Switches & Receptacles

Mr. Weiner Tests a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter)

In this video, Terry Peterman, the Internet Electrician, with help from his assistant, Congressman Weiner demonstrates just how effective GFCI protection is in minimizing the implications of an electric shock. Then we see the dramatic results when Mr. Weiner comes in contact with 120V on a regular 15A circuit. Also shown is how without any leakage to ground, a GFCI circuit can still do some major damage if the current path stays between the hot and the neutral. Watch it now!

Wiring Diagram for Light Switch

When looking for a wiring diagram for a light switch, you first need to ask yourself what kind of a light switch you are working with. In most home wiring situations, you will likely only find three types of light switches. In this article, we review the three types of light switches and include detailed wiring diagrams.

I Need to add a Washer Outlet.

This is a question from a site visitor with an unusual situation.  A dryer outlet exists, but no outlet for the washing machine. Question: I

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