Wiring a Combination GFCI Receptacle and Switch
How to Wire a GFCI Combo Switch Receptacle Outlet – The same is true for the GFI outlet connections. This GFI switch combo will either come with wired leads for connecting to your existing wires or there will be screw terminals for direct wired connections of your existing wires. With the screw terminals you will typically have the option of sharing the same power source or separate power sources.
Installing a Ceiling Fan Without a Ground Wire
How to Provide the Ground Wire Safety Feature for Ceiling Fans – The ground wire system of the home serves as a safe path to the earth ground in the event of an electrical malfunction where voltage is released outside of the safely insulated energized areas of any electrical device.
Electrical Circuit Requirements for a Clothes Dryer
How to Installing a Clothes Dryer Electrical Circuit – A typical 240 volt electric power circuit and the dryer cord wiring system.
Electrical Wiring for Spot Lights
How to Install Motion Detector and Security Light Fixtures – Installing spot lights and motion detector lighting fixtures provide security and energy savings and they can easily replace an existing exterior wall fixture.
Exposed Electrical Outlet Wiring
How to Check an Electrical Wall Outlet for Safety – Unchecked problems can turn into electrical hazards that can be prevented and easily corrected.
What To Do With Incorrect Electrical Wiring
How to Detect and Repair of Incorrect Electrical Wiring – If the electrical wiring on the switch is incorrect then it is best to remove the electrical wiring from the switch and place wire connectors over the ends of the wires to insulate them.
Voltage Readings and Dryer Outlets
How to Test a Dryer Circuit and Outlet – We just had brand new house built, the dryer breaker tripped now the dryer doesn’t work.
Electrical Wiring With Hazardous Potential
How to Install Electrical Wiring the Safe Way – Some electrical equipment requires a separate dedicated 220 volt circuit that is not shared with any other device or equipment.
Splice Box for Electrical and Telephone
How to Splice and Relocate Telephone Cables and Electrical Wiring – Partitioned junction boxes are ideal when you don’t want to have two separate boxes close together as with your application, not only for the splice, but they can also be used for mounting your outlet and telephone jack
Fixing Lost Electrical Power in a Garage
How to Identify the Causes of Lost Power in a Garage – Be sure about the condition of the circuit breakers or fuses. Circuit breakers may appear to be in the ON position when they may be tripped OFF.
Dimmer Switch Controls for Stage Lighting
How to Calculate Lighting Loads for Sizing Dimmer Controls – The actual electrical load that is required for each circuit of lighting will need to be determined in order to establish the type and size of dimmer control that would be best for the stage lighting.
Wiring a Ceiling Fan and Recessed Lighting
How to Wire a Ceiling Fan and Recessed Lighting – The power source should connect to one of the three wires leading up to the ceiling fan which the ceiling fan should connect with.
How Many Electrical Wires in Conduit
How Many Electrical Wires Can Be Put Into Electrical Conduit – It is very important to understand the limitations when installing wire into conduit and Wire insulation is rated upon the amount of heat it can safely withstand.
Outside Lighting Wiring Diagram
How to Install Wiring for Outdoor Lighting – A separate dedicated circuit may not be necessary or required. Outside lights may be controlled by motion detectors and photo cells, switched from one or more locations.
Help for Ceiling Fan Wiring
How to Connect Ceiling Fan Wires – With this wiring configuration there should be separate wall switches that will control the ceiling fan motor and the ceiling fan light.
Poor Power Quality and Appliance Problems
Poor power quality and bad circuit wiring can cause electrical appliances to have problems – Poor power quality and bad circuit wiring can cause electrical appliances to have problems.