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  1. 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.
  2. Residential Electrical Forum
    Hello. I live on the ground floor apartment of a multi-family home. Yesterday evening my Vizio TV in the living room all of a sudden starting turning off.. then turned on for 2 seconds.. then turns off.. then turns on for 2 seconds.. continuously. It's a 1080p 2016 model so it's not that old...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi all! Apologies for my lack of technical wording as I am not an electrician by any means nor do I have any electrical education except from YouTube so bear with me but I thought I would ask here from people that know what they are talking about! :) I am currently building my own skoolie bus...
  4. Residential Electrical Forum
    New here with a quick question. I tried searching this question but only find people who have this problem after replacing switches/outlets which is not the case. Here goes...DH and I purchased a new home in early December, inspection passed good, no problems brought up with electrical. In the...
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi, I have 2 outlets in my garage. The first one has a GFCI outlet and the second one doesn't. They both stopped working, so I took the GFCI out and noticed that it has a black spot by one of the terminal. I replaced it, and it works as long as I don't connect the outlet that is down the...
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    I have a finished basement with a bathroom. I am looking to install an additional light over the shower/tub area with its own switch/outlet. Since its a bathroom, I assume I have to put in a GFCI outlet of some kind. Luckily, the wall where I want to install this switch/outlet is adjacent to...
  7. General Electrical Discussion
    Alright, first off thanks for taking the time to read my post. I do appreciate any help I receive on this. I work on interior remodeling/construction so I know my way around but because I am a renter, I'm a little on the fence about what I should do and liability reasons. EVERY single outlet...
  8. General Electrical Discussion
    So a friend asked me to install some electric outlets. Just the receptacles. I took out the old receptacles and replaced them. 3 of 5 worked. The other 2 receptacles did not. The non working ones are on the same wall but in different rooms. (Side by side) I'm also not sure if they even worked...
  9. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I'm a hobbiest and a noob here, so please let me know if this is ok to post. I've been feeling current on my computer keyboard and a few other electric devices from an outlet. Went through the following steps: 1. Tested with an outlet tester and discovered that hot and neutral...
  10. General Electrical Discussion
    This debate was going around all day on the jobsite. I would like to hear your thoughts on either the ground up or down when installing outlets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmVH5En6x6o
  11. General Electrical Discussion
    It sound's like a dumb question but I it was asked of me the other day. We were doing a new construction addition and the customer wanted some outdoor outlets installed. We did the usual 1900 box with a large extension ring. Afterwards the customer asked "How does that seal from the elements...
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