Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Electrical Questions
I am planning to use a pottery kiln in my household, The
hello, I am planning to use a pottery kiln in my household, The pottery kiln I purchased in specifically made for household use, as it works on 120V / 16 amps / 1920 Watt. It however needs a specific … read more
BradleyM1127
BradleyM1127
BA in Sociology
870 satisfied customers
I have a new Leviton NEMA 14-30R dryer receptacle (4-prong)
Hi, I have a new Leviton NEMA 14-30R dryer receptacle (4-prong) that I need to install, replacing an older NEMA 10-30R outlet (3-prong). If the circuit box itself is grounded, do I need to run a new 4… read more
Wire Guy Franklin
Wire Guy Franklin
Business Owner
Master Electrician
1,959 satisfied customers
I have a kiln that is 18 amp, 1 phase, 2,160 Watts, NEMA
I have a kiln that is 18 amp, 1 phase, 2,160 Watts, NEMA 5-20R. I need to install a 220 line. Based on research, I'll need a 20 amp/2 pole breaker (Eaton brand based on my electrical box set up), appr… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,975 satisfied customers
I have an old pottery kiln I'm hoping to find a way to use
Hi I have an old pottery kiln I'm hoping to find a way to use in my garage. The kilns specs are 220/110V 20A with a Nema 10-50 plug. The dryer outlet currently installed is a 125/250V 30 A with a 10-3… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,821 satisfied customers
I have a kiln that is 240 volts 30 amps but the cord has 4
I have a kiln that is 240 volts 30 amps but the cord has 4 wires what do i need to hook it up? … read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
4,922 satisfied customers
I have a kiln that I want to use in a 4 prong 30 amp dryer
I have a kiln that I want to use in a 4 prong 30 amp dryer receptacle. Kiln is 24 amp with max wattage at 5760. The kiln however has a 50 amp plug (3 prong). The plug cord is 2 #6 and 1#8 gauge. Can I… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,975 satisfied customers
Where does the ground go in the outlet? A couple minutes.
the old outlet had a hole for the ground wire. this one doesnt … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,975 satisfied customers
Adding a NEMA 6-15 outlet to an existing NEMA 14-30 outlet
Adding a NEMA 6-15 outlet to an existing NEMA 14-30 outlet and 30 amp circuit. I bought a Bosch washing machine which tries to force you to buy the washer/dryer combination by having the washing machi… read more
ProGrade
ProGrade
Electrical Contractor
564 satisfied customers
How much amp can I safely draw from NEMA 30amp wall plug
How much amp can I safely draw from NEMA 30amp wall plug designed for power tools? Hooking it up to Tesla.… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,975 satisfied customers
. We had a local electric company come and check out all
Hi. We had a local electric company come and check out all the receptacles in a house we just bought. They said they all worked fine and gave the house an all clear for safety after their inspection, … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,821 satisfied customers
My brother in law bought a new dryer power cord today, he didn't
My brother in law bought a new dryer power cord today, he didn't hook it up to the dryer but plugged it in to the wall to see if it would reach where the dryer was going to sit. It sparked and popped.… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,975 satisfied customers
Hi I'm changing a dryer receptacle can you help me? The current wiring in to the rece
Hi I'm changing a dryer receptacle can you help me? The current wiring in to the receptacle from the breaker is 30 amp with a neutral and a ground wire. The receptacle I'm trying to put in doesn't hav… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,975 satisfied customers
I am wiring a 240 v kiln that uses three wires (black red green). But
I am wiring a 240 v kiln that uses three wires (black red green). But I did not know this when I ran the #6 wire which is Black Red White and bare ground wire). Can I use this wire and just not use on… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,975 satisfied customers
I have a Maytag dryer with a 240v plug but don't have an outlet
I have a Maytag dryer with a 240v plug but don't have an outlet that if fits. All that I have are standard outlets. Is there perhaps a cord that I can get for my dryer that will fit the standard outle… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,975 satisfied customers
230 volt air conditioner plug does not match wall outlet.
I purchased a new air conditioner 230v/208v volt 250v-15A. However, plug face does not match wall outlet. Wall outlet has two big flat pins and one round pin and is bigger than the air conditioner plu… read more
electrifier
electrifier
Master Electrician
Bachelor's Degree
1,458 satisfied customers
I bought an RV shower. Has a Nema 5-15 plug. Voltage 220V Power
I bought an RV shower. Has a Nema 5-15 plug. Voltage: 220V Power: 3.0 kW Amperage: 23 A Hot Water Outlet per Minute: 0.83 - 2.00 GPM / 3.14 - 7.57 LPM Temperature Control: Water pressure Temperature I… read more
Paul
Paul
Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
799 satisfied customers
I bought a used kiln. it has a 6-20r 20 amp 250v plug end.
I bought a used kiln. it has a 6-20r 20 amp 250v plug end. Can I switch the plug ened to the plug I use on my Lincoln welder and use that outlet? thanks Bob… read more
Glenn
Glenn
Maintenance, Technician
Associate Degree
1,612 satisfied customers
Hello there, I have a question about an electrical hook-up.
Hello there, I have a question about an electrical hook-up. I have a kiln for firing ceramics with a 3 prong plug but the facility I'm at only has a 4 prong outlet. The outlet is 30 amp and 125/250v. … read more
Joseph
Joseph
743 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

4,922 satisfied customers

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

Mike G.

Mike G.

Master Electrician

9,821 satisfied customers

Proven Professional 49 years Experience

Kevin

Kevin

Licensed Electrical Contractor

6,975 satisfied customers

34 years Licensed Electrical Contractor in Illinois, Adjunct College Electrical Instructor, Former Electrical Inspector, Diploma: Digital Electronics, FCC Amateur & Commercial Radio Licenses

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

mrromex

mrromex

Electrical Technician

281 satisfied customers

over 40 years of all phases related to residential wiring and remodeling

< 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