Wires in a hole awaiting the installation of an electrical box

Installation of an Additional Wall Dimmer and New Ceiling Light Fixture

Dear Mr. Electrician: Is it possible to install an additional dimmer next to an existing...

Testing and Replacing a GFCI Electrical Receptacle

Dear Mr. Electrician: I push the "Test" button on my bathroom GFCI (Ground fault circuit...
Bad Grounding for Telephone, TV, and Power

Grounding and Bonding For TV and Telephone

Dear Mr. Electrician: My neighbor was blown out of her chair when lightning hit her...
A Water Pipe Ground Clamp Attached Where the Pipe Enters the Basement

Grounding Electrode System

Dear Mr. Electrician: I recently hired an electrician to fix something in my very old...
The Backside of a Residential Telephone Jack

Telephone Wiring Color Code

Tip + Ring - Cat 3 Green Red Cat 3 Black Yellow Pair 1 White with blue stripe Blue Pair...

Generator Sub-Panel Installation

Dear Mr. Electrician: I want to have a portable generator connection for circuits in my house such as the furnace, the sump pump, and the refrigerator. ...

Replacing a Very Old Style Ceiling Electrical Junction Box

Dear Mr. Electrician: I want to replace a very old ceiling light fixture in a very old house. After removing the ceiling canopy cover...