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
hi i have 2 aluminum maglite flashlights i cannot remove the bottom ends to change batteries they are locked solid any suggestions i thank you in advan... See more
I have a 15+ Santa Fibre Optic house which requires a new bulb. This is gorgeous! I have called electric supply stores-checked Canadian Tire, other stores, went to ... See more
My son was sitting in his room and called to me. He said he heard a cracking noise and looked up and his ceiling light fixture began cracking on two sides.
My main breaker box does not have a shutoff switch. Is it safe to install a new breaker onto the breaker bus with the breaker in the off position? Or is there a way... See more
How do you replace the battery?
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
If an appliance is plugged in, but is turned off, is it using any electricity at all?
I know this sounds like a "baby" question, but I can't figure out why my front porch light is out. We checked the circuits and replaced the bulbs. All other lighting... See more
I can not get electricity to a wall where a lam NEEDS to be.
I need to label the box but i don’t know how to do it other than flipping switches and seeing what power goes off.
My ceil ing i 19 feet high
Last night power went out in PART of the house. Reset the breakers and GFI reset - nothing happened. I had the entire house rewired and brought up to current code a... See more
I plugged in an air conditioner and half my lights went out . I went to the breaker box and it is ok what should I do?
This is what I see every morning! (see photo) Yes, I could (and do) sweep it but with my back "out" on occasion it's hard to sweep them the full length of our walk...... See more
Does it save on the electric bill to turn off the electric hot water heater while not using all day and night while sleeping ??? Is it not good to do this , will it m... See more
I bought this vintage floor lamp and I just adore the whole thing. I know I will need to rewire it. Do they have new light sockets with the pull chains to look old? I... See more
After 10 years a three-way light switch stopped working. I replaced both switches, but I must have missed something because the switch only operates 'sometimes.' We h... See more