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Grounding Home Electrical Circuits


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

When installing new electrical wire where do I connect the ground wire? How to Install Ground Wires for Home Electrical Circuits, Common Methods for Grounding Home Electrical Circuits, Ground Buss and Ground Bars, Grounding at the Panel, Grounded Circuit Cables.

Electrical Circuit Grounding

Electrical Question: When installing new electrical wire where do I connect the ground wire?

Please advise.
Thanks, Bob.

This electrical wiring question came from: Robert, a Homeowner from Oxford, CT.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Robert.

Connecting Ground Wires for Home Electrical Circuits

home electrical codes for grounding

Application: Earth Grounding Electric Circuits.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best installed by a licensed electrician.
Tools Required: Electricians Pouch of Hand Tools for Rough-In Wiring, Electric Drill and Auger Bits and Extension Cord.
Estimated Time: Depends on the extent of the project, the type of construction and available access to the project area.
Precaution: Any existing wiring in the immediate area that may interfere with the installation should be identified and turned OFF and Tagged.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring should be done with a permit and be inspected.

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