What is an electrical service meter?

Answer Electric service meters are boxes connected to a conduit pipe in line with your home and the electric lines. They measure how much electricity you have used. Electric companies use this information... Read More »

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How do I Run an Electrical Feed From an Electrical Meter Into a Load Center?

Only if you are comfortable working with electricity and home remodeling should you attempt to run an electircal lead from a meter to a load center. It may require removing and replacing drywall, d... Read More »

What is an electrical meter base?

An electrical meter base, or meter socket, is an enclosure that contains an electric meter. It covers and protects the wires and electrical connections inside. The electrical meter base also keeps ... Read More »

How to Use an Ohm Meter in an Electrical Circuit?

How well an electric circuit operates depends on the condition of each component and the integrity of the connections between each component. Ohmmeters are one of the many instruments used to analy... Read More »

How to Read an Analog Electrical Meter?

Your electric meter tells the electric company how much power you have used, but the company often will send you a bill with an estimate of what it thinks your charges will be based on previous yea... Read More »