Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

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

Related Electrical Questions
I have installed two dimmers one single pole and one 3 way,
I have installed two dimmers one single pole and one 3 way, they both turn the lights on and off, but will not dim. I have LED bulbs in the fixtures. … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,290 satisfied customers
Im having trouble with a DW6HD dimmer. I have installed 13
Im having trouble with a DW6HD dimmer. I have installed 13 or 14 of these things in my house and they work great, but on this one circuit the dimmer will not dim the lights... they just are either all the way on or off, I made sure that the bulbs were dimmable LEDs … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,414 satisfied customers
I have ecosmart (Home Depot brand) LED light bulbs that are
I have ecosmart (Home Depot brand) LED light bulbs that are dimmable. I put them in my overhead cans and they dim but they make a faint buzz. My question is are all light dimmers compatible with dimma… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,290 satisfied customers
We installed a Leviton LED DIMMER dsl06-1LZ IT DIMS AND
We installed a Leviton LED DIMMER dsl06-1LZ IT DIMS AND BRIGHTONS BUT THE LED BULBS WON'T TRN OFF? … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,414 satisfied customers
When I open my refrigerator doors or the dishwasher cycles
When I open my refrigerator doors or the dishwasher cycles the over head high hats lights dim. When I removed the high hat switchs and put a regular switch the high hats didn't dim. What could cause t… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,414 satisfied customers
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
4,414 satisfied customers
I installed a dimmer switch that controls four can lights.
I installed a dimmer switch that controls four can lights. You turn the lights on by pushing the round button and then rotate it for dimming. We had the can lights on last night and set to a low light… read more
ProGrade
ProGrade
Electrical Contractor
564 satisfied customers
I just installed a Leviton dimmer - single light switch that
I just installed a Leviton dimmer - single light switch that controls 3 lights. It is controlling the lights on/off but not dimming. I am using 9w dimmable LED bulbs in recessed cans… read more
ProGrade
ProGrade
Electrical Contractor
564 satisfied customers
I just installed 2 CFL/LED capable dimmer switches in my 1930's home. There is no gr
I just installed 2 CFL/LED capable dimmer switches in my 1930's home. There is no ground wire in either box, is it ok to just leave the ground hanging? Both switches go to a fixture with 3 or 4 LED li… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
I have a 5-bulb chandelier in my stairway (standard-bases for
I have a 5-bulb chandelier in my stairway (standard-bases for incandescent bulbs, base down) It has an old rotary dimmer upstairs and a simple 3-way switch at the bottom. I've put new dimmable LED bul… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,414 satisfied customers
i just replaced 6 of the 40w regular bulb in my bathroom to
i just replaced 6 of the 40w regular bulb in my bathroom to 6 60w GE bright from start CFL bulb(use only 15V). but when i turn them on, i heard some low buzz sound from the dimmable switch… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,414 satisfied customers
my Leviton DZS15 does not turn off the light instead it dims
my Leviton DZS15 does not turn off the light instead it dims it to the minimum. the load is a fixtur with led bulbs… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
We are remodeling our kitchen. Weve installed 6 Lutron eco-dim
We are remodeling our kitchen. We've installed 6 Lutron eco-dim dimmer LED lamps wired for 3 way and the light switch has a slide dimmer control. PROBLEM: This combination caused extreme buzz interfer… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
using push paddle dimmer with lights going up and down. worked
using push paddle dimmer with lights going up and down. worked fine for 3 weeks, now not turning lights on and night light is going off and on avery 10 seconds without lights going on. any suggestions… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
Wondering if it works (generally) to combine a 3way dimmer
Wondering if it works (generally) to combine a 3way dimmer switch with a regular 3 way or if they must be of same brand/type on each end.… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
I wired a light with four led bulbs on a dimmer switch. The
I wired a light with four led bulbs on a dimmer switch. The lights stayed on even with the switch off, until I replaced one bulb with a dissimilar bulb, then the light worked normally. But I am worrie… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
4,414 satisfied customers
Trying to find the best way to dim energy saving bulbs. I tried
Trying to find the best way to dim energy saving bulbs. I tried a Leviton dimmer on CFLs and they don't dim much and make buzzing sounds. Do the new really expensive LED flood lights buzz when being d… read more
TAKPOWER
TAKPOWER
Non Restricted Licensed Electrician
High School or GED
131 satisfied customers
Is it normal for LED bulbs to buzz when dimmed as well? I have
Is it normal for LED bulbs to buzz when dimmed as well? I have a Leviton dimmer specifically labeled for CFL and LEDs. At first I hooked it to CFLs. They buzzed a lot when dimmed and don't dim all the… read more
Appliance Guru
Appliance Guru
19,175 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

8,290 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