Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Electrical Questions
I have skylights in my business and dimmable 4' LED lamps. I
I have skylights in my business and dimmable 4' LED lamps. I want to light harvest. Each row of LEDs draw 900w. I have 7 rows. What controls will I need to get the job done economically?… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,646 satisfied customers
This GE 140RS120 wont light. Both sockets changed out with
This GE 140RS120 won't light. Both sockets changed out with two blue wires inserted into one end of a new T12 socket and two red inserted into the other new socket. The line wires connected obviously.… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
8,582 satisfied customers
Hi, I had 2 light bulb fixures lighting up my garage. Put a
Hi, I had 2 light bulb fixures lighting up my garage. Put a new celing joist system in and bought 2 fouresent light, one for the rt and left side of the garage. I want to know if I should run the powe… read more
electrifier
electrifier
Master Electrician
Bachelor's Degree
1,458 satisfied customers
We have a second vacation and there are no lights in two closets.
We have a second vacation and there are no lights in two closets. The closets are about 5' wide and 2' deep. There is one top shelve and a clothes bar underneath. How is the most practical, best way t… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,646 satisfied customers
Low pressure sodium farm light. Question: (my light is less
Low pressure sodium farm light. Question: (my light is less then 2 years old) last night is truggled to stay on it would stay on for about 2 minutes and then it would go off for about 10 seconds and t… read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
3,958 satisfied customers
Good evening. I have an old, very heavy, floor lamp that takes
Good evening. I have an old, very heavy, floor lamp that takes three regular size bulbs and then it has one large center socket that is larger than regular size (approx. 1 1/2" wide). It says Leviton,… read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
Just replaced 6-MH400 fixers with 6-6/bulb high bays the pre-ex
Just replaced 6-MH400 fixers with 6-6/bulb high bays the pre-ex wiring just has a neutral and a hot. When i was installing the lights the fixer neutral was nutted to the main line neatral and the hot … read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
You have helped me before with a greenhouse lighting question...here
You have helped me before with a greenhouse lighting question...here is another... We are supplying as a sample a 208V/750 watt electronic ballast to a greenhouse. I have a greenhouse bulb that is a G… read more
Joseph
Joseph
743 satisfied customers
Please answer these questions so I have them for comparison. 1.
Please answer these questions so I have them for comparison. 1. The three types of hot-cathode fluorescent lamps are A. preheat, slimline, rapid start. B. preheat, slow start, fast start. C. rapid sta… read more
Sir Sparks
Sir Sparks
Owner
State & UK Certified Master electri
2,519 satisfied customers
Good morning, I was told that if I remove the ballast from
Good morning, I was told that if I remove the ballast from a 35 watt metal halide par 20 bulb fixture and instead use 35 watt halogen par 20 lightbulb, I would be in violation of the UL warranty. This… read more
Will
Will
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
175 satisfied customers
i installed some parking lot lights today. Lithonia Pole lights
i installed some parking lot lights today. Lithonia Pole lights 120/208/240/277 simple job i thought. We wired them 120 by using the red wire labled 129v to the power and the wire labled com to the ne… read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
3,958 satisfied customers
I wired a 208vac 1000 watt HID Ballast to a twist lock photo
I wired a 208vac 1000 watt HID Ballast to a twist lock photo control (PC). The lamp turns on at night and flashes on and off during the day. The relay inside of the control opens and closes about once… read more
Will
Will
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
175 satisfied customers
Help! I am an electrician but I need help! I replaced existing
Help! I am an electrician but I need help! I replaced existing HID lights brandname (Westgate)with new (2) 175w metal halide floods and (3) 250w metal halide wallpaks for outside security lights on a … read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
Ive got an old 175-watt mercury vapor fixture in which the
I've got an old 175-watt mercury vapor fixture in which the bulb burned out. Unfortunately, my old bulb has a medium base. Yeh, there are lots of 175-watt bulbs with mogul bases available, but try to … read more
Joseph
Joseph
743 satisfied customers
On a 4oow metal halide low bay fixture when the light goes
On a 4oow metal halide low bay fixture when the light goes completely out what is the problem? The schematic shows no thermal protector in the circut. These fixtures have a capacitor ballast and bulb.… read more
Sir Sparks
Sir Sparks
Owner
State & UK Certified Master electri
2,519 satisfied customers
I am going on a trouble shooting call tomorrow for a friend
I am going on a trouble shooting call tomorrow for a friend who installs Sport Courts. He provided the 7 light standards but did not do the finish wiring for them. The install was approx. 5 mos. ago a… read more
Joseph
Joseph
743 satisfied customers
i want to put a yard light out i have a enclosed 1000 watt
i want to put a yard light out i have a enclosed 1000 watt metal halide bulb / enclosure but want to mount the transformer inside in its box about 40 ft away so i need approx 50 feet of lamp cord, i a… read more
Joseph
Joseph
743 satisfied customers
Outside lighting problem with 150watt high pressure sodium.
Outside lighting problem with 150watt high pressure sodium. Have power (120 volts) to light socket, but bulb will not come on. I have also tried using a different bulb that works in other light assemb… 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

3,958 satisfied customers

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

Mike G.

Mike G.

Master Electrician

8,582 satisfied customers

Proven Professional 49 years Experience

Kevin

Kevin

Licensed Electrical Contractor

4,646 satisfied customers

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