Common residential problems include defective switches and bulbs, tripping circuit breakers, loose wiring, dead outlets and circuit overloads. Other problems may involve outlet sparks, power surges, redundant wiring, pow... More »

The general method of inspecting mobile home's electrical wiring is to start from the point that works correctly and move forward steadily until you can localize the problem area or confirm that there are no problems. Yo... More » Vehicles

Mechanics fix electrical car problems, while electricians mostly work on structures such as homes. The mechanic, however, should have experience with vehicle electronics. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

Common residential electrical problems include defective bulbs and switches, dead outlets and the tripping of circuit breakers. Other problems may involve power surges, outlet sparks, power outages and sags. More »

Tips for troubleshooting home electrical problems include turning off all the lights and unplugging all appliances from a circuit when the breaker trips or the fuse blows. Then turn the breaker back on, or replace the fu... More »

There are five reasons to rewire a house — it's more than 50 years old, circuit breakers frequently trip, it has aluminum wiring, outlets and switches are charred, and a burned smell persists. It's best to hire a license... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Electrical

There are five main types of electrical wiring that are commonly used, especially in a home, including triplex wire, main feeder wire and panel feed wires. Other types of wire include nonmetallic sheathed wire and single... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Electrical