Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

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

Related Electrical Questions
Remodel of basement. I have a staircase leading from the
Remodel of basement. I have a staircase leading from the landing of my garage down to the basement. Next to the garage door is a light switch that controls a light bulb at the bottom of the stairs ent… read more
David Bowden
David Bowden
Owner
4,552 satisfied customers
I replaced ballast and bulbs in a two light T12 florescent
I replaced ballast and bulbs in a two light T12 florescent fixture. When I through the switch, the lights turn on (not full length of bulb, just about 1/3) and then immediately turn off. … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
2,037 satisfied customers
I installed a new light fixture and I can't figure out the
Hi! I installed a new light fixture and I can't figure out the cables in the light switch and fixture. When I first installed it the light stayed on. There are three sets of cables in fixture and swit… read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
4,497 satisfied customers
I want to wire a new outlet I have an existing switch with
Hello, I want to wire a new outlet I have an existing switch with blue and black cables … read more
Sam I
Sam I
Electrician
B.S.
2,037 satisfied customers
I am trying to install a bath fan light fixture. Upon taking
Hi: I am trying to install a bath fan light fixture. Upon taking out the old one, I stupidly did not take a pic of the wiring. What I have is a 3(+ ground) Rolex and a 2 wire Rolex in the ceiling. The… read more
eddie22Island
eddie22Island
Home Improvement Contractor and Repairs
High School or GED
2,015 satisfied customers
What type of under-cabinet lights should I buy hard-wired
What type of under-cabinet lights should I buy hard-wired connection in the kitchen? Replacing 1990s style fluorescent lights that were wired to a single power switch.… read more
ProGrade
ProGrade
Electrical Contractor
564 satisfied customers
I am changing out magnetic to electronic ballasts in 2x96T12
I am changing out magnetic to electronic ballasts in 2x96T12 fixtures. The new ballasts are Sylvania QTP2x96T12/UNV IS models. I have now changed out two ballasts and see the same issue. The lamps are… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,751 satisfied customers
Is it possible to separate a 14/3 ac 90 in a junction box?
Is it possible to separate a 14/3 ac 90 in a junction box? The cable has 4 wires. Black, red, white and ground (bare). The black is used for wall plugs and the red goes to the ceiling fan and ceiling … read more
Steve G.
Steve G.
Automation Engineer
824 satisfied customers
Hello, I am replacing a fan with a light fixture. The cords
Hello, I am replacing a fan with a light fixture. The cords coming from the ceiling are, black, red, white, blue and ground/green. The light fixture only has black, white and ground/wire. I am assumin… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Master Electrician
High School or GED
3,264 satisfied customers
The full row of three recessed lights in my kitchen went out
The full row of three recessed lights in my kitchen went out at the same time. I assumed it to be the switch since all three went out. I replaced the switch but still no power. The new switch has a li… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,751 satisfied customers
I have an existing outdoor lighting system with two motion
I have an existing outdoor lighting system with two motion sensors lights and one regular light fixture. I am replacing all three lights and am unsure of how to wire the new lights in. The first motio… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,751 satisfied customers
Why do you suppose all the bare ground wires and the white
Why do you suppose all the bare ground wires and the white neutral wires are attached to the same bus in my electrical panel when, as I understand it, they should be on their own bus? I want to add a … read more
Sir Sparks
Sir Sparks
Owner
State & UK Certified Master electri
2,519 satisfied customers
I am replacing a very old light fixture. 60+ years old. I
I am replacing a very old light fixture. 60+ years old. I found the fixture connected to just a hot wire and a ground. It looks like two other wires in the box are taped together. Can that be right?… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,751 satisfied customers
i have an outdoor oulet. i want use that power source for a
i have an outdoor oulet. i want use that power source for a light in that spot. and move the outlet 25 feet to the right,with a switch for the light. the light will be behind a pool so i need a switch… read more
Sir Sparks
Sir Sparks
Owner
State & UK Certified Master electri
2,519 satisfied customers
Hello Experts... Have three, two bulb flourescent fixtures
Hello Experts... Have three, two bulb flourescent fixtures mouted on steel roof beam in a steel patio cover. All fixtures have two 40 watt lamps. The first one in line does not light, have replaced th… read more
electrifier
electrifier
Master Electrician
Bachelor's Degree
1,458 satisfied customers
i have two light fixtures that are in my hallway the have a
i have two light fixtures that are in my hallway the have a double switch with them (one on one side of the hallway and one on the other side of the hallway) ok so i went and picked up new fixtures i … read more
No. 1 Sparky
No. 1 Sparky
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18 satisfied customers
Im installing a new bathroom fan/light fixture. The existing
I'm installing a new bathroom fan/light fixture. The existing house wires consist of four - 2 red, one white, one black - coming out of the flexible conduit. The fixture has two white wires - one for … read more
Sir Sparks
Sir Sparks
Owner
State & UK Certified Master electri
2,519 satisfied customers
Hi there - problem is with a ceiling lighting fixture. It was
Hi there - problem is with a ceiling lighting fixture. It was working and now it's not. Whether it's a coincidence or not, I've just installed another fixture in the same room, different switch, and t… read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
4,497 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

4,497 satisfied customers

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

Mike G.

Mike G.

Master Electrician

9,751 satisfied customers

Proven Professional 49 years Experience

Kevin

Kevin

Licensed Electrical Contractor

5,903 satisfied customers

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

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