What is wrong if you shut off the electricity at the circuit box and had to shut off a few to find the right circuit to change a fixture and now your pool lights and kitchen ceiling fan do not work?

Answer Sometimes when you shut down a circuit breaker it doesn't go all the way back to the on position. Try shutting them off again, making sure they go fully to the off position then flip them on making... Read More »

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Can i wire an outlet in a light fixture circuit?

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How to Determine when to Use Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (Af Circuit Breakers)?

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How do you change a 240V dedicated circuit for an electric stove to a 120V dedicated circuit for a gas stove?

For USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz supply service. It is best to install a new 120 volt branch circuit for the gas stove using properly sized cable and breaker and the correct type of GF... Read More »