Electrician Training Electrical Certification wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable


Articles about





Electrical Question from Mike about Light Switch Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Question: My hallway light can be accessed from 3 different light switches. I am trying to replace one with a clipsal No. 31 switch with 4 connections on the back. I have 2 sets of wires to connect with a white & a red coming out of each.
I thought I had copied it accurately however none of the 3 switches which access this light now work.


Tags: ,


Electrical Question from George about Dryer Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Question: Can I change my daughter’s dryer cord from 3 flat bladed plug to a cord with one right angle (or “lying down T”) if wiring is adequate (10 gauge) and dryer indicates 28 amp? Receptacle currently on wall for old dryer would then match.


Tags: ,


Electrical Question from Winterlight about Electrical Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Question: I own a 1960s home with a 100 amp service panel. Behind the house is a detached guest house. There is a 40 amp 220 feed going from the main panel to a sub panel outside the guest house. They used number 8 wire in metal conduit through the attic going into the ground.


Tags: , ,


Electrical Question from Pat about Circuit Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Question: How would I wire these various circuits:


Tags: ,


Electrical Question from Ursula about Light Switch Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Question: I have a double dimmer switch that controls two sets of lights in the same room.


Tags: , , ,


Electrical Question from Barbara about Fixture Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Question: Hi I am replacing a ceiling fixture. There is one switch that controls 2 wall fixtures and the ceiling fixture. The new fixture has one white and one black wire. The junction box has 1 white and 2 black wires twisted together; 3 white twisted together and 2 black twisted together.


Tags: , ,


Electrical Question about Under Cabinet Lights

By Dave Rongey

Hi Dave, We have 4 12 volt under cabinet lights in our kitchen. Two of them don’t work on a regular basis. All the wiring got hidden behind the cabinets when we did our kitchen redo a few years back.


Tags: ,


Electrical Question from Midyero about Wiring Sockets

By Dave Rongey

How do I wire sockets in ring from the consumer unit?


Tags:


Electrical Question from Dorji about Testing a Ground

By Dave Rongey

Question: How can I check ground if it does not give a value?


Tags: ,


Electrical Question about Adding a Pool Circuit

By Dave Rongey

I want to add a heater to my above ground swimming pool. This will require a 220 outlet. Can I add this to an existing 220 such as the water heater circuit?


Tags: , ,


Electrical Question – Why Do My Light Bulbs Burn Out Often?

By Dave Rongey

Question: The light bulbs in some parts of my house seem to be burning out way too soon. In some of our fixtures, we replace bulbs every 4 weeks or so. Any ideas?


Tags:


Electrical Question from Daniel about Outlet Wiring

By Dave Rongey

Question: When I completed all wiring and installation and termination with all electrical job. After properly wiring and checking all device and light, fan split unit that mean indoor and outdoor, AC window


Tags: , , ,


Electrical Question from Ronie about 3 Way Switch Diagrams

By Dave Rongey

Question: Can I get diagram for 3way switch?


Tags: ,


Electrical Question from Teresa about Circuit Breaker

By Dave Rongey

We woke up with no power in the bedroom and one wall of another room. We checked circuit breakers and all are live and getting power.


Tags: , , ,


Electrical Question from Jim about Lighting

By Dave Rongey

Question: When I turn on my upstairs bedroom ceiling fan, the light inside of my dining room hutch goes on. The light switch on the hutch is a hidden switch in the door hinge…you just touch the door hinge to turn the lights off & on.


Tags: , ,


Electrical Question from Mehmet about Electrical Safety

By Dave Rongey

While trying to hang a picture on the wall, thanks to the malfunctioning cable finder, the nail went through a power cable. After a cracking sound the breaker tripped. Removed the nail and than the board. There is a blackened hole on the live side of the cable but the wire inside is intact.


Tags: , ,


Next Page »