Electrical

Outdoor Electrical Outlet Has Stopped Working – What To Check?

Outdoor electrical outlets might stop working for a variety of reasons. The most common issue is the GFCI outlet located outside has tripped and needs to be reset or possibly a main breaker has tripped. If your outdoor outlet has stopped working, follow the information below to troubleshoot the problem to identify and resolve it. …

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Water Heater Runs Out Of Hot Water When Showering – What To Check?

How can my water heater run out of hot water so quickly? When I take a shower the water will get colder the longer I take a shower. After 10 minutes the hot water turns cold. This water heater heats the water to the complete house. I do not run the dishwasher or washing machine …

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How To Fix A Fluorescent Light That Buzzes Or Turns Off?

The lights in my garage are fluorescent light fixtures. The last few weeks the fluorescent lights have been buzzing when I turn them on. Now the fluorescent lights won’t come on. I replaced both the fluorescent light bulbs but the light fixture struggles to turn on. How do I fix my fluorescent light fixture? Fix …

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Electrical Wire Color Codes – Wiring Colors Chart

Understand electrical wire color codes when wiring a switch or outlet. The USA follows a standard home electrical wiring color code that identifies every wire in an electrical circuit. If you need to understand what the wire colors are for electrical wiring, what color the live or hot wire is, or what color is the …

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Clothes Dryer Heating Elements – Find Replacement Element & How To Install

Find your dryer heating element. My dryer heating element went out. My clothes dryer does not heat and I have tested the elements. I have 2 different dryers (Samsung and Whirlpool) that both need heating element replacements. Our dryers get used multiple times a day. I went to home depot and lowes and did not …

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Range Hood Not Working Properly – How To Repair Help & Tips

A range hood/stove vent hood above your stove needs to be cleaned and maintained to work properly. Constant heavy smoke and heavy usage can cause “venting” problems or other faults. Here are the common problems that can arise if the range hood is having issues. The tips and methods below will help you to fix …

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