Articles by Carol Fey


Keep the following lessons in mind when grabbing for your solder iron.
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Threads<br>Carol Fey

When things fit together, why do they sometimes leak?
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Is It Spare Parts Or Junk?<br>Carol Fey

Rule of thumb: If you can't find it in 15 minutes, it's junk.
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My Arctic Vacation<br>Carol Fey

Heat flows to cool, wherever you go.
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Life On The Technical Hot Line<br>Carol Fey

You won't find anyone who knows what you do to be willing to answer phones for customer support.
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Aquastat Relays - What's A Differential Anyway?

Finding some answers to your frequently asked questions on aquastat relays.
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That Retail Stuff<br>Carol Fey

When your customers shop retail, think of it as a lead to long-term service.
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Troubleshooting Outlets And Switches

When something electrical doesn't work, it's so tempting to leap to difficult solutions.
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The Mystery Unveiled - Three-Way & Four-Way Switches

Three-way switches - two switches controlling one light.
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Inside The Walls - Wall Switches And Light Fixtures

Recently I wrote about wiring wall outlets. This time I want to talk about wiring wall switches and light fixtures. If you've ever looked at an installed wall switch, you might see that there are two black wires attached to it, and no white. Or you might see a black and a white. Or there might be a black and a white with a black mark on it. Does it make a difference? And if so, what is the difference? Let's find out.
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