Articles about Electrical Wiring
I replaced the switch with a new switch, now the pantry light works, but the range light fan doesn’t.
If too many things being used at the same time one of the breakers trips off. Can I change the breaker to a higher amperage, will this resolve my problem?
The microwave will work on a regular outlet, just not a GFCI. Does the outlet in a cupboard have to be GFCI?
Tags: above range microwave, electrical problem, gfci outlet trips, microwave oven, microwave oven trips gfci outlet, NEC Code Article 422.16(b)(4), nec code for microwave outlet, outlet keeps tripping
Is a main electrical service panel required to have a main breaker or disconnect switch? What is the NEC code article number that states this?
Tags: electrical code, electrical panel, electrical wiring, how to electrical, main breaker, main disconnect, main service disconnect, main service panel, NEC Article 230.70a, nec code, panel disconnect
My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.
Tags: 117volt, 203volt, circuit breaker box, electrial wiring, electric wiring, electrical problem, how to electrical, incorrect voltage, power problem, stove breaker, stove not heating, stove problem
I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?
I have had lightning strikes that have blown out sections of the PVC conduit, What can I can do to prevent lightning damage.
How do I wire the new switch using power from the existing power line to turn on and off the new ceiling light? Wiring a New Switch from an Existing Power Source.
Tags: electric codes for wiring, electrical wiring, how to electrical, how to wire a ceiling light and switch, light fixture, light switch, switch for light fixture, wall switch, wire a wall switch, wiring diagram
How to Wire an Electric Dryer Cord: Electrical Circuit Requirements for an Electric Dryer. Understanding the circuit and outlet wiring for a dryer.
I’m trying to replace a single pole light switch with a timer light switch in a box that also has another single pole switch going to another light: How to Wire a Timer Switch for Lighting.
Tags: electrical wiring, Home Automation, how to electrical, how to wire timer switch, inside lights, Light Switch Wiring, lighting control, neutral wire, outside lights, timer switch, timer switch electric wiring, white wire, x-10 module
How to Wire a Junction Box: Selecting a Junction Box for Electrical Wiring, The Basics of Electrical Junction Boxes, The number of wires that are allowed in a Junction Box.
Tags: connecting wires, electric wiring box, electrical box enclosure, electrical wires, electrical wiring, how to electrical, junction box, junction box picture, National Electrical Code, nec code, number of wires, splicing wires, wires in junction box, wiring box
How can I replace two ceiling light fixtures with two ceiling fans that also have a light kit? How to Wire Ceiling Fans and Wall Switches.
Tags: ceiling fan, ceiling fan wall switch, ceiling fixtures, electrical wiring, how to electrical, how to electrical wiring, light switch, replace fixture with ceiling fan, wiring ceiling fan, wiring diagram
How should I install electrical wiring inside the walls of my home? Installing Electrical Wiring around Obstacles inside the walls and ceilings.
Tags: adding wiring, electrical wiring, home electric codes, home electrical, how to electrical, how to electrical wiring, installing electrical wiring, installing wiring, rewiring home electrical, wire by air duct, wiring in ceiling, wiring in walls
Do I need a neutral wire between switch boxes for the circuit wiring? How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Electrical Wiring for Switches.
Tags: bathroom exhaust fan, bathroom fan switch, bathroom occupancy sensor, electrical wiring, exhaust fan dew switch, exhaust fan wiring, how to electrical, how to electrical wiring, installing bathroom fan, wire exhaust fan, wiring humidity switch
I had a problem with my dryer outlet so I rewired it and now the dryer does not work, how can I fix my dryer? Electric Dryer Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them, Problems with Dryer Outlet Wiring, Dryer Circuit Wiring.
Tags: 220 dryer outlet, dryer not working, dryer shock hazard, electric dryer, electrical safety, electrical wiring, fix 220 dryer, fix dryer outlet, how to electrical, wire 220volt dryer, wiring dryer outlet
What is the best way to install underground electrical PVC conduit? Can I use schedule 40 PVC conduit coming from underground, exposed for 4 feet outside the wall, then up the wall.