Archive | Electrical

Built-In Oven Fan Repair: Clean the Fan Screen

Built-In Oven Fan Repair

Built-in oven fan repair by cleaning the clogged oven fan screen and install a new fan motor. This project is continued from How to Replace a Built-In Oven Fan. Clogged Oven Fan Screen Causes Overheating Important! The electricity was shutoff at the circuit breaker panel. Do not work on the oven if the electricity is […]

Continue Reading
Remove the Old Wall Oven Fan Motor

How to Replace a Built-In Oven Fan

How to replace a built-in oven fan step by step instructions. The cooling fan on my 10 year old General Electric (GE) Wall Oven started making a loud and annoying rattling sound when the oven is hot and the fan turns on. I suspected the fan motor bearings were going bad. I ordered an original […]

Continue Reading
Garage Door Safety Sensor Wire Butt Splice Connectors

How to Repair Garage Door Safety Sensor Wires

This project shows how to repair garage door safety sensor wires that are broken or damaged with quick and easy butt splice connectors. Garage Door Will Not Close My wife said the Chamberlain garage door opener would open, but not close the garage door. Not good news before breakfast on Sunday morning. A brief inspection […]

Continue Reading
Attic Light Installation

How to Install an Attic Shop Light

This project shows how to install an attic shop light by hanging it from the rafter collar ties and connecting it to a switch controlled electrical outlet. This project is continued from How to Wire an Attic Electrical Outlet and Light – Part 2. If you’ve just landed here, see How to Wire an Attic […]

Continue Reading
Smoke Alarm Junction Box Wiring: Black (Hot) Wire Connections

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 7

This tutorial explains how to install a hardwired smoke alarm in a bedroom drywall ceiling. The branch circuit for the new smoke alarm is connected to the main junction box for power and signal. This project is continued from How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 6. Smoke Alarm Junction Box Wiring Diagram […]

Continue Reading