Just about any home wiring question. (not appliance repair) I have done all kinds of home wiring for myself, including adding a new breaker box, etc. Please, questions from North America only. Please be specific with details. Please note that I am a homeowner who is self-taught. I know a lot, but I am not an electrician. I always base my answers on following the rules. If you are asking me how to jury-rig something, you probably won't like my answer.
Please note that you should never disconnect all wires in a junction box. If you are replacing something, do not uncap wires that go to each other. If you do, no one will be able to help you on line. You will need to get an electrician with testing and diagnostic tools to trace every wire to put them back.
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Most likely, the LED bulb has a thicker sleeve between the lighted part and the screw part, making it impossible for the bottom contact to make contact. The indoor socket is probably wider, so that it
Hi. I would use only a 20 amp breaker. If there is a short or other problem, the breaker may not trip. If she needs a 30 amp breaker later, I would put it in later. The breakers usually add up
Resetting a breaker without fixing the problem is a fire waiting to happen. Do you know where the rumble is coming from? Paying an electrician is still cheaper than dealing with a fire. Unfortunately
It depends on the wire. However, it would have to be a very large house. But, if you don't know the gauge of the wire, you really can't do much anyway, other than get an electrician to look at it. The
Yes, it could cause a fire. If the wire is number 10, it can have only a 30 amp breaker. If it is number 8 (larger), it could usually have a 40 amp breaker. But it depends on the type of wire and the
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