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Ten Common Wiring Problems

A master electrician details some frequently found mistakes that could cost you your house or your life

A master electrician identifies 10 wiring problems, from improperly wired receptacles to undersized and overloaded main panels, that commonly crop up in residential construction. Most are potential safety hazards.

Ten Common Wiring Problems

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