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 The Basics of Household Wiring DVD Summary: This Basic Home Electrical Wiring DVD is a great way to understand household wiring which includes a wide variety of home electrical topics.

The Basics of Household Wiring DVD

"If you're looking for a good reference to help you understand basic home electrical wiring, I personally recommend 'The Basics of Household Wiring' DVD" - Dave Rongey - Ask-The-Electrician

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Now Includes 30 Additional Minutes of Instruction!

Professionally produced this excellent tutorial is designed to help you clearly understand electricity in your home. Demonstrations of how to safely perform simple electrical projects.

Topics covered in this comprehensive DVD include:

The Basics of Electricity

  • Safety
  • Electrical code
  • Permits and insurance compliance
  • Wire colors and their meaning
  • How electricity is distributed in your home
  • Understanding the purpose and function of service panels
  • The importance of grounding
  • The definition of amps volts and watts
  • Understanding circuitry in your home

Safety & Testing

  • Safe practices for working around electricity in your home
  • Proper testing of currents using voltage meters

Household Wiring

  • The different types and sizes of wire
  • Wire colors and their meaning
  • All about cabling
  • Wire gauge and how to interpret wire size
  • Understanding amperage and how to select the appropriate wire size based on amps
  • The causes of short circuits
  • Circuit breakers - how they operate, their role and function
  • What to do when a breaker trips and how to reset a breaker
  • How to calculate the safe capacity for a circuit breaker
  • How to avoid overloading a circuit in your home
  • Understanding receptacles
  • How to properly replace an outlet
  • Understanding the role of a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) and how they operate
  • The basics of a two-way or single pole switch
  • Safely replacing a switch
  • How to safely install a light fixture in your home

Home Electrical Wiring and Home Safety:
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Kids and Electrical Safety
Electrical Safety

Learn How to Wire it Right with my

Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring

For DIY Homeowners, Students and Electricians

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120 Volt Circuits
240 Volt Circuits
Multi-Wired Circuits
Wiring Methods for Installing Home Electrical Circuit Wiring
Electrical Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
Electrical Troubleshooting and Repairs
....and much more.  

A Great Guide for Electricians, Inspectors, Students and Teachers

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