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  1. Residential Electrical Forum
    I'm renting a property, and one of my children yanked the cord and pulled it out. Is there a simple way for a novice/DIY'er like myself to replace this cord without touching any wiring? I did a Google search, from what I saw, this would require messing with the wiring, which I can't do. So I...
  2. Residential Electrical Forum
    I have a house with some static issues. 3800 sq. ft., slab on grade, 2 floors, hardwood flooring, dry climate in Colorado, built 2004. ALL my second floor light switches are producing a very severe static shock from the plate screws. Its so bad, in many occasions the hair on the back of my...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Need help fixing my light switches in my bathroom. There 1 set of 3 wires ( hot, nuetral & ground ) thats the live wire coming in and 3 seperate lines. 1 for lights, 1 for fan and one going to GFCI outlet. How do i connect them to a new switch for everything to work like normal.
  4. Residential Electrical Forum
    I live in an older house with interesting wiring. I have a switch that does not fully work anymore that controls lights to my carport, hallway and closet. The problem is I have not be able to find a suitable replacement due to its ages and the wiring into it. I have talked with the local...
  5. Residential Electrical Forum
    Hello, i am trying to turn my house into a smart home. My house is built before 1985 and has no ground wires in any of the outlets and the electric panel is not grounded as well. My question is a I have this light switch in the picture with 2 separate orange line and 1 black line and no ground...
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    Does anyone know of a touchless light switch? Not a motion sensor that turns on the light when you walk in the room, but a switch where you can wave your handing front of the switch and it turns in?
  7. General Electrical Discussion
    I have a home owner who wants to replace a light switch in a back room. One doorway in, seems to be a single pole switch. But when I look at the switch, I see 3 screws, a ground, a common, and a third screw totally unused. Also, in the back of the switch are 2 wires pushed in two push-in...
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