Electricity that is flowing from one place to another is called current. The volume of electrical current is measured in amperes or amps.
An outlet for tapping into an electrical circuit usually with an appliance plug. Duplex wall receptacles are the most common type, but larger appliance receptacles are also found in household electrical systems.
Use a wood chisel to chip out between the two cuts, deep enough to fit the plate flush with the stud surface. Keep the plates flush with the studs to ensure the baseboard won’t stick out when reinstalled.
A safety device used to interrupt the flow of electricity in case of a short or overloaded circuit. These can be made of glass with a threaded base for 120 volt branch circuits, or a cartridge design with a copper cap on each end for 240 volt circuits. Fuses are found mostly in older homes with small, 60 amp service panels.