The two breakers sharing the common neutral should be located next to each other so one is on a and the other is on b. If you have a tester you wil...
WiremanMember since 12/19/04
If the siding box you have has indentations for single gang boxes or octagon boxes you will have to cut them out and install boxes into them. If th...
Brian, the doorbell transformer that is mounted to the side of your panel is proper just as the connections from it to the #14 awg is. Be careful...
Burt, it sounds like you do have some loose connections and the dog might be trying to help you find it. Turn on all your lights in the area affect...
15 amp circuits may be used for the general receptacles and lighting except for the areas you mentioned. The dining room receptacles must be on a 2...
Gringo, I should learn not to respond to these requests at 1 am when I am very tired. I'm embarrassed to say I should have noticed all that Tom f...
I am taking for granted that the dishwasher is on a separate circuit from the island gfi, at least it should be. My first thought is that the wirin...
If you don't trust the materials on the market that say it does not harm concrete then use sand and sweep it up in the spring. Ron
I'm in the trades and many times the weather looked fine only to turn on us. We have worked late to get the job done and 90% of the time neighbors ...
Ron, thanks for the picture of your panel. It was a great help in diagnosing one of your problems. It does look like you may have some loose connec...
Bert, Is the home you bought a very old home, say from the 40's? In those days folks had drum type lighting fixtures in the kitchens in which they ...
Scott, just go to google and make a search for Challenger ch1000. I did and the parts were right there. Good luck. Ron
If it is blackened around the socket holes it usually means that somebody plugged a shorted item into it and as the plug made contact it flashed. I...
Dawlmesh, By your description it seems you have a line voltage thermostat controlling a 120 volt heater. If this is correct I am assumming that t...
920, Sent you a message earlier but it looks like it did not post. In my first reply I stated that you should replace the gfi receptacle and I to...
920, Just replace the GFI receptacle. They do fail and it sounds like yours has. If that gfi is behind the freezer you would still be following cod...
For single phase divide your watts by the voltage to get amps. You'll find on your residential system that the 220 volt heater will draw 1/2 the am...
Check the limit switches to see if they are running properly in both directions. You may have to replace the assembly. I just replaced mine at a co...
VB, The switch you are describing sounds like a three way switch. The light that is controlled from that switch is also controlled from some where ...