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A house wiring diagram is usually provided within a set of design blueprints, and it shows the location of electrical outlets (receptacles, switches, light outlets, appliances), but is usual...
Learn the science behind mercury vapor lighting. This article explains the uses and benefits of mercury vapor lighting, and situations when you may want to choose it as a light source. Con...
We're back in Mexico and have posted pictures of some potentially dangerous electrical wiring situations, and an example of how to make the best of a bad situation with duct tape! Continue r...
This will be the final instalment of Mex-electrical posts, as I think I have covered most of the unique installations that you find in Mexico, and any 3rd world countries around the world. ...
If a new electric heater flew the fuse or a breaker trips, this is the sign of an overloaded circuit. This article will show you how to identify the reason for a tripped breaker, how a GFC...
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There can be a number of possible causes of a power loss to a circuit.  In the following article I review the steps to narrowing down one possible cause for a loss of power and how to remed...
This article examines the possible causes of a faulty GFCI receptacle, how to use a tester to determine if the GFCI receptacle is faulty, and how to replace the receptacle. Continue reading ...
How to Wire LED Patio Lights
In this article and supplementary video, I demonstrate how to add outdoor patio lighting using LED tape lights.   In the example of this specific project, adding LED tape lights to the pati...
How to Wrap an Extension Cord
In this article and supplementary video I share what I consider to be the best way to wrap an extension cord.  It all starts with a scenario that may be very familiar to you.  You need a l...
Nothing feels better on a hot summer day than the cooling breeze of a ceiling fan.  Plus, the addition of a ceiling fan in a bedroom can make the difference between a pleasant evening or a ...
 

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