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  1. Electrical
    Noobie question -- my apologies in advance. I am trying to replace an outlet, which I have learned: 1) is part of a series wiring (i.e., connected to 3 other outlets, ugh!); 2) lives within a metal outlet box; 3) has ground wires that are hidden behind said metal outlet box. That is, I can...
  2. Electrical
    Hi all, I have two lights on one switch, and both bulbs are very dim. I have a feeling that they are wired in series. If I remove one light and connect the wires, the remaining light goes to full brightness. I've tried a few things (mostly ending with a tripped breaker), and I'm not sure what...
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