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  1. Electrical
    Hi, I have 3 outdoor lights on my home (this model: https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.l...000667820.html). I recently posted about an issue with one of them which would turn on for only 5 seconds and then turn off. I ended up replacing that unit with an identical one which worked perfectly for...
  2. Electrical
    Hello all, I have the following weird problem I am trying to figure out. I have a mechanical timer that control a contactor that controls two circuits of external light (CFLs with ballast). Each circuit is connected to one of the 4 phases of the contactor. From the get got one circuit would...
  3. Electrical
    Problem: About 20% of the time when I turn on hallway lights or kitchen lights the 15A GFCI to two bedrooms trip. The lights that trip the breaker are on a separate circuit. House: 2007 construction in the dry Mojave desert. The only 3 wiring projects I've done in the house is install a timer...
  4. Electrical
    Three identical outdoor fixtures installed in September. All worked fine. Cold weather arrived and one of them does not turn on, the others do. When day (or night) is warmer, say, over 30F, the faulty one works again. The bulbs are CFLs, but not the screw-base type. Instead, they have four...
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