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I've created this forum category titled American Electrical Advice Forum for those that visit the forum from America and wish to seek electrical...
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We have the access only area, The Bar and Grill, for American users only. https://www.electriciansforums.net/forums/bar/ It's located within the...
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IMPORTANT: Please note that nobody on this forum should be seeking or providing advice to people who are not competent in their field. If you live...
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@Megawatt is the first to get it. Thanks again for being a member here. :) Click on his name at the start of his post to see the tags.
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I’m running an EV charging system in a garage it’s a 50 amp circuit 6 gauge wire can be Romax or in conduit Romax is cheaper but not an issue...
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Installing a small above ground pool with a 1/2HP 120v pool pump. The house is older and has no grounding system that I can tell. Outlets are...
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I need to run electrical conduit through an existing foundation. here is the catch. The exterior of the foundation is clad in fieldstone and has...
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Ok so live in 89 mobile home ugh I really need lots of work but I'm on disability and I cannot afford electrician but I've been working with all...
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Hello all. First post. DIYer. Know enough to be dangerous (LOL). It seems "standard" blue PVC boxes here in the US are 2.25" wide and depth can...
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Hello everyone, I hope you are doing well. Several years ago I purchased an older 1971 home (aluminum wiring that has since been fixed with al/cu...
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I'm renting a property at the moment and one of my children yanked the cord and pulled it out. Is there a simple way for a novice/DIY'er like...
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Hi All, We've done some electrical in the past. Wired our outdoor kitchen, added an electric heater to our porch, etc. We are pretty new to pool...
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I’m running a feeder from main panel into spa panel that I’ll mount on exterior wall of house , will run through basement ceiling. Im thinking to...
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I have two baseboard heaters (1000w and 1500w), both 240V. They are in different rooms of the house. I want to run them on the same 240V circuit-...
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Hi y'all! I am positively stumped right now. Lemme explain. I am replacing old outlets at my in-laws. Their house, built in 1970, got flooded...
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I was having a dishwasher delivered from Best Buy but they wouldn't install unless I had a dedicated outlet for the new d/w plug. I looked up code...
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Why would neutrals and grounds be separated in a main panel? This is a new build with GFCI breakers for the range and dryer; does that have...
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Renter bought a new dryer because the old one wasn't heating. New dryer did the same. Returned it. I checked the plug, 124ish at the ground and...
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Running #8 to AC condensor. Does the ground wire need to be #8 as well?
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I hope I'm posting to the correct spot. I have a portable generator, Westinghouse WGen7500 (running) that I plug into the side of the house with a...
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I want to power some load in my house (refrigerator, freezer, a few fans, and lights) with my generator. It is large enough for the loads I...
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Running a new circuit to an AC unit, making sure I'm on the right track. The attached chart has the information for this unit which is on column...
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Just bought a 1842 build house in California and wires are fabric insulated and in most junction boxes the input consists of 3 Hot wires and 1...
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I have installed and outdoor enclosure to primarily house outdoor network and IoT devices. I need power for PoE injectors, power supplies, etc...
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Hello everyone! We bought a new construction home in 2018. About a week ago, our cleaning service had an incident where our outlet sparked when...
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Hi all! I'm new to the forum and have a maybe stupid question: One of my circuit breakers is labeled "OFC", what does it usually mean? Thanks!!!
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I currently have a 100 amp service that feeds a 100 amp main panel. That then feeds a 75 amp sub panel in the old shop. Then that 75 amp panel...
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Hello, I need help as the situation seems pretty difficult here. We decided to finish our basement, installed studs next to concrete foundation...
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I have a 115vac line that tests with proper voltage and will power a low watt bulb but will not run a drill etc... Line from main panel to barn...
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New construction in USA. I think that the builder put ceiling fan rated boxes in the ceiling. But when I remove the cover, I see a strange box...
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Hi. I am DIYer who is trying to add a 20 AMP circuit to a residential Challenger SB12(16-24)CN Mod.1 panel. The purpose of the circuit to is...
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The previous owners of our property had non in ground rated electrical hardwired into the basement from an outdoor submerged pond fountain...
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Hi all! I am new to this forum. I will be updating an electrical 20 amp circuit from a home built in the early 80s. Since I am modifying a...
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I'm wanting to add a TV to my patio and curious about the power situation. My question is - there is a ceiling fan mounted in the ceiling, could I...
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Hello! I am in the planning stages of a new dwelling construction. The foundation will be a monolithic cement pad with rebar. Based on my...
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Hi, my wife and I need to replace a single switch dimmer that is not LED compatible. Our local hardware store told her that the Maestro Companion...
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This is the digram that i came up with, i am running mostly 12-2, on 20amp for everything. Except for my electric stove, i was planning 6 gauge...
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I currently have a well water set up. I have an electric water heater (50 gallon / 240v / 30 amp breaker). It is on its way out and I would like...
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I tested a non working outlet with receptacle tester and it said open neutral. Turns out that the neutral wire was loose. BUT, in order to shut...
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Hi My house apparently is wired in an old fashioned way with what I believe is called a shared neutral ??? Dont really know. But my breakers are...
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10/3 120ft. Going to an out building. Black and red On 1 breaker to keep amps up. What is the max breaker for that setup?
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Replacing GE cooktop with newer model, GE PP9830, house supply is 4 wire and two 35amp joined breakers. However, Green and White wires on unit...
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I am planning on running wire about 135 ft (100ft underground) from a panel (20amp breaker) in our garage to my outdoor bar. The bar will house...
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I'm new here and want to learn. I have a project I want to tackle but if it is above my means I will call an electrician. I have a main disconnect...
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