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Appliance Cord for a 120Volt Electric Stackable Dryer

What type of power cord do I need for my new stackable 120volt dryer to plug into a regular 110volt socket?

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Electrical Question: What type of power cord do I need for my new stackable 120volt dryer to plug into a regular 110volt socket?

Wiring a Clothes Dryer

This electrical wiring question came from Apostolos in Ocean city, Maryland

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Thanks for your electrical wiring question Apostolos.

Problem a Clothes Dryer

Application: Cord for a 120volt Clothes Dryer.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Licensed Plumbing Contractor.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Clothes Dryer, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Clothes Dryer should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in Ocean city, Maryland. A permit and inspections may also be required.

Problem a Clothes Dryer in a Closet

This electrical wiring project is about Problem a Clothes Dryer in the Closet of a Condo.

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Includes:
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electric Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring Light Switches
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Wiring
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NEC Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
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