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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Underground Wire to a Shed Panel


I had some 8-3 UFB with ground cable buried in my yard I want to re use it as the feeder for sub panel in a shed.



Wiring for a Electric Panel in a Pump House and a Home


Can we run power from the electric utility pole to a large pump house main panel and then to a panel at the main house?



Controlling Outside Lights with Motion Detector Sensors


How to Control Outside Lights with a Motion Detector: Wiring a Motion Detector to Control Lights, Wireless Method for Controlling Outdoor Lighting.



Prevent a Basement from Water Damage and Flood


What can I do to make sure the basement does not flood and prevent water damage?



Tripping AFCI Breaker Problems and How To Fix Them


What would cause a 15 amp AFCI breaker to trip immediately when it is reset and turned on? The Most Common Problems with AFCI Circuits and How to Fix Them.



Wiring Methods for Adding Kitchen Circuits


How should I wire kitchen electric circuits? How to Install Electrical Circuits in a Kitchen for Dish Washer and Garbage Disposal Outlet, Microwave Oven and more.



Upgrading Electrical Wiring for Home Buyer Safety


How to Upgrade the Home Electrical Wiring: Electrical Upgrades to Make Before Selling a Home, Electrical Codes and Wiring Upgrades.



Electrical Wiring for Basement Lights


How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring: Basement Lighting Plan, Wiring Basement Lights, Changing the Basement Lighting Layout, Basement Wiring for Recessed Lighting.



Upgrading Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring


How can I replace knob and tube wiring? The Most Common Methods for Upgrading Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring, How to Upgrade Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures and Switches.



Electrical Question from Bruce about Installing a Wall Oven


I am installing a new wall oven with 4-wire cord that I will connect to the house 4-wire cord. Identifying the Wires for a 4-Wire Wall Oven.



Electrical Question from Curt about Ceiling Fan Switch Wiring


How to Wire a Ceiling Fan Switch and Outlet: To wire an outlet from the power which is supplied to a ceiling fan the incoming power source to the switch box must be identified and verified that there is a neutral available as well as the hot and the ground.



How to Fix a Dusk to Dawn Light Fixture


How to Repair a Dusk to Dawn or Motion Detector Light Fixture: The Security Light Fixture TEST Setting Functions, Replacing a Motion Detector Head on a Dusk to Dawn Fixture, How to Test a Photo Cell.



What To Do With The Ground Wire


Where do I attach the ground wire? Grounding Wall Outlets and Light Switches: What to do When there is Nothing to Attach the Ground Wire to, Grounding Wall Outlets and Light Switches, Ground Wires and Ungrounded Fixtures and Boxes, Bonding the Ground Wire.



220 Volt Electric Furnace Wiring


How Do I Wire an Electric Furnace? Wiring Connections for 220 Volt Electric Heater and How to Connect the Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Furnace.



How To Wire a Thermostat


How do I know which wires to connect to my new Thermostat Terminals? Typical Thermostat Wiring for HVAC Furnace Heating and Air Conditioning, Thermostat Wire Connections.



Wiring a Photocell for an Outdoor Light Fixture


How to Wire a Photocell Control to an Outside Light Fixture: Matching a Photocell to an Outdoor Light Fixture, An Example for Wiring a 120Volt Photocell to Control the Light.



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