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128 votes

Half my power out, but firing up an appliance turns it back on

75 votes

What are insulated screwdrivers for if you’re not supposed to work on a live circuit?

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What is a tandem breaker (aka duplex, cheater, twin, double-stuff, etc.)?

72 votes

What is your advice on repairing this PCB trace?

70 votes
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Can I DIY fix the broken main feeder support cable?

70 votes

Why is there a voltage on my HDMI and coaxial cables?

69 votes

Is it damaging to turn off a small fridge for two days every week?

69 votes
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I ran a nail through a wire at home, should I worry?

68 votes

Can I use 220 V outlets on a 15 ampere breaker and wire it up as 110 V?

67 votes
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Why is my voltage dropping with load and why is current flowing on my ground wire?

66 votes
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What are the dangers of operating a mini excavator?

64 votes
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Why does my house heat up, even when it's cool outside?

61 votes
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Is there a benefit to having a switch control an outlet?

59 votes

Can I power a tree house from a "permanently" installed extension cord?

58 votes

This fell out of my toilet when I unscrewed the supply line. What is it?

57 votes

LED Light bulbs burning out much sooner than expected

57 votes
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Do GFI/GFCI outlets have a potential to damage Nespresso machines (and coffee machines?)

55 votes

How to remove nails with heads cut off?

55 votes

What is this hook on a strike/panic door?

53 votes
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What was a receptacle installed near my breaker box?

52 votes
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Unused outlets get warm when others under load

51 votes

The main ground on my house sparks when an appliance is turned on

50 votes

Panel breakers are alternately 90 V and 140 V

49 votes

Alarms on Doors that have Access to a Pool

48 votes

Why am I getting an electric shock from the water in my hot tub?

46 votes

Loss of power when I remove item from the outlet

45 votes
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Is this correct? Welder suggests 15A outlet on 20A breaker, or 20A outlet on 30A breaker

44 votes

Kitchen rewire gone wrong

43 votes

Why is the main breaker sparking in off position?

43 votes

Can I use a single 20A circuit for two bathrooms?

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