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GFCI vs AFCI- What’s the Difference?
An electrical inspector explains the difference between an AFCI and a GFCI
5 Benefits of Switching to LED Light Bulbs
Breaker Panel Smarts
Indispensable Extension Cord Tips
GFCI Breaker vs. Receptacle
Kitchen Countertop Outlets
How far can an Ufer Ground be from a main service panel? And what the...
Zip Ties In A Panel
Can zip ties/cable ties be used inside a electrical panel? Find out the answer...
Confounded by Co-ax?
There's more to installing co-ax cable than drilling a hole and pulling a wire. Learn...
Whole House Surge Protector
Is having your whole home covered by a single surge protector worth it? Find out...
Kitchen Countertop Outlets
How many outlets do you need for your countertop workspaces? This electrical inspector has the...
Electrical Panel Labels
Does every breaker in an electrical panel need to be labled? Find out the answer...
How do you know when "double-lugging" is allowed? We asked an expert electrical inspector.
Electrical Panels In A Bathroom
Can an electrical panel be installed in a bathroom? Find out the answer from an...
How many subpanels can you install to one another? This Chief Electrical Inspector has the answer.
Circuit Breaker Panel Clearances
There needs to be empty space around an electrical panel so they can be worked...
Abandoned Cable Removal
What are your options when you need to abandon a wire in a wall or...
Installing an Electrical Outlet Anywhere
Adding receptacles isn't overly complicated, but there are facts you should know in order to...
Outdoor GFCI Outlet
Learn how to install an outlet that is flush with the building finish surface, is...
Electrical Wire & Cable Basics
Everything you wanted to know about electrical wires and cables.
Which is the best tool pouch? (VIDEO)
In this video, Scott Wadsworth from "The Essential Craftsman" shares what he looks for when...
Electrical Rough-in Tips
Whether your project is finishing a garage or a basement or building an addition, it’...
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Common Electrical Code Violations
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