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Install TP Link Wifi Switch and problems along with it

Similar to Trying to identify the neutral in my switch box for home automation switch. , I have an issue regarding installation of Wifi switch. The switches I got were WiFi switches https://www....
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Extremely confusing 48 v on neutral

I am actually a pretty good electrician, but am baffled by what I found today. During a remodel and adding a few new boxes for future lights, I received a shock from a neutral wire and a floating ...
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Deteriorations in rear of gas dryer

I opened up the rear of my Kenmore 80 Series gas dryer and discovered the following aspects of deterioration: Corrosion near the bottom of the heater box. See photos 1 and 2. Crumbling of the foam ...
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Is a junction box “accessible” if it is mounted behind/above a recessed light housing?

I am redoing our kitchen lighting. We currently have 1 fluorescent light fixture in the center with 2 T8 bulbs (ugly but a lot of light) and one decorative light fixture over the sink. I am going to ...
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Assemble lead sheet to be tight, but able to be disassembled

I want to make an acoustic barrier which include about 6-8 square feet of 1/4" lead. Normally when making such a barrier, it is desirable to solder it together so that there is a tight fit between the ...
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Two circuit breakers, how to determine which one jumps

In my home I have two sets of circuit breakers. One is upstairs in my home, and another is downstairs in a shared area of the residence I live in. When too many appliances are connected one of the two ...
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Frigidaire FEX831FS4 washer dripping water after fixing agitator. How to find and fix leak?

The washer was not leaking any water before I fixed the agitator. Now agitator works fine, but some water drips on top of transmission. So I am backtracking the work I did to understand what is ...
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Why doesn't my tester trip the GFCI?

I have a GFCI that does not trip with the plug tester. I tried troubleshooting the issue. I looked in a junction box, and found all the neutral wires coming from the subpanel were all connected at the ...
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Why does one stove top burner spark the other and vise versa?

I have a two front stove top burners, burner A and burner B. When I "ignite" A it will spark the spark plug for A & B. When I "ignite" B it will also spark the spark plug for A & B. its a ...
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Upgrading to LED Bulbs

So I've been doing a lot of research recently regarding LED lighting, and attempting to do an overhaul of our entire house. But I've run into a few issues, and I really don't want to go back and forth ...
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taking out damaged small screws

I want to replace this 1 inch hinge on a decorative cabinet. the screws are pretty small and their head is damaged as you can see in the pictures. I can't get any leverage with the screw driver. Does ...
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wiring lights and continuing the circuit to another light circuit

I have 1 switch running the 1st 3 lights then the next switch runs 1 light. I mocked this up with spare wire and it works, but is it OK to do it like this?
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How can I make 5 lights work with 2 switches and one light common to both?

I have 5 lights and 2 switches. When I press switch 1 I want light numbers 1 and 2 and 3 to come on and when I press switch 2 I want light numbers 3 and 4 and 5 to come on. Note that the 2 switches ...
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How to wire several 12V DC LEDs in serial

I want to connect about 9 LEDs (12V DC) using a simple wiring. For that I prefer serial wiring. But when I connect the LEDs in serial they don't working. When I connect in parallel, they are working. ...
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Is SealsAll still available?

I read an answer which referred to a product called "SealsAll", but I can't find this product. Anyone know if it still available? Thanks Tester101. That does look like a more appropriate product for ...
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1/2" drywall ceiling support 7lb ceiling-mounted speakers?

I recently purchase some JBL SP8II wall-mount speakers that I would actually like to use in the ceilings. However these speakers don't come with a between-the-studs support of any kind (there is a ...
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I need to know what to do with all these wires

my outlet kept shocking me when I tryd plugging anything into it so I took it apart now I have 2 red 2 black 2 almond and 1copper wire HELP
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Connecting Plug-In breaker in series to existing breaker [closed]

I need to connect this to existing normal breaker of 30A. I can't use a breaker panel because it would mess up the existing amperage. I just need the GFCI function of the above (especially its ...
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How Do I store fence pickets

We have three remaining 6' by 6" fence pickets that have been treated for termites. My question is how best to store these?
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New Basement electrical wiring [closed]

I'm developing my basement, I'm done doing the framing and now the electrical, do I need a new set of circuit breakers for both lights and receptacles, and if so, what type?

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