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Articles about Electric Wiring

Replacing a Light Switch and Changing the Wiring


Dina in Maryland asks; How do I connect the wires when replacing my light switches? How to Replace a Light Switch and Make the Wiring Connections, Identifying the Wiring, Connecting the Wiring for Your New Switch.



How to Replace Kitchen Outlets and Avoid a Direct Short


When Replacing Outlets and There are Two Circuits be Sure to Make This Important Adjustment to Avoid Tripping the Circuit Breaker.



Rewiring Lights and Switches for an Older Home


How can I install new wiring when Replacing Old Electrical Wiring? Replacing Older Home Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring.



Adding Recessed Light Fixtures


I want to add some recessed lights, how should they be wired to the existing light fixture? Installing Electric Wiring for Additional Recessed Light Fixtures.



Outdoor Lighting and GFCI Protection


How to Protect Outdoor Lighting Fixtures with a GFCI Outlet: I have installed a low voltage outdoor lighting system in my home. The instructions say to plug it into an outdoor GFCI socket, but I do not have one.



Splicing Electrical Wiring In an Attic


How to Splice Electrical Wiring and Enclose the Wire Splice in a Junction Box: Question, What is the correct and most efficient way to splice electrical wire that is running through my attic.



Electrical Wiring Methods in a Modular Home


I have a new home and I have several electrical questions about electric wiring codes which these issues may violate: Electrical Wiring Methods and Procedures Reviewed.



Electrical Conduit Types for Underground Projects


What type of electrical conduit should I use for outdoor and underground wiring? Types of Conduits for Underground Electrical Wiring.



How Does an Infrared Camera Troubleshoot Electrical Problems


How is a Infrared Camera Used to Detect Electrical Problems? Thermal Expansion and Contraction that Can Cause Faulty Electrical Connections.



Testing a 240 Volt Dryer Circuit


The voltage readings at my dryer plug are not right, what should I do? How to Test a 240 Volt Dryer Circuit.



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