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Recent Questions about Electrical Wiring
Connecting an EV Charger in a Detached Garage
Matthew in California asks: Can I plug my EV Car Charger cord into an apartment garage using an extension cord?
Wiring a 15amp 125volt Receptacle with Multiwire Configuration
Michael in Maine asks: Is it permissible to connect a 15A, 125V duplex receptacle to both phase conductors of a 120 240V, single phase multiwire branch circuit?
Cord Size for an Electric Log Splitter
Scott in Washington asks: What size extension cord should I use for an electric log splitter?
How Should I Label Electric Service and Distribution Panels
John in California asks: How should I label the Main Meter Service Panel and the Service Distribution Panel with all the breakers for the home?
How to Wire a Replacement Water Heater
Mark in Idaho asks: How do I wire a new water heater when the wiring is differently than the old water heater?
Why a Dryer Does Not Dry Clothes
Chris in Mississippi asks: Why did our dryer quit blowing hot air?
Which Fuse for an HVAC Unit FLNR60 or FRN-R60
James in Maryland asks: What is the difference between a FLNR 60 Fuse and a FRN-R 60 Fuse?
How to Replace an Outlet with a GFCI
Adriel in Florida asks: I'm trying to replace a kitchen outlet for a GFCI one. How do i hook up the new GFCI outlet?
Wiring a Light Fixture to a GFCI Outlet
Tom in Florida asks: I added a spot light to an outside receptacle, checked for voltage before closing up box, now the light does not work, could it be the GFCI receptacle?
Wiring a New Electric Range to an Old Circuit
Jerry in Colorado asks: Our kitchen range has died and we are purchasing a new electric range. Is our existing circuit wiring going to work?
Replaced a Ceiling Fan Now it is Not Working
Kris in Missouri asks: My son and I replaced a Ceiling Fan in his bedroom. The fan and light were working prior to replacing, now it does not work.
Installing 220Volt for a Range and Dryer in a Basement
Sal in Utah asks: I am installing new 220volty lines for a range and dryer running through an exposed Basement ceiling. Does the wire need to be in conduit?
My Breaker Keeps Tripping as Soon as it is Reset
Charles in Ohio asks: My breaker keeps tripping as soon as it is reset, and my home just had new siding and door frames installed.
Install Wiring for an Outside Light
Armando in New Jersey asks: We are going to install an outside light with conduit. Can We use MC cable (BX cable )inside the conduit?
How to Replace a Dimmer Switch With a Single Switch
Richard in Rhode Island asks: I want to replace a dimmer switch with a single throw switch. The dimmer switch has a black and white wire and a ground wire.
Replace a Light Switch with a Programmable Switch
Emily in Texas asks: We are trying to replace our front porch light switch with a Honeywell programmable wall switch, model RPLS540A. We have a ground wire attached to the current light switch with a screw.