Maybe not as simple as you think. Many alarm systems use a supervisory current in the circuit that would allow the alarm panel or control panel to ...
Tom OMember since 09/17/02
Can you shoot a digital picture of the wiring diagram that hopefully is glued on the inside of the alarm panel and put it here for us to see? W...
Is your fan/light operated from a wireless remote that includes a dimming function? If so, the problem could be in the receiver. Did this problem j...
Try disconnecting the wire that runs from the light to the receiver. Use the remote to turn on the light. If the breaker doesn't trip, then you lik...
Well, we definitely know what your priorities are, comfort & food. As far as combining the 120 / 20 amps, 20 + 20 in this case equals 20. B...
Patrick, Your circuit breaker box looks like a typical custom made for the military item. Is there just one busbar for the neutrals & grounds? T...
4/0 aluminum or 2/0 copper if you're protecting it with a 200 amp breaker. If you want to drop down to a 100 amp breaker to protect this feed, then...
If you can account for all switches working correctly and actually controlling something, you might want to look inside the switch boxes in rooms t...
This picture is a good example of why the code was changed to the current requirement. There are probably millions of the old single screw mount co...
This question is not quite as simple as it looks. There are circuits in your house that are required to be 20 amp circuits, such as the laundry ...
The most obvious code violation is that the hole for the ground prong is on the right side and everyone knows it belongs on the left. :-)' Serio...
A lamp could be a bulb or a tube or some other configuration. What it is installed in is either a fixture or a luminaire. You might also check into...
What you're hearing is the lamp filament vibrating. The first thing to try would be another brand of lamp.
Well, the Yellow Pages listing for Electrical contractors might be easiest. However, if you're a glutton for punishment, then you could try disc...
I sympathize with your attempt to save some cash, but the only trims that you should use for your cans are the ones that are shown in the manufactu...
Yes, they do work provided that the person that installed the lamps didn't crank them in as tight as humanly possible. McGill is one brand that ...
I've seen cable installations in sidewalks of some businesses & they work great. You will probably need a beefy service depending on how many squar...
Ask the inspector (nicely) for a code reference. There may be a limitation on the number of square inches of penetration that is allowed and a ...