Electrical

Electrical Questions? Ask an Electrician Online.

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

Related Electrical Questions
Installing 125 amp sub panel. SER 2-2-2-4 or do I need 1/0?
Installing 125 amp sub panel. SER 2-2-2-4 or do I need 1/0? … read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
4,783 satisfied customers
I have installed a 400 amp main panel, with service coming
I have installed a 400 amp main panel, with service coming in overhead, through a 3" conduit. Having difficulty with calculating correct wire size for the drop … read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
4,783 satisfied customers
I am curious if it's safe to run a 200 amp panel on a house
Hello again,I am curious if it's safe to run a 200 amp panel on a house considering wire size.If the wire (overhead, not underground) from the electric company/transformer to the house meter supports … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,201 satisfied customers
I'm installing electric tankless water heater. I will have 4
I'm installing electric tankless water heater. I will have 4 8 gauge wires feeding it from a sub panel with 4-240v breakers. total amperage could reach 150 amps What wire size do I need from main pane… read more
Jason
Jason
Service Technician
Associate Degree
4,783 satisfied customers
For a 200 amp service with the first disconnect on the main
For a 200 amp service with the first disconnect on the main cb panel what copper wire size and ground/neutral wire size do I need between the meter box and main cb panel? Can the ground/neutral be bar… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,201 satisfied customers
I need to wire a 30 amp travel trailer and a small shed that
I need to wire a 30 amp travel trailer and a small shed that will have a window unit, fridge, and some lights in it. About 375' away from my service pole. Some questions on wire size.… read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,201 satisfied customers
I'm putting in a 60 amp or a 100 amp sub panel in the house
I'm putting in a 60 amp or a 100 amp sub panel in the house about 30 feet from the main panel through wood studs and ceiling space . What size wire for each ? Probably using se type cable or equivalen… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,751 satisfied customers
Does NEC approve rewiring a residential property with
Does NEC approve rewiring a residential property with aluminum wire enclosed in aluminum conduit much like a commercial rewire with aluminum … read more
Machinc
Machinc
Retired
1,187 satisfied customers
Installing 200 amp meter pole home. what size wire 80 feet
installing 200 amp meter pole for mobile home. what size wire for a 80 feet run from meter pole to main breaker panel in house? … read more
Kevin
Kevin
Licensed Electrical Contractor
Diploma
6,201 satisfied customers
7 apt building has 8 meters 8 panels split into 2 #4 service
7 apt building has 8 meters 8 panels split into 2 #4 service risers. What size risers and wire size should be used if remodeling ? … read more
ProGrade
ProGrade
Electrical Contractor
564 satisfied customers
I live in massachusetts with 2014 NEC. I have a Kohler auto
I live in massachusetts with 2014 NEC. I have a Kohler auto transfer switch and am 120 feet from ATS to AC disconnect switch 100 amp. Generator is 20 kw. DO I use #2-3 & #4 ground SER Aluminum Buildin… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Electrical Contractor
High School or GED
3,844 satisfied customers
I am considering using a 4-conductor (2-2-2-4) Stabiloy (R)
I am considering using a 4-conductor (2-2-2-4) Stabiloy (R) Al Type SE cable (XHHW-2) as a feeder cable from the main panel to a 100A sub-panel as part of a knob-and-tube wiring replacement project in… read more
Mike G.
Mike G.
Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,751 satisfied customers
I have 3 wires above ground service wires going into my meter.
I have 3 wires above ground service wires going into my meter. My meter has 2 - 200 amp, 240 volts, 3 wires, 60Hz. My panel is a 100 amp box, but it has a 60 amp breaker for the main switch. Could I p… read more
Craig
Craig
Electrical Director
Vocational, Technical
2,287 satisfied customers
Will a 2-2-4 triplex aluminum wire work for a 100 amp sub panel
Will a 2-2-4 triplex aluminum wire work for a 100 amp sub panel? The sub panel will be coming of my 100amp double pole breaker in my main 200 amp panel. The main panel is in my house and the 100 amp s… read more
electrifier
electrifier
Master Electrician
Bachelor's Degree
1,458 satisfied customers
When running the line from the meter panel to the manufacturer
When running the line from the meter panel to the manufacturer homes breaker panel do you use 4 wires (2 hot, 1 Neutral, 1 ground) or 3 wires (2 hot, 1 ground)? Is there a code as to how close the met… read more
electrifier
electrifier
Master Electrician
Bachelor's Degree
1,458 satisfied customers
Hi, getting ready to upgrade my service to my house. I have
Hi, getting ready to upgrade my service to my house. I have 3/0 aluminum wire (buried) I know I am ok with a 150amp main but will that wire size handle a 200amp breaker?… read more
Sir Sparks
Sir Sparks
Owner
State & UK Certified Master electri
2,519 satisfied customers
We have 3 Model PA13NR060-E air conditioning systems. Whenever
We have 3 Model PA13NR060-E air conditioning systems. Whenever each of them come on our lights dim. We have 2 each 200 amp building service panels (brand new), and the wire size going up to the weathe… read more
Sir Sparks
Sir Sparks
Owner
State & UK Certified Master electri
2,519 satisfied customers
i have a 100 amp breaker outside and i want to install a new
i have a 100 amp breaker outside and i want to install a new inside main box yo 200 amp service, i added an addition and i am switching over to all electric stove, hot water heater, etc.. what size br… read more
electrifier
electrifier
Master Electrician
Bachelor's Degree
1,458 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

4,783 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

6,201 satisfied customers

33 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