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Planning Electrical Wiring Modifications

How to Make Changes in Electrical Wiring Configurations: Identifying Electrical Wiring for an Alternative Application.

Identifying Electrical Wiring Before Making Changes
Electrical Question: How do I wire a light switch and plugs?

How would I wire this?

This electrical question came from: Steve, from Lake Jackson, Texas.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Steve

How to Make Changes in Electrical Wiring Configurations

Identifying Electrical Wiring for an Alternative Application
Steve, all of the wires that you have described would have to be positively identified in order to understand how to safely make the necessary connections for your intended application.

Electrical Junction Box and Cover Plates
For electrical devices that will no longer be used it is best to remove the electrical wiring connections and place the capped off electrical wires and cable in an approved electrical junction box that will be accessible.

Guide to Home Electrical Wire

Electrical Wire for the Home

Complete listing of electrical wire types and parts used for home projects with electrical code information serves as selection guidelines.

Home Electrical Junction Boxes

Electrical Junction Boxes for Home Wiring

Understanding electrical junction boxes and what they are used for. Home electrical wiring is the process of installing electrical wire to a location that will serve electrical devices or an appliance. One very important component is the box where the wire will be installed. The type and size of the home wiring electrical boxes will depend upon the circuit size, application and its location.

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