Electrical Wiring in Illinois
Electrical Wiring in the State of Illinois
Recent discussions from homeowners located in Illinois about home electrical projects, including home improvements, room additions, remodel projects, electrical troubleshooting and electrical repairs.
Electrical Wiring Projects in Illinois
Wiring for GFCI Outlets. How can I wire a GFCI Outlet with no ground wire? Installing a GFCI Receptacle Where a Ground is Not Available.
Wiring for an Outdoor Light and Outlet. How to Wire an Outdoor GFCI Circuit for Outlets and Lighting: Install an outlet on a lamp post near the driveway: GFCI Wiring Connections for Outside Outlet and Lighting.
Wiring a GFCI Outlet with a Switch. How to Wire a GFCI Outlet with a Switch - There are a few different methods that are used to wire GFI Outlets but all start with locating the Line side of the GFCI Receptacle where the power source is attached as described.
Wiring a Bathroom Outlet. I want to add an outlet to a bathroom, where do I connect the new outlet? How to add an Electrical Outlet to a Bathroom.
Why Won’t My GFI Outlet Reset? Fully explained wiring instructions complete with a picture series of an installation and wiring diagrams can be found in the GFCI area here.
Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working? How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light and Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.
Why a Garage Lost Power to Outlets. I lost power in my garage, how can I fix this? Why Garage Outlets Trip Off and How to Reset the Power.
Troubleshooting a GFCI Problem In a Shed. How to Troubleshoot GFCI Circuit Wiring: Methods of GFCI Protected Wiring, Troubleshooting GFCI Circuit Wiring in a Shed.
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Recent Electrical Wiring Projects in the State of Illinois
Replaced a Light Fixture Now Nothing Works
I replaced the light fixtures now nothing works when I turned the breaker back on. How to Troubleshoot a Light Fixture Problem.3Wire and 4Wire Kitchen Range and Stove Circuits
How can a stove be connect to a 3-wire outlet? 3Wire and 4Wire Range and Stove Circuits, Wiring 3 prong and 4 prong Range Cords.Bathroom Light Switch Wiring Diagrams
Where do all the wires connect to a light switch? Electrical Wiring for a Bathroom Light Switch with Wiring Diagrams.Wiring Light Switches and Fixtures
Switch wiring and the junction box: How to Wire Light Switches and Light Fixtures.How to Install and Wire a Baseboard Heater
How to Wire a Baseboard Heater: Wiring Connections for a Baseboard Heater Thermostat, Thermostat Mounted on the Wall Heater Unit, Remote Thermostats or Wall Mounted Thermostats.How to Fix an Electric Circuit Problem
How to Locate and Repair Electrical Circuit Problems: Electrical tips for fixing an electrical circuit problem when lights and plugs do not work.Common Mistakes When Wiring a Switched Half-Hot Outlet
I replaced the switch and outlets in a bedroom, why don’t they work right? How to Wire a Half-Hot Switched Outlet and Avoid the Most Common Mistakes.About Light Fixtures and No Ground Wire
How can I wire switches and light fixtures when there is no ground wire? How to Install a Light Fixture without a Ground Wire.Installing a Track Light and Wall Switch
I want to install Track Lighting on the ceiling, will I need to install a double switch? How to Install a Track Light.Using Correct Light Bulbs for Your Light Fixture
I changed a Light Bulb and now we Smell Burning Plastic, What Should We Do? Replacement Light Bulbs for Light Fixtures.
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