will reccommend my personal favorite which is a Hubbel #HBL5262IS which is equipped with an audible al...
You didn't happen to record how the wires were hooked up previously did you? At the very least, tell us what colors of wires are involved.
There is a good possibility that you have too much load for the breaker. Just to be sure that it is not an actual ground fault, unplug everything a...
Lowering the load should not affect the GFI receptacle trip other than you might be removing whatever piece of wiring that is causing the problem. ...
Start by looking in the switch box for the number of wires. post what you find and describe them by color and quantity and what they are connected ...
Unless there are instructions that indicate the fixture could be hard wired, then you should avoid making any modifications to the fixture or usin...
I really can't give you any advice about rewiring to 240 volts, but it may not be necessary. Generally speaking, the pressure switch should blee...
As a rough rule of thumb in the area I live in (WV), 10 watts per square foot in a reasonably well insulated house will maintain a 90 degree temper...
If your are talking about a pendant light fixture, the only way to convert it to plug in, and stay in compliance with the National Electrical Code,...
From your description, the problem is likely to be what is called a "loose neutral." This condition will cause the voltage on one phase to go down...
Most homeowners find plastic much easier to work with. Assuming that the hot tub will be outdoors, as long as your cable is in the interior of a...
The leakage current that UL tests appliances for is limited to .5ma The minimum trip that is allowed by UL standards for GFCI's is 4ma which is 8 t...
If the AC unit you're referring to is the condensor part of your central air conditioner, then you will need a low voltage cable that is marked CL2...
The correct height is knee high so you can rest your right angle drill on your knee and not get an aching back (holes too low) or aching shoulders ...
There is no acceptable repair that I know of. I've seen cable so old and worn that there was no outer covering left at all, you could see the neutr...
The general rule is that each occupant shall have ready access to all overcurrent devices supplying their occupancy. As usual, there is an exceptio...
1. Not always. In this case, the feeder to the house from the pole can be a 3 wire feeder consisting of 2 hots & the neutral (check with local code...