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Mary asks How Should I Upgrade My Electrical Wiring

February 4, 2017 by Dave Rongey

I need to upgrade the electrical wiring and replace the fuses with circuit breakers: How to Upgrading Old Electrical Wiring and Fuses.

Installing Electrical Wiring for Outlets

November 3, 2016 by Dave Rongey

How to Safely Install Home Electrical Wiring for Outlets and Receptacles: The method of installing electrical wiring is first and foremost done according to the applicable electrical codes for your location, then it is up to you which method you wish to use. One junction box may be used as a central splice point as long as the box is the right type and size and is is accessible.

How to Repair a Light Circuit

November 11, 2016 by Dave Rongey

Why are my lights not working? When I was replacing a light fixture two wires touched and all three lights stopped working. How to Repair a Light Circuit.

How To Upgrade Old Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring

December 14, 2016 by Dave Rongey

Can I upgrade circuit wiring and outlets and still keep the lighting circuit in tack? How to Fix Old Electrical Wiring Problems: Guide for Repairing Old Wiring, Upgrading Knob and Tube Wiring and a Fuse Box

Using Copper and Aluminum Wire for Home Circuits

February 20, 2016 by Dave Rongey

When splicing aluminum and copper wires do the wire connectors need to be a special type? Wiring Methods for Copper and Aluminum Wires, Safe uses of Aluminum Wire for Larger Home Electrical Circuits.

Rewiring an Older Home

February 19, 2016 by Dave Rongey

How many circuits are needed when rewiring an older home? Planning the Electrical Panel Size and the Number of Circuits, and Local Code Considerations.

Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring for Safety

February 11, 2016 by Dave Rongey

How Can I Fix a Voltage Problem in my Electrical Wiring? Don’t Take a Chance With Old Home Electrical Wiring, Bringing Old Home Wiring Up To Code.

Circuit Wiring for a House

January 7, 2016 by Dave Rongey

What is required for the electrical circuit wiring in a home? How to Plan the Home Electrical Circuits, Installing Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures and Outlets, Home Electrical Wiring.

Why Home Electrical Inspections Are Important

January 5, 2016 by Dave Rongey

Are there any programs to help with home improvement projects? Home Electrical Inspections May Reveal Serious Problems You Need to Know About, What to do if you have Discovered Serious Problems with Your Home.

Installing Exterior Recessed Lights

July 7, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Is it a good idea to install exterior recessed lights while a new home is being built? The Best Time to Install Exterior Recessed Lights.

Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring

October 14, 2016 by Dave Rongey

Our house needs more circuits, what is the best way to upgrade the electrical wiring? Guide for Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring.

Upgrading Home Wiring and Planning Electrical Circuits

March 13, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How do I figure out what to put on what circuits? How to Plan Circuits when Rewiring a Home, Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring and Planning the Circuits.

Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures

March 9, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Is the electrical wiring safe for the light fixture I want to install? The Current Rating of Electrical Wires for Light Fixtures, Installing a Light Fixture, Wiring a Light Fixture.

Rewiring for Bedroom and Living Outlet Circuits

March 3, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How many outlets I can have on a circuit for a room? Circuit Planning for Room Outlet Circuits, How to Rewire Home Electrical Outlet Circuits.

Electrical Wiring for a Garage and Recreation Room

March 7, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a Recreation Room or a Bonus Room: Planning a Garage Conversion Project, Identify the Devices and Circuits, Typical Electrical Circuits.

Basement GFCI Electrical Wiring

May 29, 2015 by Dave Rongey

Is it better to have a GFCI Circuit Breaker or install a GFCI outlet? How to Install Wiring for Basement GFCI Outlets, Basement Electrical Wiring.

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