What is an element that is often made into electrical wire?

Answer Although aluminum is often used in applications like overhead power lines, copper is the element most commonly used in electrical wiring. Copper is well-suited to electrical uses because it conduct... Read More »

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What would happen if I plugged the cable wire into an electrical outlet?

I am always amazed why people continue to deal with companies they do not like. Why not practice your right as a consumer and use another televison service. For the record, the coax they run to yo... Read More »

When remodeling a kitchen can you wire a new electric range into the outlet that previously had the refrigerator plugged into it?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service. Refrigerators don't usually require a minimum of a 220 V circuit. Most ranges do, and of course, the circuit should be ded... Read More »

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 »

How do I make a strip of LED lights that plug into an electrical outlet and have an on/off switch?

LED's(light emitting diode) have 2 leads, one is an ANODE, the other is CATHODE. they operate at around 1.5-3 volts DC (direct current), but may vary depending on its rated voltage requirement. the... Read More »