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  • Wiring Diagrams

  • Wiring Diagrams for installing and testing home electrical circuits.
  • Wiring diagrams help you understand how electrical devices are wired.
  • See how various electrical devices and controls operate.
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  • Electrical Diagram Symbols

  • Electrical Diagram Symbols for Home Electrical Wiring
  • Symbols for Electrical Outlets, Outlet Symbols used in Electrical Construction
  • Dimmer Switch Wiring

  • Fully explained how to wire-a-dimmer-switch
  • Diagrams for 3-way Wiring Dimmer Switches.
  • Take the mystery out of wiring a 3-way dimmer switch.
Wiring 120 Volt Outlet

How to Wire Electric Outlets

  • How to Wire 120 Volt Outlets
  • GFI and GFCI Receptacle Outlets
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  • Bedroom AFCI Outlet
  • Switched Outlet
  • Half Hot Outlet

  • How to Wire 240 Volt Outlets
  • Kitchen outlets
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  • Wire a Range Cord
  • Oven Outlet
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  • Wire a Dryer Cord
  • Wire a 3-Wire Cord
  • Wire a 4-Wire Cord
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  • Wiring GFCI Outlets

  • Learn about the features and benefits provided by GFI Outlets
  • Fully explained GFCI Receptacles and how they are wired.
  • Single and Multiple Outlets protected by one GFCI receptacle.
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  • Wiring Ceiling Fans

  • Installing Ceiling Fan wiring.
  • Ceiling Fan Wiring connections.
  • Installing an outdoor ceiling fan.
Ceiling Fan Remote Control
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  • Wiring a Clothes Dryer

  • Electrical wiring for a dryer-power-cord.
  • Older 240 Volt electric power cord with 3-wire configurations.
  • New 240 Volt electric power cord with 4-wire configurations.
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  • Wiring Light Fixtures

  • Installing and Wiring Light Fixtures with Step-by-Step Photos.
  • Installing Recessed Lighting
  • Installing Under Cabinet Lighting
  • Wiring a Baseboard Heater

  • Installing a Baseboard Heater Circuit: Wiring a baseboard heater thermostat and electric panel circuit then wiring connections for the installed baseboard wall heater. Instructions for converting baseboard heating radiant heating.

  • How To Wire a Thermostat

  • Typical Thermostat Wiring for Furnace Heating and Air Conditioning - Although many home heating and air conditioning systems have a standard type thermostat cable with color coded wires, the wires should be identified to make sure of the exact purpose for each wire.
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  • Installing a Home Generator

    • The process to size, select, and connect a home generator.
    • Transfer switches for a safe home generator connection.
  • Generator Sizing Calculator

    • Online Interactive Generator Sizing.
    • Accurately estimate the size of a generator based on electrical devices to be used.
  • Wire and Repair Smoke Detectors

  • How to Install and Wire Smoke Detectors - Installation Guide with Photos that clearly explain how Interconnected Smoke Detectors are wired so they function properly.
  • Smoke Detector Tips
  • Installing Smoke Detectors
  • Smoke Detector Wiring
  • Adding Smoke Detectors
  • How to Fix Smoke Detectors That Alarm
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  • How to Repair Telephone Wiring

  • Telephone-wiring diagram.
  • Phone jack wiring with photos and instructions.
  • Steps to correctly wiring a telephone jack.
  • Residential Electrical Load Calculator

    • The Electrical Load Calculator is a fully functional online and Interactive tool that will assist you with accurate panel load calculations.
    • The Residential Electrical Load Calculator is Pre-Loaded with electrical information for you to chose for typical electrical loads in the home.
    • General Electrical Load Requirements, Appliances and Motor Loads, Heating and Air Conditioning equipment.
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  • How circuit breakers work to protect your electrical-wiring.
  • Properly installed circuit breakers protect home electrical wiring.
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  • Understanding electrical junction-boxes.
  • Selecting the right size electrical junction box.
  • Junction boxes for outlets, light fixture and electrical splices.
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  • Electrical Wire

  • Understanding electrical wire.
  • Selecting the right size and type of electrical wire.
  • Electrical wire for outlets, light fixture and large electrical appliances.
  • Parts used to terminate, bond and splice electrical wire.
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Electrical Testers and Meters
  • Electrical Testers and Meters

  • Testers for home electrical-wiring.
  • Quality voltage testers that play an important part in electrical safety.
  • Testers to identify electrical circuits and help prevent electrical shock.
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  • Home Electrical Codes

  • Electrical Code Directory for home electrical wiring.
  • AFCI circuit, electrical-boxes, electrical-circuit, electrical-code outlets.
  • GFCI circuits, outlets and electrical-grounding.
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  • Electrical Wiring Videos

  • Videos to help educate you about many aspects of home electrical-wiring.
  • Video introductions for several electrical topics and electrical projects.
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  • Attic exhaust fans are a green energy efficient solution.
  • Proper attic venting reduces the load on your air conditioning system.
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  • Wiring Green SIP Homes

  • Styrofoam Insulated Panels - aka: SIP Homes
  • Discover Energy Efficient SIP Homes
  • See how different a SIP Home will be when installing electrical wiring.

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