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
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Recent Electrical Wiring Projects in the State of Illinois
Wiring Light Switches and Fixtures
Switch wiring and the junction box: How to Wire Light Switches and Light Fixtures.Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture
How to Wire a Light Fixture with a Blue Wire, Orange Wire, and White Wire: Wiring a light fixture with a black and white wire.Wiring a Wall Switch and Outlet Combo Device
Electrical Wiring for a Light Switch and Wall Outlet: Combo Switch and Outlet, A Switched Outlet, GFCI Requirement for Switched Outlets.Wiring a 240Volt Air Compressor
I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?Why Dryers Will Not Dry Clothes or Produce Heat
Electrical Wiring Question from Keith in Illinois: Why is my clothes dryer is turning but not heating and not drying the clothes? How to Find Out Why Dryers Will Not Dry Clothes or Produce Heat.What is the Correct Electrical Wire Size for Your Project?
What type of wire should I use for Electrical Wiring? How to Select the Right Wire and Cable.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.Using Copper and Aluminum Wire for Home Circuits
When splicing aluminum and copper wires do the wire connectors need to be a special type? Wiring Methods for Copper and Aluminum Wires, Safe uses of Aluminum Wire for Larger Home Electrical Circuits.Understanding the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring
How to Configure the Ground and Neutral of Electrical Wiring: A ground wire is not intended to be a current carrying conductor. To use a ground wire for anything other than a ground would be very dangerous and is not recommended.Testing An Electrical Circuit For A Ground
Should I make sure my Circuits are Properly Grounded? How to Determine if a Circuit is Actually Grounded and how to proceed to bond your system for equipment protectionStop Smoke Detector False Alarms Once and For All
Why Do my The Smoke Detectors Keep Going Off During the Night? How to Stop Smoke Detector False Alarms.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.Power Quality and Your Home Electronic Devices
Why does my neighbor’s ac unit make my lights flicker? How Power Quality and Power Conditioners help protect Home Electrical Devices.Outlet Ground Should Never Be Jumpered To The Neutral
I was wondering if I could just run a jumper from the neutral at each receptacle to the ground terminal…Methods for Wiring Under Cabinet Lighting
What type of wire should I use when installing direct wired LED Under cabinet lights? The Basics of Wiring Under Cabinet Light Fixtures: Question.
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