You will need an electrician.
Tim is probably right in that unless you are knowledgable, call an electrican. Saying that, if you are knowledgable, you must install a GFCI circuit outdoors. This can be tied into an existing circuit if that circuit has no more than 9 existing lights & plugs already connected. Use 12/2 with ground wiring.
In parallel circuit
No, it is more difficult than installing a new plug. You cannot reuse the wire, it must be a dedicated circuit, you will need a new outlet, and you will need a new breaker. Install a new plug.
You probably mean to change it to a 240 V outlet... either case, you'll need to run a new wire and install a new breaker.
Just install the new fixture with black to black, white to white, and cap off the ground wire on the new fixture. It'll be fine.
If you have an electrical outlet not working and you have an idea what you are doing, you set out to repair it. First, you check the circuit breaker for a thrown circuit breaker. If that is not the case, you get a volt meter. When you have a volt meter, you throw the circuit breaker to that outlet. Then you take a screwdriver and you remove the outlet but keep the wires attached. You make sure the wires are not touching anything. You go back to the circuit breaker panel. You turn on the electricity. Then you test the wires with your voltmeter. If it shows they have electricity, you know the problem is the outlet. If not, you have a different problem. You go back to the panel and turn off the circuit breaker. You put the outlet back in. If the problem was the outlet you buy a new outlet. In the United States, a number of hardware and electrical supply stores sell them. You go back. You turn off the circuit breaker. You remove the outlet from the wall. You notice where the wires are. The new outlet also comes with an explanation of how to attach the wires. You attach them and put the outlet back in the wall. If the problem was not the outlet, you call an electrician. While an electrician will cost money, a burned down house will cost more money.
No, but if you ever switch to an electric stove you will have problems getting a 240 volt circuit to that location. I would go ahead and install a 240 volt outlet at that location if this is new construction. Costs very little and you will be all set for the future.
Voltage does not dictate wire gauge, amperage does. The amperage rating of the breaker feeding the new circuit and the length of the run to the outlet determines your answer.
This will require a new circuit, which should be done by an electrician.
To hook up a 120 volts outlet, use a new outlet that is a protected type. It must be GFCI or be wired into a GFCI-protected circuit in an unfinished basement, bathroom, or garage that has damp areas.
You can't "change" the outlet to a 30 amp.The major limitation is the size of wire that feeds the outlet. A 15 amp circuit is typically run with 14 AWG wire. A 30 amp circuit must use 10 AWG wire.To add a 30 amp circuit you'll need to run a new wire, new outlet and connect it all to a new breaker.Always seek the services of a qualified electrician to make those kinds of changes. A mistake can lead to electrical fires and possibly death of someone in the home.
I assume you mean a standard (15 or 20-amp) outlet and are not trying to make a 220 connection for a stove, dryer or air conditioner. If that's what you want, forget it. You would need to run more and heavier wires and install a different shape of outlet and a different circuit protector. Otherwise, most people just hook up the two wires to the new outlet and ignore the second ground connector. Of course, then they don't have the safety feature of a second ground, and this would be unsafe and possibly illegal. To do it right, you need to have your electrician run a third wire from the second ground back to the grounding bar in the breaker box, or install GFCI protection. The National Electrical Code (NEC) 406.3(D)(3) allows this without a third (grounding) wire, but only IF you install a GFCI receptacle to replace the 2-prong receptacle, or install a GFCI circuit breaker for that circuit, and mark the outlets "GFCI Protected" and "No Equipment Ground".
If t hat GFI is the only plug on the circuit then yes. If there are other plugs you have to find out how many so that you don't exceed the capacity of that circuit. If the GFI is the only plug there, turn the power off to it at it's breaker and run the appropriate wire to the new plug you want to install. Wire in the new plug, then make the connections at the old GFI plug. Always work towards the power, even if the circuit is dead. It's good practice. This way you rarely if ever have to work on live circuits. Start at the furthest point in the circuit away from the electrical panel and work toward it. You can have the new outlet protected by the GFI if you connect the wires from the new outlet to the LOAD side of the GFI. If the GFI is still new there is usually a yellow sticker covering the screws, those 2 screws are the LOAD side meaning that if anything happens downstream on that circuit to make a GFI trip the GFI will sense it and turn the circuit off. If you want just a standard outlet then put the new wires on the same screws as the old wires on the GFI. Once you're done, and all the boxes are closed and safe, turn the breaker back on.
Disconnect the circuit breaker or fuse to that outlet. Then disable or replace the outlet. This is fairly easy and you can buy a new outlet at a home improvement store for a couple of bucks. If you are not comfortable working with these sorts of things call an electrician.
More like a plumber. The new disposal should have a plug end on it to plug into a wall outlet
In most home renovations there is ample room on a branch circuit to add another outlet. Very seldom does an electrician, when wiring a home, load the circuit up to maximum outlet that the electrical code will permit. Now the thing that has to be kept in mind is what is the load on the circuit now. The second thing to keep in mind is how much is the new receptacle outlet's load going to be. A home branch circuit is protected by a 15 amp breaker, so that is the maximum amperage load you are able to apply to the circuit without the circuit tripping. If you are able to stay within this parameter you should be able to add another receptacle outlet to the existing circuit.
Take the new antenna and your RX300 to Circuit City. They will install it for about $50.
You can, but be advised that whatever you plug into the new outlet should not exceed 5000W capacity (20A x 250V = 5000W)or you could risk overheating the new outlet with serious results. To prevent this, you should make sure the circuit breaker is a 20A also.
Install a new line.
The simple fix is turn the power to the receptacle off, change the receptacle out for a new one. Re energize the circuit and you are good to go.
very easy just pull your self a line from the outlet to the location you want to have the pull light fixture installed ,then connect the black wire to the black wire in the outlet white to the white and the copper ground to the ground then on the other end of the wire at the light fixture location connect the black to the copper screw and the white to the silver screw .and that should make it work with pull string .but make sure the circuit is turned off for that outlet location before you do the instillation
If you want to use an electric stove, first call a licensed gas fitter to remove the existing gas stove and make the gas pipe safe. Then call a licensed electrician to install a new power circuit for you, with the right size circuit breakers, the right size wiring and fit a new outlet of the right size and type to power an electric stove.
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If you are planning on adding a ceiling outlet in the bedroom for a ceiling fan, code requires a combination type AFCI.
A device consisting of a thin wire that melts to break circuit is a fuse. Once an outlet is giving out more electricity than its used to it melts which stops the current from flowing. The best thing to do if that happens is unplug the devices in the outlet and put in a new fuse
=== === Assuming you want to plug in say a 120V washer next to the 240V dryer, you would need to install a separate 120V 20A circuit. This is not a simple task and can kill you in several ways if you get it wrong. Please have a qualified electrician do it, if you do not understand the following discussion completely, or otherwise doubt your abilities. Any new outlet must be of a type protected by a GFCI or be wired into a GFCI-protected circuit if it is within an unfinished basement, bathroom, garage or any room that has wet or damp areas. The US National Electrical Code requires that a laundry outlet have its own separate circuit. If the laundry circuit in a garage or basement is used only for an appliance that is not easily moved (washing machine, freezer), it need not be GFCI protected, but only if there are other reachable GFCI outlets in the same room. You will need to add a 120 V 20A breaker to the breaker box (or sub-panel, if you have one with adequate feeders), run a separate 20A cable to a separate junction/work box near the 240 V outlet, and install the 120 V outlet. You are not allowed to just run a cord to your laundry from another outlet on a circuit used for other things, nor to connect the new outlet to an existing outlet. You may, however, extend an existing circuit to yet another outlet in the laundry area for purpose of ironing, fan, or other small appliances. If you plug an iron into the laundry outlet while the washer is going, you're likely to overload the 20A breaker. Under no circumstances should you attempt to "split" the 240 into a 120 outlet! The dryer circuit is protected with a 30-Amp or larger breaker (5000 watts is over 20 Amps). If anything had an overload, the ordinary 15-amp or 20-amp outlet for 120 volts and anything plugged into it could overheat and catch fire well before the 30A breaker shut off the current. A "combination" washer/dryer unit is designed with internal overload protection for the 120-volt equipment. As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed.If you do this work yourself, always turn off the powerat the breaker box/fuse panel BEFORE you attempt to do any workANDalways use a meter or voltage indicatorto insure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized.IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOBSAFELY AND COMPETENTLYREFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS.