Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Electrical Questions
I have a GFCI outlet in dnw stairs bathroom that has a fan
I have a GFCI outlet in dnw stairs bathroom that has a fan and a separate light, down load from those are family room, can lights, an outside outlet and 2 upstairs outlets . In the upstairs baths, the… read more
Machinc
Machinc
Retired
1,058 satisfied customers
Replace gfci with new one now no power to the outlet,
replace gfci with new one now no power to the outlet … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,580 satisfied customers
While vacuuming the two bathroom lights & the plug in the vacuum
While vacuuming the two bathroom lights & the plug in the vacuum was attached to went out. That circuit corrosponds to a certain breaker. After resetting did not work I replaced the breaker. That did … read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
I have six recessed lights that all stopped working this morning.
I have six recessed lights that all stopped working this morning. There is power at the switch/dimmer(tested with MMeter). 115volts. Still cant figure out what is causing the 6 lights to be out. I put… read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
i am having a problem with outlets connected to a GFCI. two
i am having a problem with outlets connected to a GFCI. two outlets work and 4 don't work.Can anyone help me.… read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
I have a 1997 dutch mobile home. The other day while using
I have a 1997 dutch mobile home. The other day while using my blow drier in the master bathroom I popped the gf, well or I thought, so I went to the little bathroom to rest it, but that didn't work, a… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,580 satisfied customers
Ive installed a new GFCI outlet in my bathroom. However,
I've installed a new GFCI outlet in my bathroom. However, once installed, when I flip the switch to turn on my bathroom light (which is above the outlet), it trips the outlet and cuts off the power. A… read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
one circuit of my house is not working. just went out with
one circuit of my house is not working. just went out with no warning. outlets do not work, lights switches do not work etc. the breaker has not tripped. i used a tester that plugs into the outlet and… read more
Craig
Craig
Electrical Director
Vocational, Technical
2,287 satisfied customers
I have a house built in the 70s. I wanted to add an outlet
I have a house built in the 70s. I wanted to add an outlet to a dual-light/fan switch box. (two separate switches currently, one for fan one for light). I cut open the wall, and had three sets of wire… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,580 satisfied customers
GFCI I replaced the receptacle of a working multi receptacle
GFCI I replaced the receptacle of a working multi receptacle circuit. With the GFCI tester the GFCI receptacles test good with the leds, trips and resets good. The problem is with the other receptacle… read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
hi, i was trying to correct a reversed polarity outlet but
hi, i was trying to correct a reversed polarity outlet but when i checked the outlet, it looks like the white wire is screwed into one side, a bare copper wire is screwed into the other side, and the … read more
Paul
Paul
Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
799 satisfied customers
I have a gfi circuit that used to work. I havent done anything
I have a gfi circuit that used to work. I haven't done anything to it, and now the outlets do not have any power. I used a gfi tester that showed that hot and gnd are reversed. I took the outlets out … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,580 satisfied customers
Im having a problem with a circuit of electrical outlets.
I'm having a problem with a circuit of electrical outlets. when i tested them with a voltage tester, one didn't get a response from the tester. i replaced it and now they all show that they are gettin… read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
i rented a 15 year old home one day the outlets in the 2 upstairs
i rented a 15 year old home one day the outlets in the 2 upstairs bathroom and one down stairs stopped working. lights and fans are fine. no tripped breakers on the outside panel. the gfi breaker in t… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,580 satisfied customers
If you wire a GFCI outlet and do not have a ground wire will
If you wire a GFCI outlet and do not have a ground wire will it work properly or will it just work as a regular electrical outlet? Also, if you have a tester and instead of getting two yellow lights y… read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
3,958 satisfied customers
Trying to Install a Leviton T7299-W Smartlockpro GFCI Outlet
Trying to Install a Leviton T7299-W Smartlockpro GFCI Outlet to a downstairs Light Switch. (Need to add a Power Outlet to Switch for Wifes Curio Cabinet) the Box downstairs has the following wires: 1-… read more
Paul
Paul
Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
799 satisfied customers
i plugged in my outside xmas lights and everything worked great
i plugged in my outside xmas lights and everything worked great for a couple of days and then they went dark. No ckt brker was tripped. Plugged in my ;grounded outlet tester' and it shows reversed pol… read more
Mike
Mike
Master Electrician
Working on MBA
1,426 satisfied customers
there is a box in the kitchen with a switch & a recepticle ...
there is a box in the kitchen with a switch & a recepticle that my meter says reverse polarity. In this box--the dishwasher and garabage disposal are wired. The garbage disposal works by the switch an… read more
Glenn
Glenn
Maintenance, Technician
Associate Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Mike

Mike

Master Electrician

1,426 satisfied customers

Licensed Master Electrician - OnQ Certified Data Voice Audio Video Installer

Jason

Jason

Service Technician

3,958 satisfied customers

Over 20 years of experience in all types of installations, troubleshooting, and repairs.

Mike G.

Mike G.

Master Electrician

8,580 satisfied customers

Proven Professional 49 years Experience

Kevin

Kevin

Licensed Electrical Contractor

4,414 satisfied customers

31 years Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, Adjunct College Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma: Digital Electronics, FCC Technician License

AssuredElectrical

AssuredElectrical

Master Electrician

3,264 satisfied customers

Contractor-42+ Years in the ElectricalTrade

electrifier

electrifier

Master Electrician

1,458 satisfied customers

Electrical contractor and electrical inspector for over 24 years with phone and networking expertise

Rich

Rich

Master Electrician

1,117 satisfied customers

Over 35 years residential, commercial, industrial wiring, install, troubleshoot, service, maintain

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x