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Overloaded circuits in an older home can be an issue and is not uncommon with today's demands for power. This article explores options for solving overloaded circuits in an older home. Cont...
Fluke Meter
Here is a perfect example of a situation where a meter is an invaluable tool, and tips on how to use it. You removed a ceiling fixture to replace it with a new one, and in the process you t...
Ever wondered about electrical code and how it affects the DIYer? The Canadian Electrical Code online, or in print form, is the code and standard that all electrical installations must confo...
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Ddid you know that Thanksgiving is actually one of the most dangerous days of the year? It may surprise you to learn that, according to the American Fire Protection Association (AFPA), Than...
This video covers the installation of an LED tape light system of under cabinet lighting using LED strip lights and an electronic dimmable driver From Magnititude Lighting Converters. Contin...
Washer Circuit
In the following video I examine the circuit that feeds the washing machine. It is a standard 20A circuit breaker, 120V, single pole breaker. Continue reading →...
Main Panel 1
In this, the first of the series, I’m going to explain the nerve center of your electrical system, the main service entrance and panel. This is where the electricity from the utility suppl...
Recent changes to the electrical code has required that any receptacles installed in wet locations must be protected with an in-use weatherproof receptacle cover and enclosure. The video co...

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