Articles about Wiring Questions
Electrical Panel Sizes and Circuit Wiring
We have installed a 100 amp breaker box in a new work shop, what size breakers do I attach the main lines to in the 200amp box…
Electrical Codes for Lights and Outlets
Does either a national or state electrical code require that smallest allowable gauge wire is 12-gauge…
Relocating and Splicing an Underground Electrical Circuit
How to move and splice an underground electrical circuit
Does Your Dimmer Switch Need Replacing?
My wife has been pushing in on the dimmer switch on the ceiling fan instead of just turning it. Now it turns but the light doesn’t come on. Do I need to replace to dimmer or something more serious…
Considerations When Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring
Is there an exception to the code when running new wire through an existing finished wall, Old-work…
Is Welding Cable Permitted for a 200 Amp Electrical Service
Can I use welding cable in place of solid wire to route from the meter box to the breaker panel…
Home Electrical Wiring Methods
Is it advisable to use the floor or ceiling route for electrical wiring…
Splicing Electrical Wires For A Power Source
I wanted to splice some wires in my attic for a ceiling fan but the wire that is available is too taught to put in a typical junction box…
How do I connect two fluorescent light fixtures together?
Depending on the containment of the fixtures, how far the fixtures will be apart and if the wiring will be vulnerable to damage you could either use…
How Do It Connect The Ceiling Fan Wires?
These are the typical wiring connections for ceiling fans….
Electrical Question from Sankar about Sizing Cable for a MCCB
How to select the cable & MCCB. I Need the cable chart.
Electrical Question – What is a 2-wire Borilis?
Question: A 2-wire borilis. What is the meaning of that term, pertaining to electrical wiring?
Question – Attic Insulation and Wiring
Attic electrical wiring covered with insulation poses a concern about over-heating.
Question – Cabin Wiring Methods
Is it safe to just lay wiring on top of the rafters?
Question – Dimmer Switches – Part 2
When lights that are on dimmer switches don’t work, make sure you understand the difference between Master and Slave dimmer switches.