There is a lot of confusion about grounding and bonding and the purpose of each. Sometimes, they are used interchangeably, but they mean different things, and they serve two different purposes. So, what is the difference between grounding and bonding?
Your home’s plumbing vent system is very important for the health of your home. It keeps nasty sewer gases out of your home, and it helps the drain lines to drain properly. A clogged or inadequate venting system can cause poor draining which can allow
Double lugging is when two wires are placed under the same screw on a circuit breaker or on the neutral bus in an electrical panel. Double-tapping is normally done by a homeowner or a handyman who knows just the basics of electrical work.
What is current? What is voltage? What is the difference between voltage and current? How are voltage, current and resistance related? I will explain these concepts by comparing electricity flowing through a wire to water flowing through a water hose.
Have you ever gone up into your attic on a hot summer day? If so, you know how hot it can get inside an attic. This heat buildup is one of the main reasons why proper attic ventilation is critical to maintaining the health of your home.
Vermiculite is a naturally occurring mineral that is or was used in many applications, including gardening to improve soil quality and as an insulation in homes.Vermiculite normally has a grayish brown appearance and can look like small pieces of gravel.
If you are considering purchasing a home, you have likely already asked yourself the question, “What’s better, a brand-new house or a house that has been lived in.” This is a question that most prospective home buyers ask themselves, and it is…
If you’re looking for something to help keep you busy during quarantine or if your house has been neglected because of life’s usual hustle and bustle, check out these easy home maintenance projects that you can do without needing to leave your house!
One of the few common light configurations on a three-light tester is one that is labeled as a “Hot-Ground Reverse.” This is a very rare situation that would be very difficult (and dangerous) to achieve. Assuming that the ground wire is connected all
This will be just a quick post to explain something that I have recently discovered. The low cost, 3-light outlet testers that many home inspectors and electricians use can give you different readings depending on whether or not something is plugged