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  1. Electrical
    Trying to replace a recessed light in the ceiling. New light comes with a junction box with the standard white, black and ground wires. I was expecting the same black, white, ground when I pulled out the old light, but the old one has two black wires going to a quick connect thing with 2 red...
  2. Electrical
    I have an extension cord that I was planning on using but I noticed that the wiring in the receptacle has backwards coloring from my plug. The black and white wires are reversed. The receptacle is also backwards from my wall outlet. Do I need a different extension cord?
  3. Electrical
    Hello everyone, I previously had an old light installed in my kitchen and I am now putting up a new light. I have the wires exposed from the ceiling showing two red wires pigtailed. Two blacks pigtailed. Two whites separated (one has a black strip on the insulation.) It looks like I would have 3...
  4. Electrical
    Hi, I am new to home ownership, and do work with wires for a living, but all the wires I use are on a stage, and don't go through conduits. I'm hoping the collective minds here can help me figure out my dilemma. one bedroom had a ceiling fan without lights that was controlled with a dial on the...
  5. Electrical
    I have a Kohler steamer in my shower. It malfunctioned. Kohler told me to disconnect it and ship it back to them. I was able to disconnect the wiring and plumbing and ship it back. I took pictures of the wiring, but I lost the pictures:(. Really stupid! So, I have 4 wires coming in...
  6. Electrical
    I have a situation where I only have 12/2 yellow on hand. Is it ok to use 12/2 yellow wire to hook up baseboard heaters and water heater? Or is it still required that I use only red?:eek:
  7. Electrical
    I have a Maytag 1/2 H.P. 120 Volt 60 HZ 8 Amp motor. It has 6 wires, red yellow, white, purple, orange, and black. It is model S68PXMBP-1043. I am going to use it in a project not in a washing machine. Does anybody know how to wire this or what the different wires are for?
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