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RCCB fixed now the other side trips

Fluffyhead's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Fluffyhead in  Energy » Electrical » Installation 

RCCB was tripping at least 3 times a day I couldn't find a fault so I replaced and it seemed to have solved the issues but  ... read more »

Hot water wiring and thermostats

Steve Atkins's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Steve Atkins in  Energy » Electrical » Installation 

I cleaned the lime out of my electric water heater and installed new elements and thermostats. I followed the wiring diagram  ... read more »

Generator Transfer switch to subpanel instead of main house panel?

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

Installing a manual transfer switch for our generator to run some lights/outlets in our house. Nothing major. We have  ... read more »

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outside motion light sometimes not working

Dustin's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Dustin in  Energy » Electrical » Installation 

i have a outside garage motion light 100watt bulb...it keeps intermittently not working.. it is brand new. there was a metal  ... read more »

Can you put a dimmer on led rope lights

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is square d compatible with a federal pacific panel?

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I have a outlet that has 2 hot wires and 2 ground. can I bypass 1 of each

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

I have a outlet that has two hot wires and two ground wires can I put a wire nut on one of each and bypass them  ... read more »

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Installing dishwasher with no ground wire

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what gauge wire for 3 6 amp 240v heaters

ItsMe's Avatar (by Gravatar) by ItsMe in  Energy » Electrical » Installation 

I what to install 3 5 5 amp 240v heaters onto a single 20 amp breaker. Not sure what gauge wire to use.  ... read more »

buzzing in new electrical outlet

dana's Avatar (by Gravatar) by dana in  Energy » Electrical » Installation 

I just got my home rewired from 100 AMP to 220 AMP and got recipticals replasced and some installed if I plug things in  ... read more »

Can I install a sub panel in a room with a carpeted floor? Or hardwood floor?

Karen's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Karen in  Energy » Electrical » Installation 

NEC only refers to non combustible floor but does not define non combustible. NEC says must be non combustible flooring.  ... read more »

how to tell if circuit breaker is bad?

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

The circuit breaker for my kitchen keeps buzzing and sometimes it trips and sometimes not.Could it just be the breaker itself?  ... read more »

What is the standard location of a light switch in a multi-switch panel in residential construction?

Karen in Parker, AZ's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Karen in Parker, AZ in  Energy » Electrical » Installation 

I grew up in homes where the switch nearest the door was always the light switch. Now we are doing new construction and  ... read more »

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