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Where to Buy a Capacitor

They can be key in AC repair.

How Does a Polarized Plug Work?

Polarized plugs work as a safety mechanism to prevent shock.

How to Install Electrical Junction Boxes

An essential component of your home's wiring.

How to Protect Outdoor Electrical Conduits

A project that requires outside power needs protection from the outdoor elements.

8 Advantages of a Dual DC Power Supply

Some benefits of dual DC power are consistent power and component safety.

4 Types of Electrical Receptacles Explained

There are many different types of electrical receptacles, and it's important to know the difference.

How to Install a Magnetic Contactor

Installing a magnetic contactor can be accomplished in a short period of time with the right preparation.

How to Test an Electrical Relay

You can identify your electrical problems with a tester.

How to Clean Oxidized Electrical Wires

Electrical wires usually look vivid and bright when purchased but can tarnish quickly.

6 Signs of Overloading on Your Electric Breaker Panel

Electrical fires are very common, so watch for the signs.

Six Types of Occupancy Sensors Explained

Automatic sensors work in a variety of ways, sensing anything from motion to heat.

How to Add Electrical Wiring to an Outdoor Shed

It's likely to require some drilling and digging.

How to Fix a Broken Portable Generator

A portable generator can be an excellent back-up in the event of a power outage.

How Electric Meters Work

Have you ever wondered how electric meters work?

Troubleshooting Tips for Light Switch Wiring

There are many areas to check.

5 Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Facts

A ground fault circuit interrupter, of GFCI, is a type of electrical switch or receptacle.