Easy fix! Unscrew the bar copper wire that is attached to the box and attach your new green fixture wire to this with a wire nut. If the old bare wire is really short, extend it by adding another length of bare copper wire or green #14 gauge wire to it using a wire nut … Read more
I will try this again (something went wrong with the transmission of my first answer). My code book is at the office but I believe the answer is 16. HOWEVER, if you put 4 or more current carrying conductors (hots and neutrals) in a conduit, you must do what is called derating which means upsizing … Read more
I can only answer this question if it is a new installation (otherwise there are way to many possible scenarios). Bring your home run (power source romex) into one end of the box and bring your other two cables into the opposite end (perhaps there is only one other cable if you are using a … Read more
My Spin Dryer Keeps Tripping Out The Sockets Every Time I Turn It On. I Have Changed Plugs And Tried Plugging It Into A Different Socket But It Still Does The Same Thing. What's Wrong?
Something is wrong with the dryer. Perhaps there is something wedged in the tub that is preventing it from spinning. Maybe the motor has gone bad. Regardless, if you have moved the plug to a different outlet and it continues to trip whatever breaker is serving that outlet, then you can be pretty certain that … Read more
Often when a breaker trips, in order to reset it, you must firmly push the breaker all the way to the OFF position first (as far to the off position as you can get it to go- you will feel a bit of a resistance as it resets the tripping mechanism inside) then attempt to … Read more