Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

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

Related Electrical Questions
I need to know if I install a gfci breaker and label the
I need to know if I install a gfci breaker and label the three prong plugs on that line as not grounded but gfci protected, will that meet code. … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
1,134 satisfied customers
I'm hoping to replace my parents old non grounded outlets in
Second opinion] Hi, I'm hoping to replace my parents old non grounded outlets in their house. I'm wondering if it would be appropriate to use GFCI outlets for their whole house, or if I should use AFC… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
5,007 satisfied customers
What is safer for the bathroom: (1) connecting a surge
What is safer for the bathroom: (1) connecting a surge protector (how many joules minimum ?) to gfci and use some tape to tape it 10 inch from the facet or (2) use an adapter on the bathroom lamps lik… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
5,007 satisfied customers
I just bought a house and I found out it has a 2 wire system
I just bought a house and I found out it has a 2 wire system outlet (no ground wire) on every outlet in my bedrooms and living room. And now it won't pass inspection without getting fixed. So, I was w… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
5,007 satisfied customers
Just had a question for electrician, didn't know how the
Hi, just had a question for electrician, didn't know how the service works, how much it costs. … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,290 satisfied customers
I need help troubleshooting a GFI circuit in my garage. The
I need help troubleshooting a GFI circuit in my garage. The bottom receptacle of the GFI outlet is hot, but none of the other outlets nor the light switch on that wall have any power. The only tools I… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
5,007 satisfied customers
Is this up an appointment? that is not what I want. I'm just
Is this for setting up an appointment? that is not what I want. I'm just trying to figure out some wiring. … read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,290 satisfied customers
I'm trying to wire an outlet so that the top and bottom are
I'm trying to wire an outlet so that the top and bottom are switched by two separate switches. So the hot from one switch goes into the top receptacle and the hot from the second switch goes into the … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
5,007 satisfied customers
We had a worker powerwash our house the other day and I
We had a worker powerwash our house the other day and I think that he blew water into an outdoor outlet. This outlet, I believe was connected to a GFCI that we have in the downstairs bathroom. The GFC… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
5,007 satisfied customers
Replaced a Leviton GFCI 20 amp in my garage that went off the
Replaced a Leviton GFCI 20 amp in my garage that went off the other night. The new one must have clicked off after turning power back on from outside breaker. Checked continuity on all of the outlets … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
5,007 satisfied customers
I am trying to replace a GFCI outlet in the bathroom. This
I am trying to replace a GFCI outlet in the bathroom. This is a 15amp circuit. The old outlet was 20amps but seemed to work fine for at least 10 years. The new outlet is also 20amp. It is a Leviton GF… read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
3,958 satisfied customers
I just replaced a Leviton GFCI that stopped working (green
I just replaced a Leviton GFCI that stopped working (green light went out and outlet stopped working) with a new one of the same design. Wired it the same way with two white wires on the LS and two bl… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
5,007 satisfied customers
GFi's not related to each other are tripping at random. Not
GFi's not related to each other are tripping at random. Not an instant trip, hours or days later. No moisture anywhere, i'm in the desert. 5 yr old home & no actions will cause them to pop??… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
In the bathroom there are 5 gfci outlets. The breaker was tripped
In the bathroom there are 5 gfci outlets. The breaker was tripped using a heater, and two of the gfci outlets worked upon resetting, but the other three down circuit will not reset. In addition, the o… read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
Recently I installed a Leviton 'smartlockpro' GFCI outlet on
Recently I installed a Leviton 'smartlockpro' GFCI outlet on a completely separate 20 amp circuit for a Waterwise 7000 distiller (120v, 10 amp load). There is no secondary 'load' on this Leviton GFCI.… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
Hello...I re placed my kitchen backsplash and also all outlet
Hello...I re placed my kitchen backsplash and also all outlet to nicer ones. I replaced an old gfi that had no indicator light with a new one which has one indicator light.....the light was green for … read more
Alex
Alex
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,783 satisfied customers
My home was buitl in 2005. Last night i was using a space heater
My home was buitl in 2005. Last night i was using a space heater and it caused the power to go out in the kitchen and living room. I immediately unplugged it and went to the braker box and cut on the … read more
Craig
Craig
Electrical Director
Vocational, Technical
2,287 satisfied customers
I have done lots of home wiring over the years and am
I have done lots of home wiring over the years and am very electrically savvy, but this one I''m not so sure about. I have 1 GFCI outlet in my basement that has 5 outlets downstream. I noticed that th… 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

8,290 satisfied customers

Proven Professional 49 years Experience

Kevin

Kevin

Licensed Electrical Contractor

5,007 satisfied customers

32 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