Electrical Wiring in Washington
Electrical Wiring in the State of Washington
Recent discussions from homeowners located in Washington about home electrical projects, including home improvements, room additions, remodel projects, electrical troubleshooting and electrical repairs.
Electrical Wiring Projects in Washington
How to Activate a Garage Light from the Garage Door Opener
Here is a easy solution to activate a separate garage light that would be triggered by the garage door opener using a socket adapter that can be connected to any light fixture and operated by your garage door opener.
Receptacles Not Getting Full Power
Why Do I Only Have 70 Volts on a 120 Volt Receptacle? How to Troubleshoot and Repair Outlet Problems, The Most Common Problem with Electric Outlets and How to Repair Them.
How I Install Circuit Breakers in Electrical Service Panels
How to Install Circuit Breakers: Organizing the Circuit Cables and Wiring, Making up the Grounds and Neutral Wires, Installing the circuit breakers.
Low Voltage Yard Lights Not Working
Why do my low voltage yard lights turn off 2 or 3 hours after turning on?
How to Locate an Electrical Wiring Problem
I have a very unique problem in a home where on a 20 amp circuit the bare conductor is carrying the positive or hot side of the 120 volt and the black conductor is acting as the ground and the white is the neutral.
Junction Box Splice for a 220 Volt Electric Range Cable
How do I Splice a 220 Volt Cable in an Electrical Junction Box? Splice Electrical Wires, What to do with the Ground Wire.
How to Install New Wiring
I would like to add an overhead light to the master bedroom, I'm just not sure how to wire the switch that controls outlets controlled by the switch: Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Switch.
Panel Wiring for a Home Theater
How to Wire a Home Theater System: Home Theater Multimedia Panel, Audio and Video Wiring, The central wiring and cables and connections for the audio and video components.
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Recent Electrical Wiring Projects in the State of Washington
Zinsco Magnetrip Breakers and Electrical Panels
Should I replace my Zinsco Electric Service Panel? Zinsco Magnetrip Panels and Circuit Breaker Problems.
Wiring Two Power Sources for a Submersible Pump
How can I have two power sources connected to a single pump and control each separate power source? Control Options for a Wiring a Pump with Two Sources of Power.
Wiring for a Electric Panel in a Pump House and a Home
Can we run power from the electric utility pole to a large pump house main panel and then to a panel at the main house?
Wiring an Electric Dryer for a 3-Wire Cord
How should I wire the connectors for a dryer cord? Wiring a Dryer Cord: How the electric dryer is wired and what to do if your cord does not match the plug.
Wiring a Switched or Half-Hot Outlet
Wiring a Half Hot Switched Outlet: Question, I'm trying to wire my top outlet to be always hot and the bottom outlet to a switch.
Will T5 Lamps Work With A T12 Electronic Fixture Ballast?
Retrofitting T12 or T8 to T5. Current fixtures utilize electronic ballast. Will T5 operate on existing ballast or require new...
Why Does My Hot Tub Stop Working
My Hot Tub is Tripping Off, is the Wire Size Right?
Why an Outlet Does Not Work When It Tests OK
My son blew the power in his room when he plugged in a computer. My husband used an electrical meter that showed there was power...
Why a Neutral Electrical Circuit Wire May Be Hot
What could be causing the copper ground and neutral wire be hot? Power went out in bathroom and I checked the circuit breaker, and the GFCI and it seems fine.
What to do with Unused Electrical Circuit Wiring
How do I disconnect the electrical wires and leave them in the panel for future use? Disconnecting Unused Electrical Wires, How to Keep Spare Electrical Wiring Safe for Future Use.
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