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Residential Electrical Wiring

  • The Process of Wiring a Home
  • Methods to rewire home circuits.
  • Photos including an actual set of house plans used to wire a new home.
  • How to upgrade home wiring for older homes and make them safer.


Light Switch Wiring Diagrams

Wiring a Light Switch

  • Example:
  • A single switch turns on a light fixture from one wall switch.
  • Important:
  • All switches are not wired the same way. There are a few different ways to wire a light Switch.
  • See:
  • Wiring Diagrams for Switches will show you how to wire a light switch.
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Wire 3Way Switches

  • Example:
  • Two three way switches will turn on one or more light fixtures from two locations, such as a hall way or stairway.
  • Important:
  • Each pair of three way switches are wired differently, and there are different types of three way switches. The methods of wiring three way switches can be challenging.
  • See:
  • The Wiring Diagrams for Three Way Switches will show you how to wire a pair of 3way switches.
Four-Way Switch Wiring Diagram

4Way Switch Wiring Diagrams

  • Example:
  • One or more 4Way switches are used with two 3Way Switches to turn on one or more light fixtures from more that two locations.
  • Important:
  • The method of wiring 4way switches with two 3way switches only requires a small modification to the switch circuit wiring.
  • See:
  • Wiring Diagrams for 4Way Switches will show the most common methods.
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Dimmer Switch Wiring

  • How to wire a dimmer switch.
  • Help with wiring for dimmer switches.
  • Take the mystery out of wiring a Single or 3-way dimmer switch.
Wiring 120 Volt Outlet

How to Wire Outlets

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

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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.
Wiring 240 Volt Outlet

How to Wire Dryer Outlets and Range Outlets

  • How to Wire 240 Volt Outlets
  • Kitchen outlets
  • Range Outlet
  • Wire a Range Cord
  • Oven Outlet
  • Clothes Dryer Outlet
  • Wire a Dryer Cord
  • Wire a 3-Wire Cord
  • Wire a 4-Wire Cord
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Residential Electric Wiring Diagrams

  • Wiring diagrams help you understand how electrical devices are wired in your home.
  • See how light switches and receptacle wall outlets are wired.
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How to Repair Residential Wiring Problems

  • Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repair for Home Electric Wiring
  • Repair Electrical Circuit Problems
  • Repair Lights and Fixtures
  • Repair Outlets
  • Upgrade Home Wiring
  • Repair Light Switches
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Repairing Electric Wiring
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How to Splice Wires

  • Overview of Splicing Wires
  • Splicing Wires in a Light Fixture Box
  • Splicing Wires in a Outlet Box
  • How to Repair Buried Wire
  • How to Splice a Buried Wire
  • How to Protect a Buried Wire Splice
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How to Wire a Ceiling Fan

  • Installing a Ceiling Fan.
  • Where to connect the blue wire for a ceiling fan.
  • Ceiling Fan Wiring connections.
  • Installing an outdoor ceiling fan.
Ceiling Fan Remote Control

Installing a Ceiling Fan Remote Control

  • Install a wireless remote control.
  • Options for ceiling fan remote controls.
  • Wiring ceiling fan remote control modules.
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Wiring Light Fixtures

  • Installing and Wiring Light Fixtures with Step-by-Step Photos.
  • Installing Recessed Lighting.
  • Installing Under Cabinet Lighting.
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Installing a Bath Exhaust Fan

  • How to Wire an Exhaust Fan.
  • Options for lighted bathroom exhaust fans.
  • Wiring switches for bathroom exhaust fans and lights.
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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
  • 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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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 Detector Problems
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Install and Repair Telephone Wiring

  • Telephone Wiring Diagram.
  • Phone jack wiring with photos and instructions.
  • Steps to correctly wiring a telephone jack.
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Solar Powered Attic Exhaust Fans

  • Installing Solar Exhaust Fans.
  • 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

  • Wiring a Home with Structured Insulated Panels.
  • Discover SIP Homes which are energy efficient homes.
  • See how different a SIP Home will be when installing electrical wiring.
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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.

Generator Transfer Switches

  • Portable Generators
  • Generators Safety
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Residential Electrical Panel 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.
Sizing Wire for a Panel: Voltage Drop Calculator
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Electric Panel Circuit Breakers

  • 120volt 1 Pole 15amp 20amp, 240volt 2 Pole 30amp 50amp Circuit Breakers.
  • How circuit breakers work to protect your electrical wiring.
  • Properly installed circuit breakers protect home electrical wiring.
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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 a Range Cord

  • How to Wire a 240volt Range Cord.
  • Electric Range Installation with a typical 240 Volt electric power cord wiring system for 3-wire and 4-wire configurations.
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Wire a Wall Oven

  • How to Wire a 240volt Wall Oven.
  • Kitchen Electric Wall Oven Installation with a typical 240 Volt electric circuit with 3-wire and 4-wire configurations.
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Electrical Junction Boxes

  • Junction boxes, Nail On Boxes, Cut In Boxes, 1gang box, 2gang box.
  • How to select Electrical Wiring Boxes.
  • Selecting the right size electrical junction box.
  • Junction boxes for outlets, light fixture and electrical splices.
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Electrical Wire and Cable

  • THHN Copper Wire, Romex Type NM Wire, Wire Connectors.
  • Understanding the different electrical wire.
  • Selecting the right size and type of electrical wire.
  • Electrical wire for outlets, light fixture and large electrical appliances.
  • See the parts used to rewire home circuits.
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Power Conditioning and Surge Protection

  • Power Conditioning and Surge Protection.
  • Electric Surge Protection - Installing surge devices to help protect your home electronic devices.
  • Home Power Conditioning- Electric power quality issues can create a number of problems. Learn how to prevent power quality occurrences from happening in your home.
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Residential Electricians Hand and Power Tools

  • Electricians Pouch of Hand Tools
  • Electrical Power Tools and Cordless Power Tools.
  • Tools for Home Electrical Wiring, Electrical Conduit Benders.
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Residential Electric Repairs

  • Do It Yourself Electrical Repairs
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Electrical Repairs
  • Electrical Problems
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Electrical Troubleshooting

  • Home Repairs and Electrical Troubleshooting.
  • Methods used to solve most home electrical system failures.
  • How to Fix Electrical Wiring Problems.
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Electrical Testers and Meters

  • Voltage Testers for Electrical Repairs.
  • 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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Electrical Wiring Diagram Symbols

  • Electrical Diagram Symbols for Home Electrical Wiring.
  • Symbols for Electrical Outlets, Outlet Symbols used in Electrical Construction
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Residential Electric Wiring Codes

  • Basic Electrical Codes for Home Electric Wiring
  • AFCI circuit, electrical-boxes, electrical-circuit, electrical code outlets.
  • GFCI circuits, outlets and electrical-grounding.
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Home Wiring Videos

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  • 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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Can I safely replace a 60watt incandescent light bulb with a CFL or LED Lamp? Replacing Light Bulbs with CFL or LED Lights.

Installing LED Under Cabinet Puck Lights

How should I install an outlet for under cabinet LED lights? Installing an Outlet for Under Cabinet LED Lights.

Why an Outdoor LED Light Can Trip a GFI Outlet

Why does an outdoor LED light fixture trip a GFI Outlet? This electrical wiring question is about an Electrical Problem with a GFCI Outlet in the Back Yard of a Old Home that is connected to an LED Light Fixture.

Replace MR16 Bulbs with MR16 LED Bulbs in a Track Light

I am looking to buy MR16 LED bulbs to replace the existing halogen MR16 in some track lighting. However, I noticed the existing halogen (6) bulbs are 24 volt, not the typical 12 volt.

Junction Box Splice for a 220 Volt Electric Range Cable

How do I Splice a 220 Volt Cable in an Electrical Junction Box? Splice Electrical Wires, What to do with the Ground Wire.

How Many Wires in a Receptacle Outlet Box

How to Install Wiring into an Outlet Box: Box Fill Calculation for Electrical Outlet Box. Guide for Installing electrical wires into an outlet box.

Electrical Junction Boxes for Home Wiring

Can I use a Plastic Nail Box in the attic as a junction box as long as I put a cover on it to conceal the wires.? Selecting The Right Junction Box for Home Electrical Wiring Projects, Types of Junction Boxes for Home Electrical Wiring.

Electrical Box for a Ceiling Fan in a Patio Covering

Is a fan-rated box required when installing an outdoor fan to an aluminum patio cover roof? The fan attaches to a fan beam that engineering states supports up to 50lbs and the wires are safe in the bell housing.