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How to Determine if a GFCI Outlet is Defective

As with most of our modern conveniences, we rarely think about our electrical outlets. In fact, they generally come to mind under only two circumstances:  When our paint roller slips and our partner “sweetly” reminds us we should’ve taped over the outlets like they told us to. When we try to turn on our hair dryer, shop vac, or blender …

Calgary electrical troubleshooting guide

Electrical Troubleshooting Guide

1. Do I Need an Electrician?2. Knob & Tube Wiring3. Signs of Faulty Switches and Outlets 4. Warning Signs of Faulty Wiring 5. Smoke Detectors 6. Carbon Monoxide Detectors 7. Electrical Problems – Flickering Lights8. Which Switch Is Which? Do I Need an Electrician? Many of us love do it yourself (DIY) projects. We can save some money and we …