Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters

Dear Mr. Electrician: Why am I required to have my brand new house wired with Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters?  They cost much more than...
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 noise for several weeks.  Does the fan need to...

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...

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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...

Homeowner Purchases Materials For the Contractor

Dear Mr. Electrician: I want to get a bunch of electrical projects done around my...
The Backside of a Residential Telephone Jack

USA Telephone Wiring Color Code

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

USA Aluminum Wiring

Dear Mr. Electrician: I am planning to have the electrical service to my house upgraded. The...
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...
An old and a new water pipe ground clamp on an older water pipe. Note the corrosion on the old clamp and the use of an armored grounding conductor.

Grounding Electrode System

Dear Mr. Electrician: I recently hired an electrician to fix something in my very old...
Installed Interlock kit on a Cutler Hammer Circuit Breaker Panel

Generator Interlock Kit for a Cutler Hammer Loadcenter

  Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I install a generator inlet box to supply portable generator power to my...

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...
3 way and 2 way light switch wiring with the line and load in the same switch box.. The larger square box was used to accommodate the extra wires. In this instance the white wire in the 3 conductor cable was reidentified with blue electrical tape to indicate that it is not a neutral conductor. The line hot wire from the 2 conductor feed cable is spliced through to go to the 3 way switch at the other end of the room.

Three Way & 2 Way Light Switch Wiring Diagram

Dear Mr. Electrician: I have two switches that control one light in my kitchen.  I am...
A Completed Generator Interlock Kit Installation on an Existing GE Circuit Breaker Panel

Interlock Kit on a GE Loadcenter

Dear Mr. Electrician: How can I install a Generator Interlock Kit on my existing GE...

Three Quarter Inch 3/4″ (21mm) Electrical Conduit Dimensions

Three Quarter Inch 3/4″ is the trade size, not the actual dimension of electrical conduit. ...
The existing 2' x 4' fluorescent kitchen light fixture

Recessed Lighting in a Condominium Kitchen

Dear Mr. Electrician: I would like to replace the existing fluorescent light fixture in my...

Testing a Dishwasher Appliance for Power

Dear Mr. Electrician: I use my dishwasher for storage and occasional dish washing. Last night...
A permanently installed surge protector.

Surge Protectors

Dear Mr. Electrician: What is the best surge protector that will protect my computer from...

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