Electrical

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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Why Does A Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

There are multiple reasons a circuit breaker might trip. An overloaded circuit is why most circuit breakers trip. Multiple appliances plugged in and turned on at the same time can cause the circuit to trip. The breaker trips to avoid overheat and prevent fires. Here are some examples to help you understand why this happens …

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Dryer Will Not Heat Up – Dryer Repair Help

My dryer will not heat up. Everything else works but it will not heat and dry my clothes. My dryer is an older model and has been working fine for years. What are the most obvious parts or components that can fail and cause this heating issue? Dryer will not heat up – How to …

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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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Noisy Microwave Oven – What Parts To Check – How To Fix?

My GE microwave oven makes noises when in use. Sometimes it is a buzzing noise and other times it is humming noise. It can happen when the microwave is either ON or OFF. What can cause this noise and how do I fix it? There are parts in a microwave that can cause strange noises …

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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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AC Not Blowing Cold Air – What Can I Do?

Most common reasons your (AC) Air Conditioner BLOWS WARM AIR… An AC not blowing cold air is the most common air conditioner problem. Could it be so hot outside that the AC cannot get down to the set temperature? YES, so take that into consideration. However, this issue is usually caused by a few different problems …

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Refrigerator Not Working After Power Outage – What To Check First?

A refrigerator may not work after a power outage. The fridge may not cool or even turn on. When the refrigerator won’t turn on or has completely stopped working, you need to find the solution. After a power outage, what is the first thing to check to get the refrigerator running again? A power outage …

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