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Circuit Troubleshooting for Emergency Lighting


How to Perform Electrical Troubleshooting for an Emergency Lighting Circuit – Emergency electrical wiring repairs should be made using the right materials for your particular application. Here are a few choices to help you decide what you’ll need.



Electrical Panel Grounding Methods


Electrical Grounding Methods and Requirements – Listing of electrical codes for grounding with examples of electrical grounding codes for home electrical wiring.



Planning Your Electrical Wiring Project


How Should I add Electric Wiring from One Room to Another Area? Planning for Home Electrical Wiring Projects, How to Correct Wiring Mistakes or Incorrect Electrical Connections.



How to Ground Outlets and Receptacles


Here are some Electrical Tip for Home Outlets – Metal receptacle outlet boxes must be grounded, and one method is to pigtail the ground wire so that it is attached to the outlet and the metal outlet box using a Green grounding Screw.



How to Replace a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan


I am replacing a light fixture with a ceiling fan. How do I connect the wires to the new ceiling fan? How to Install a Ceiling Fan where there was a Light Fixture.



Upgrading 100 Amp Electric Service Panel to 150 Amp


Upgrading a Bulldog Pushmatic Electrical Service Panel: The exact Size and Type of conductors may be identified to see if they are rated for a higher amperage, however when upgrading to a higher amperage panel it is typical to install new service conductors.



Wiring a Switch Outlet Combination


How to Wire a Combo Switch Outlet: These switch outlets are pretty handy and once the wiring designations are understood the wiring can be a snap.



Installing Recessed Lighting


How to Install Recessed Light Fixtures in a Bathroom Location: Which recessed light fixtures should I buy for a bathroom?



Home Generator Automatic Transfer Switch Design


How to Wire a Custom Generator Transfer Switch – This series covers a wide variety of topics all about home generators including sizing, selecting, connecting and safely operating this all important addition to your home.



Generator and Transfer Switch Sizing


Can I plug a 15000 watt portable generator to a 12500 watt transfer switch with out causing an damage? How to Size a Generator Transfer Switch and Electrical Wiring.



Home Electrical Wiring Safety


Electrical Wiring Tips and Safety Advice about Home Electrical Wiring Projects and Electrical Repairs – All Home Electrical Wiring projects should be planned out to avoid mistakes which is outlined in this guide and throughout this website.



Causes of Wall Outlets to Lose Power


Why is it that the outlets on one side of the wall have lost power while the other still has power? Why an Outlet Electrical Circuit may Lose Power.



Home Generators and Back Feeding Electrical Power


How to Connect a Generator to a Home – There are illegal methods of connecting a generator to a home to provide temporary power that can be very dangerous, the proper way to connect generator power to the home electrical system is by providing a separation between the utility company power supply and the generator.



Installing a Dryer Circuit and Breaker


How a Quad Electrical Circuit Breaker Could Be Used – In this case, the 2-pole may be replaced by a quad 30 amp circuit breaker which will provide the 240 volt circuit for the electric dryer. The circuit wiring configuration is critical and must be done correctly in order for both of the circuits to work correctly, and of course, the quad circuit breaker must be available for that particular make and model electrical panel.



How to Test Electrical Circuits for a Home Generator


Home Generator Circuits Explained – Electrical load testing for home generator circuits can produce some puzzling results, especially when measuring incandescent lighting loads and other 120 volt circuit loads.



Why Dryers Will Not Dry Clothes or Produce Heat


Why is my clothes dryer is turning but not heating and not drying the clothes? How to Find Out Why Dryers Will Not Dry Clothes or Produce Heat.



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