15 Amp Circuits
"15 amp circuits are rated for a maximum of 1800 watts. Most irons available in todays market range f"... more

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15 Amp Circuits
"15 amp circuits are rated for a maximum of 1800 watts. Most irons available in todays market range f"... more

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20 Amp Circuits
"Used mainly in kitchen, nook, dining, and bathrooms, 20 amp circuits are rated for a maximum of 2400"... more

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20 Amp Circuits
"Used mainly in kitchen, nook, dining, and bathrooms, 20 amp circuits are rated for a maximum of 2400"... more

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All outlets must be tamper resistant (child proof)
"When using these types of outlets, we recommend the following two-step procedure: Line up the cord c"... more

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All outlets must be tamper resistant (child proof)
"When using these types of outlets, we recommend the following two-step procedure: Line up the cord c"... more

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Arc Fault Circuits
"Outlet and lighting circuits in bedrooms and surrounding rooms may be controlled by an arc fault cir"... more

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Arc Fault Circuits
"Outlet and lighting circuits in bedrooms and surrounding rooms may be controlled by an arc fault cir"... more

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Arc Fault Testing Update
"When testing an arc fault circuit breaker, unplug anything that is on the circuit. Press and hold th"... more

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Arc Fault Testing Update
"When testing an arc fault circuit breaker, unplug anything that is on the circuit. Press and hold th"... more

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Bulb Replacement
"When replacing light bulbs, turn off the switch first, and be sure to replace with a bulb rated with"... more

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Bulb Replacement
"When replacing light bulbs, turn off the switch first, and be sure to replace with a bulb rated with"... more

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CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) Bulbs
"Although they claim to have a longer life span, they can and will burn out -- some sooner than other"... more

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CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) Bulbs
"Although they claim to have a longer life span, they can and will burn out -- some sooner than other"... more

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Coffee Makers
"A standard coffee maker will not cause any problems. However some of the newer single cup coffee mak"... more

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Coffee Makers
"A standard coffee maker will not cause any problems. However some of the newer single cup coffee mak"... more

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Computers
"Newer computers are now drawing up to 1000 watts (8.5 amps). A copier or printer with scanner can dr"... more

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Computers
"Newer computers are now drawing up to 1000 watts (8.5 amps). A copier or printer with scanner can dr"... more

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Dimming Lights
"Dimming lights may be noted when an appliance or large load is utilized on a lighting circuit. Commo"... more

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Dimming Lights
"Dimming lights may be noted when an appliance or large load is utilized on a lighting circuit. Commo"... more

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Dusk to Dawn Light Fixtures (Photocells)
"The eye of the photocell must be maintained by cleaning with a mild nonabrasive solution or vinegar "... more

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Dusk to Dawn Light Fixtures (Photocells)
"The eye of the photocell must be maintained by cleaning with a mild nonabrasive solution or vinegar "... more

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Exterior Receptacles and Holiday Season Decorations
"During the Holiday seasons, many homeowners install various types of decorations that do require ele"... more

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Exterior Receptacles and Holiday Season Decorations
"During the Holiday seasons, many homeowners install various types of decorations that do require ele"... more

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Garage door openers are required to be GFI protected
"If your garage door is not working, locate the GFI device in your garage and press the reset button."... more

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Garage door openers are required to be GFI protected
"If your garage door is not working, locate the GFI device in your garage and press the reset button."... more

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How to Activate the Main Electrical Panel
"1.Turn all lower breakers to the off position. 2.Turn the main breaker, located at the top of the p"... more

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How to Activate the Main Electrical Panel
"1.Turn all lower breakers to the off position. 2.Turn the main breaker, located at the top of the p"... more

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How to Reset a Breaker
"To reset a breaker, move the breaker's switch to the full off position and then back to on. If the "... more

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How to Reset a Breaker
"To reset a breaker, move the breaker's switch to the full off position and then back to on. If the "... more

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How to Test and Reset GFCI Outlets
"Homeowners should test and reset all GFCI outlets on a bi-annual basis by pushing the Test button an"... more

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How to Test and Reset GFCI Outlets
"Homeowners should test and reset all GFCI outlets on a bi-annual basis by pushing the Test button an"... more

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Kitchen Counter Outlets
"All kitchen counters have two 20 amp GFI protected circuits. When using two or more counter applianc"... more

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Kitchen Counter Outlets
"All kitchen counters have two 20 amp GFI protected circuits. When using two or more counter applianc"... more

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Kitchen Refrigerator
"For clarification purposes, the kitchen refrigerator outlet is not recommended to be GFI protected. "... more

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Kitchen Refrigerator
"For clarification purposes, the kitchen refrigerator outlet is not recommended to be GFI protected. "... more

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Light Fixture Locations
"Check the current blue print that is available if the light fixture location does not have a standar"... more

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Light Fixture Locations
"Check the current blue print that is available if the light fixture location does not have a standar"... more

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Light Fixtures
"All surface mount fixtures are supplied and installed by others. Please contact your builder for ser"... more

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Light Fixtures
"All surface mount fixtures are supplied and installed by others. Please contact your builder for ser"... more

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Master Bath Jacuzzi Tub Option
"Code requires all jacuzzi type tubs to be GFI protected. The device to control this option is locate"... more

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Master Bath Jacuzzi Tub Option
"Code requires all jacuzzi type tubs to be GFI protected. The device to control this option is locate"... more

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Motion Switch or Occupancy Sensor
"All motion switches are factory set. Please see your information booklet for adjustments."... more

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Motion Switch or Occupancy Sensor
"All motion switches are factory set. Please see your information booklet for adjustments."... more

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Recessed Cans
"Always look at the label inside the recessed can for the maximum bulb wattage to prevent it from ove"... more

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Recessed Cans
"Always look at the label inside the recessed can for the maximum bulb wattage to prevent it from ove"... more

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Recommended Dedicated Circuits
"Please consider utilizing separate dedicated circuits for each of the following items: - Freezers, "... more

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Recommended Dedicated Circuits
"Please consider utilizing separate dedicated circuits for each of the following items: - Freezers, "... more

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Refrigerators placed in garages or utility rooms
"Be aware that when using refrigerators in garages, utility rooms, and laundry rooms, the receptacle "... more

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Refrigerators placed in garages or utility rooms
"Be aware that when using refrigerators in garages, utility rooms, and laundry rooms, the receptacle "... more

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Smoke Detectors
"Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors have a battery backup, as well as a 120 volt wired con"... more

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Smoke Detectors
"Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors have a battery backup, as well as a 120 volt wired con"... more

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Space Heaters
"The tendency to trip a breaker depends on the brand and the type of space heater being used. They st"... more

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Space Heaters
"The tendency to trip a breaker depends on the brand and the type of space heater being used. They st"... more

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Start and Plan-Mini
"Always check the start and plan-mini if available for placement and locations for all electrical opt"... more

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Start and Plan-Mini
"Always check the start and plan-mini if available for placement and locations for all electrical opt"... more

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Switches
"Lights controlled by switches in two or more locatons are called three way or four way switches. The"... more

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Switches
"Lights controlled by switches in two or more locatons are called three way or four way switches. The"... more

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Vacuum Cleaners
"Most vacuum cleaners start out at 12 amps and go up from there. For example, Dyson vacuum cleaners,"... more

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Vacuum Cleaners
"Most vacuum cleaners start out at 12 amps and go up from there. For example, Dyson vacuum cleaners,"... more

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