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other ways to run electric over concrete with out busting it up

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Wiring 

i want an electric or solar sliding gate but in order to get electric there i have to bust up concrete  ... read more »

Cannot change spotlight blub

Raj's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Raj in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

Hi guys. Haveing trouble with changing a spotlight blub. Had these spotlights installed around 6years  ... read more »

House Fan Repairs and Troubleshootongs

Ross's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Ross in  Energy » Electrical » Motors »

I have a Fan that started to Squeak it seamed was the bearing. Pulled the motor apart cleaned and  ... read more »

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Baseboard heaters

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical »

I am looking into installing 5 1000 watt baseboard heaters on the second floor of my house. Would it  ... read more »

Turning stove on high resets breaker -- but it goes out again randomly. Why?

Steve R's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Steve R in  Energy » Electrical » Wiring 

Our house (built 1913 but my guess is rewired in 1950s) has the usual 110-220 service. Seemingly randomly  ... read more »

How to replace wall switch to garbage disposal also connected to dishwasher.

Gary's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Gary in  Energy » Electrical »

I've already replaced the switch. There are 3 black wires & a ground coming out of the box in the  ... read more »

Changing location of flood light, wires are short, what to do?

Rob U's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Rob U in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

changing location of flood light two wires come into box both are short for new location do I add two  ... read more »

Will a furnace blower motor work if left it in the rain?

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outdoor lighting - what is the difference between a dust to dawn and motion sensor fixture

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Do Slider Dimmers "Weaken" over time?

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

I have 6 x 65 W recessed Halo ceiling lighting fixtures on a 3 way circuit including one slider dimmer  ... read more »

Water leakage in the bedroom

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Safety Codes »

After raining all day I discovered that the lights in my bedroom had gone out. After resetting the circuit  ... read more »

can i use a slow blow ceramic fuse in microwave

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Why did all my backyard lights stop working?

Rick's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Rick in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

I have 3 fixtures in my backyard all on the same switch. 2 are motion detectors and 1 is not. All 3  ... read more »

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what bulb watt size to use as heater in pumphouse

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outage motion sensorm light does not work

Mahamane's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Mahamane in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

After losing the power about 30 minute my motion sensor light stopped working. I would like to know if  ... read more »

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what rating should i use for outdoor christmas fairy lights

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Screws won't come out of ceiling box to replace cross bar. Help

David's Avatar (by Gravatar) by David in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting »

I'm trying to put up a new ceiling fixture that won't work with the old cross bar. The screws that  ... read more »

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