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Faster Flood Restoration of Affected Carpet

06th November 2012
Flood damage to a garage not only poses a threat to the entire home, but it also threatens one of your more valuable possessions. Your car. Water damage restoration to a garage is the process of restoring the garage to its original, pre-loss condition, w... Read >
Author: graemes

Types of Testing of Protective Control Relays

20th January 2012
A type of control relay known as a protective relay must be tested before being put into service and then on a regular basis, like once a year, to make sure they are working reliably. The most common in use is the electromechanical type, where a mechanica... Read >
Author: Art Jones

Replacing a Consumer Unit

19th January 2012
Updating an older consumer unit to one including two residual current systems, RCDs is a project that many many people will currently have to think about. The 17th edition of the cabling legislation demands most circuits in a domestic home to be safe by a... Read >
Author: scotspepeh

What To Do If You Have An Electrical Short In Your House

29th November 2011
When you have an electrical short in your house, you may be experiencing a great deal of blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers. You might also hear a popping sound, which can be loud, any time the circuit becomes activated. Basically an electrical short... Read >
Author: Autumn

Guidance on outdoor motion sensor

05th May 2011
Mount the motion sensor on the outdoor fixture. Typically there are 2 ?-inch diameter "knock out" holes on the outside fixture. Utilize screwdriver to eliminate one of several ?-inch diameter metal discs for making the opening. Fit the threaded area of th... Read >
Author: Valentin Workman

Different House Wiring Methods And Their Effects

23rd March 2011
Whether you're constructing your dream mansion, or repairing your ancestral property...house wiring is something that always needs to be dealt with utmost importance and professionalism. There are different house wiring methods, and the variation depends ... Read >
Author: Kathleen Chester

How to Hook Up Your Hot Tub

24th September 2010
If you have purchased a hot tub on the internet, from a big box store or even second hand, understanding the intallation steps is important before you take delivery. First determine where the spa should be located. Putting it far away from the home ma... Read >
Author: J James

Why Is My Garbage Disposal Leaking?

23rd June 2010
We've all been there - you are running your garbage disposal and something doesn't seem right. When you open up the cabinet below the disposal - you spot a puddle on the floor. A leak garbage disposal can cause a big mess under your sink while it encourag... Read >
Author: David

How an Apartment Electrical System Works

17th June 2010
An electrical system works like a plumbing system at your apartment rental. The electricity enters the apartment by means of one main line, which feeds off high-power lines, which run from pole to pole (the highest lines carry current; the lines below thi... Read >
Author: Apartment Ninjas

Essential Tips For Working With GE Circuit Breakers

16th June 2010
Looking for a reliable circuit breaker? See how GE and ITE can be a reliable breaker. Either has standardized electrical functions. Ge creates circuit breakers useable in water. GE uses a micro electro mechanical system for their small breakers. Discover ... Read >
Author: Rudy Silva

Replacing the Burner Receptacle on Your Electric Stove

26th May 2010
On the electric stove and perhaps most of the devices used in the home. As a result, it suffers significant wear and tear. It is wise to learn more about different parts of an electric oven and how to replace it yourself, so as to avoid unnecessary expend... Read >
Author: mohsinlangah

Mixer Grinder Price

09th April 2010
1. Softel 500 watts 3 jar mixer grinder The price of this product is around 2869, the manufacturer gives 1 year warranty. The Softel mixer grinder is a 240 V 50 Hz 5 Amps. The rating is 30 minutes and with 3 speed setting including the whip. The jar of... Read >
Author: Monty Alexander

Grounding Transformers

07th September 2009
Grounding is clearly one of the most important aspects of electrical design, but it steadfastly continues to be misinterpreted and misunderstood. Millions of dollars in liability and loss can be attributed to ground-fault arcing; thus, grounding-related i... Read >
Author: MikeD

Electrical Fuses 101

09th April 2009
Most people who are not familar with electricity don't know that electrical fuses protect from over amperage, not over voltage.Amps or amperage is the flow, or amount of electricity. Voltage has to do with the force the electricity current flows. A exampl... Read >
Author: Intermountain Fuse

Overloading electrical Outlets Cause Fires

16th February 2009
Overloading plug-ins causes fire hazards in your house. It gets overloaded by too many thing plugged in at once. It can cause the cords to burn up and fire and smoke to come from the plug-in itself. If you have too many things hooked up to a fuse, it can ... Read >
Author: Aydan Corkern
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