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There is likely a loose wire of some sort somewhere on the circuit. Oftentimes, wires can become loose when a poor connection is made. You'll need to have an electrician fix the issue.
Extension cords are meant to be temporary, and aren't made to be used as a permanent installation. Most extension cords have wires and ratings less than that of your average circuit. Never put a heater [...]
Doing this may very well start a fire. Breakers are sized according to the wiring installed and are typically already at the maximum they can be.
Most portable heaters or air conditioners draw a lot of electrical power—typically around 1,500 watts. This is nearly enough to load up an entire circuit, as an average wire and circuit in a home is [...]
Replacing ungrounded wiring is quite labor-intensive. It can also be the most expensive thing to replace in your home, because as the wiring must be upgraded to the current codes that older homes typically didn't [...]
Like your kitchen and garage, there is typically a GFCI on bathroom receptacles as well. Look for the ‘Reset’ button on one of the receptacles and press it.
For many homes, there's one or two GFCIs protecting the kitchen countertop receptacles. Try pushing the ‘Reset’ button, located on one of the receptacles.
Many homes have a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) located in the garage, usually near the panel that protects the garage and outdoor receptacles. If it is tripped, the reset button needs to be pushed [...]