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Electrical Questions and Answers

Popular Electrical Questions and Answers



How To Make an Underground Cable Splice

I hit an un-located 2″ conduit with a trencher, breaking the conduit and pulled about 40′ of 3/0 THHW coated neutral wire out of the conduit…

How To Make an Underground Cable Splice

Air Conditioner Size and Room Electrical Circuit

The NEC states that the total rating of a plug-connected room air conditioner, where lighting units or other appliances are also supplied, shall not exceed…

Air Conditioner Size and Room Electrical Circuit

Cord and Plug Safety for Electric Kilns

How to Replace an Electric Kiln Cord: We replaced the 2-prong twisted cloth cord on our old kiln with a new 3-prong plug and 20amp rubber electric cord, but we were told later that we should have used a twisted 20amp cloth cord.

Cord and Plug Safety for Electric Kilns

Electrical Wiring to NEC Standard

Wiring a Home to N.E.C. Standards, Home Electrical Wiring in Another Country: I’m building a home in another country where they use 100 volt 60 hertz power, but I want to use 110volt 60 hertz as the standard in the U.S.A.

Electrical Wiring to NEC Standard

How to Make Sure Your Electric Bill is Correct

How to Get Relief From High Electric Bills and Incorrect Charges – If you think your electric bill is incorrect or too high then here are some things you can do

How to Make Sure Your Electric Bill is Correct

Light Fixtures and Three Way Switches

How to Wire a Light Fixture to a 3-Way Switch: The easiest way to add another light fixture is to connect the additional light to an existing lighting fixture that is controlled by the three ways switches.

Light Fixtures and Three Way Switches

Extending Electrical Circuit Wiring When Adding Lights and Outlets

How to Add Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Barn: Wiring Lights and Outlets in a Barn, I want to install electrical wiring for two more rooms in our barn.

Extending Electrical Circuit Wiring When Adding Lights and Outlets

Electrical Code for Wire Type and Size

How to Know What Wire Size and Type to use for Home Electrical Wiring – Continuing the circuit with the same wire size and type is essential to maintain the integrity of the circuit.

Electrical Code for Wire Type and Size

Installing UF Electrical Cable

Can UF Cable electrical wire be installed into an electrical conduit? How to Install UF Underground Feeder Cable for Electrical Wiring.

Installing UF Electrical Cable

Recessed Spot Lights That Cause a Drafty Room

How to Install Recessed lighting – This air tight design prevents air passing from the room into the attic space where the light fixture is installed. If existing fixtures are not the air tight type then an approved enclosure may be built around the fixture to prevent this occurrence.

Recessed Spot Lights That Cause a Drafty Room

Understanding Electrical PVC Conduit Sizes

Selecting the Right PVC Conduit for Your Electrical Wiring Project – PVC Conduit for Electrical Wiring – (Poly Vinyl Chloride). PVC conduit is commonly used for underground electrical wiring.

Understanding Electrical PVC Conduit Sizes

Power for Three Way Switches

Wiring 3-Way Switches: I have developed a comprehensive,step-by-step guide designed to walk you through the identification and wiring of your 3-way switches.

Power for Three Way Switches






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