Electrical, Wiring & Electronics

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Mains pop up mechanism

65 days ago by JGHunter

Hi sorry if this is talked about somewhere but I have no idea what the mechan...

1 62 days ago
View Gerald Jensen's profile

Neutral strapped to ground -- Why?

106 days ago by Gerald Jensen

My daughter found a busted outlet in her bedroom, so I volunteered to replace...

4 104 days ago
View dvhart's profile

Should I rewire my 1957 home?

195 days ago by dvhart

Our “new” 1957 home has most all of its original wiring and an up...

6 186 days ago
View dvhart's profile

Structured cabling, conduit, enclosures, and junction boxes

304 days ago by dvhart

I’m getting ready to install a network enclosure in a coat closet on th...

6 195 days ago
View DavesYard's profile

Doorbell help

608 days ago by DavesYard

Hello, Recently while my wife and I were out, somebody rang our doorbell a...

8 200 days ago
View woodrooster's profile

wiring question

1634 days ago by woodrooster

I’m running romex wire from my breaker box to my garage through the cra...

13 224 days ago
View VerteramoFurniture7's profile

Hardwiring Christmas String Lights for Wine Chandeler

1314 days ago by VerteramoFurniture7

Hello all, I’m from lumberjocks but love reading homerefurbers also....

5 230 days ago
View cshell's profile

Setting outlets flush with wall

883 days ago by cshell

Hello all, I’ve got a house built in early seventies. As I’m g...

5 232 days ago
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490 days ago by MarkTheFiddler

We have one of those cheesy plastic nativity scenes for the front yard. Josep...

7 236 days ago
View BrownsFan's profile

Wiring subpanel for garage shop and dryer

550 days ago by BrownsFan

Purchased new home with gas for the laundry. I need to install electric fo...

5 238 days ago
View MrMeasureTwice's profile

220v/20A extension with L6-20 plugs

607 days ago by MrMeasureTwice

Hi Folks,I am usually over on LumberJocks mostly, but now I have this awesome...

7 238 days ago
View Jimi_C's profile

Ceiling Box + Engineered Joists

588 days ago by Jimi_C

I’m trying to install a new ceiling box over my kitchen island, due to ...

7 240 days ago
View QuangFromCalgary's profile

weird electrical outlet problem

868 days ago by QuangFromCalgary

Hi all, I just found a weird problem with my outlet in the main washroom, ...

8 241 days ago
View MrMeasureTwice's profile

installing CCTV security cameras into home - hide wires

606 days ago by MrMeasureTwice

OK, next situation I have is this – crime is going off the charts in ou...

17 241 days ago
View J's profile

The wild side of wiring

499 days ago by J

There are some jobs that are beyond the grasp of the non-savvy DIY’er. ...

5 241 days ago
View rhybeka's profile

lost power to half of house - where to start wiring diagrams?

413 days ago by rhybeka

ok, so I’m a complete noob when it comes to anything electrical. I̵...

9 244 days ago
View MarkTheFiddler's profile

Hanging a light fixture

571 days ago by MarkTheFiddler

Howdy my friends, I made this geometric pendant light cover. I want...

5 248 days ago
View tin_tin's profile

Motor not starting up!!

400 days ago by tin_tin

Hi all! I bought this motor https://www.mrosupply.com/product/26645-Baldor...

3 256 days ago
View srzsrz's profile

Knob and Tube covered by cellulose insulation

298 days ago by srzsrz

The other day I went up into my attic the first time and discovered a nice su...

2 290 days ago
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Requirements of Electrical Motor?

775 days ago by ggicollegepunjab

How much power require to operate An Electrical Motor ? I think 180-250V A.C ...

2 365 days ago

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