I have an old countertop oven plugged into a three pronged heavy duty extension cord . I received a new oven for Christmas . My problem is the old ovens plug is stuck... See more
How do I determine how many outlets I need in my new house. My house was built in 1940 and never updated, so there are just too few outlets for my 21st century family... See more
I'm trying to replace my ceiling fan and can't seem to figure out if the wire with the orange cap in the bottom of my picture is the ground wire?Thanks for any help!
Checked the hardware stores and I can’t find it.
Hello! We are purchasing a home and a live wire was flagged in our inspection. The inspector said it’s an easy fix. I’m just beginning to learn about home DIY. I ... See more
What type of Light Switch is this, a 2 or 3 way. Need to replace switch.
I have a couple of outlets that when I plug something in them,they don't stay in they keep slipping out a little bit .You really have to hold it in to get connected.I... See more
I have an older one that looks fine except that it has stopped rotating. I hate to throw it away instead of repairing it.
If an appliance is plugged in, but is turned off, is it using any electricity at all?
Can I wire the subpanel to the large clips on the bottom of the main breaker or is it best to install a double breaker on the main and then wire to the subpanel?
This does not happen all the time and we have sprayed the chain and as much of the mechanical workings with lubricating spray that we can. Do not know what else to t... See more
We notice it when there is frost on the roof
Hi All, I am unable to find what kind of ceiling lights are installed at my place and how to replace them. I was able to get a few pictures. Can someone suggest and h... See more
i have an outlet in the wall for TV (about 5' from floor). I am not using it. Can I put a blank face plate plate on top of it? will this violate any code?Thanks.
I read somewhere, how to prevent drop cord plugs from getting wet outdoors, while camping. Could someone tell me how that was done? Thanks!
My recently bought our first home and we have been working our little tushies off to make it perfect for just the two of us. The next task to check off our "never en... See more
I cannot tell navy from black in my clothes closet. What is the brightest light you would recommend?
We recently put a new back splash in our kitchen and now the electrical outlet receptacle does not fit. How can we move the receptacle to be flush with the new back s... See more
I live in a log cabin. My foundation in concrete and my flooring is hardwood. I need a floor outlet in the floor away from the wall. How can I do that without goi... See more
Hi,We're buying a new house with an "open concept" living room. The builder (in all his cheapness) didn't put in any floor outlets. The only electrical outlets are ... See more
We decided to buy a heat pump for the swimming pool.Looking at my electrical box I notice I have no more space to wire a 50 amp. Circuit breaker.How and what do you d... See more
When I pull the chain on the desk lamp in our home office, I have to yank it 10-15 times to get the lamp to go off. I think the chain needs to be cleaned and I have u... See more