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Cable Strapping and Wiring Methods


How to Strap Electrical Wire and Cable: As the cable passes through holes in the framing it does not need to be supported, only as the cable runs parallel with the framing will the strapping be required.



Electrical Connections When Replacing an Old Hot Tub


How to Wire a New Hot Tub with the Old Hot Tub Wires: I am replacing an old 4-wire hot tub with a new 3-wire hot tub.



Light Fixtures and Three Way Switches


How to Wire a Light Fixture to a 3-Way Switch: The easiest way to add another light fixture is to connect the additional light to an existing lighting fixture that is controlled by the three ways switches.



Recessed Spot Lights That Cause a Drafty Room


How to Install Recessed lighting – This air tight design prevents air passing from the room into the attic space where the light fixture is installed. If existing fixtures are not the air tight type then an approved enclosure may be built around the fixture to prevent this occurrence.



Light Switch Grounding and Position


How to Locate the Ground Screw and Positioning The Switch – The ground wire must be attached to the ground screw on the light switch. The ground screw location may be different with different brand switches.



Why Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Burn Out Fast


Longer Lasting Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Do Make a Difference – The next time you need to replace your ceiling fan light bulbs, be sure to purchase 130 volt light bulbs, not 120 volt bulbs. The problem is that ceiling fans naturally produce vibrations that will cause the light bulb filament to burn our prematurely.



How To Wire For Two Light Switches


Wiring for Two Light Switches: How do I take those two wires and feed two switches to have separate control for two switches.



Where to Install a Ground Rod


Can I install a cooper grounding rod inside a basement instead of outside of the house by the electrical panel? How to Install a Ground Rod for an Electrical Service.



Electric Motor Overload Switch


The Causes of Electric Motor Overload: Understanding Internal Motor Overload Protection, Contributing causes that will cause a motor to reach an over heated condition.



Removing Unused Phone Jack Wiring


What To Do With Unused Telephone Wiring – If the phone wiring is disabled then sure, you can cover the the box where the phone jack was. Just make sure to make the other end of the phone cable accessible. Telephone wiring diagrams with photos and instructions will show you.



Ceiling Fan Wires Black White Red and Green


How to Connect the Red Wire for a Ceiling Fan: I’m wiring a ceiling fan and there is a red wire and I don’t know where to connect it.



Why Smoke Detectors Go Off


How to Find the Cause of False Smoke Detector Alarms: Smoke Detector False Alarms and How to Fix Them, What would cause a smoke detector to go off?



Ceiling Fan Wiring Diagrams


How to Replace an Old Ceiling Fan: I am replacing an old ceiling fan and need help with the wire connections.



Why Your Microwave Oven May Not Be Working


Troubleshooting a Microwave Oven Problem: Why did our microwave oven stop working?



Wiring a 4-Way Switch


How to Wire a 4 Way Switch: How do I install and wire a 4 way light switch for my hallway light fixtures.



Adding a Light Fixture to 3 Way Switches


How to Wire 3-Way Master and Slave Switches – A comprehensive,step-by-step guide designed to walk you through the identification and wiring of your 3-way switches.



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