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Replacing Non-Grounded Electrical Receptacle Outlets

Dear Mr. Electrician: When I plug cords into my two-prong non-grounded electrical receptacle outlets the outlets are so loose that the plugs keep falling...

Electrical Terms and Equations

Dear Mr. Electrician:  I have purchased several books on home wiring so that I can do some electrical work around my house.  The books...

Drill and Tap Sizes

This drill and tap chart was copied from my old html site.   It does not work well with WordPress.  I need to come up...

Be Safe When Working Around Your Home

Dear Mr. Electrician:  My wife and I recently purchased our first house.  It needs some work and we want to do as much of it...

Effects of Electric Current on the Human Body

Dear Mr. Electrician:  What happens to the human body when it comes in contact with electricity. Answer:  Below is a chart that was compiled many...

Repairing or Replacing a Ceiling Light Electrical Box

Dear Mr. Electrician: How do I repair a ceiling electrical box?  I removed the hanging ceiling light fixture in my kitchen and found that...

Naughty Code and Safety Violations

Dear Mr. Electrician: I recently purchased my first home and noticed that there are some repairs that need to be done.  How well do you...

Six Inch (155) Electrical Conduit Dimensions

Six Inch 6″ is the trade size, not the actual dimension of electrical conduit.  One hundred fifty five 155 is the metric designator not...

Five Inch (129mm) Electrical Conduit

Five Inch 5″ is the trade size, not the actual dimension of electrical conduit.  One hundred twenty nine 129 is the metric designator not...

Four Inch (103) Electrical Conduit Dimensions

Four Inch 4″ is the trade size, not the actual dimension of electrical conduit.  One hundred and three (103) is the metric designator not...