Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters

Dear Mr. Electrician: Why am I required to have my brand new house wired with...

Homeowner Purchases Materials For the Contractor

Dear Mr. Electrician: I want to get a bunch of electrical projects done around my...
One example of an Intersystem bonding termination as required by the National Electrical Code.

Intersystem Bonding Termination for TV and Telephone

Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I ground my telephone and cable TV demarcation terminal blocks? Answer:...

Testing a Dishwasher Appliance for Power

Dear Mr. Electrician: I use my dishwasher for storage and occasional dish washing. Last night...

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A dirty bathroom fan and grill. Bathroom fans that share a home with pets tend to get this amount of dirt, dust, and dander.

Bathroom Fan Repair

Dear Mr. Electrician:  The exhaust fan in my bathroom stopped working after making some exceptional...
Concentric knockouts (KO's) ready for removal.

Removing Concentric Knockouts from an Electrical Panel

Dear Mr. Electrician:  What is the best way to remove the pre-punched concentric knockouts in...
A microwave oven installed under a cabinet.

Installation of a Microwave Oven Over a Stove

Click here to see more photos of an outlet box being installed using Madison Bars.  
The hole cut-out ready for a metal receptacle box. I held the face of the electrical box against the wall and penciled an outline to follow with my Drywall Saw.

Electrical Receptacle Box Installation in an Existing Wall Using Madison Bars

Click here for my post about installing an electrical receptacle.
A metal outlet box installed on wood lathe using small wood screws.

Install an Electrical Receptacle Outlet in an Existing Wall

Dear Mr. Electrician: I want to install an outlet on a dedicated circuit for my...
A fiberglass fish rod is used here to fish a Type NM-B cable through a ceiling.

Fishing Wires in Walls and Ceilings Using Coat Hangers, Fish Tapes, and Rods

Dear Mr. Electrician: I don't want to spend a lot of money for special tools...
A permanently installed surge protector.

Surge Protectors

Dear Mr. Electrician: What is the best surge protector that will protect my computer from...
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...
A very old style of GFCI receptacle.

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...

Aluminum Wiring

Dear Mr. Electrician: I am planning to have the electrical service to my house upgraded and the licensed electrical contractor that I am using told...

Electrical Conduit Dimensions

Electrical Pipe and Conduit Dimensions From 1/2" to 6" Trade Size USA Trade Size Metric  1/2"  16  3/4"  21  1"  27  1 1/4"  35  1 1/2"  41  2"  53  2 1/2"  63  3"  78  3 1/2"  91  4"  103  5"  129  6"  155 The information below was derived from several sources and should not be considered precise.  Actual dimensions can...

Estimates for Basement Renovations

Dear Mr. Electrician: I am planning to have my basement finished with a living space and play area for the kids.  I called several...