Articles about Electrical Wiring
How to Install a Time Switch for an Exhaust Fan
Installing a Bathroom Exhaust Fan Control Switch or Occupancy Sensor: Selecting and Wiring a Auto On or Auto Off Exhaust Fan Switch.
Electrical Wiring Problem with a GFCI Outlet
I went to plug my extension cord into the ground fault and it tripped and could not be reset. I stretched the cord into the living room and plugged it into a receptacle which I could smell wires burning.
Range Circuit Wiring and 3-Wire Outlets
How to Connect the Wires for a Electric Range Cord: Electric Range Installation with a typical 220 or 240 Volt electric power cord wiring system, You may find yourself with either a 3-wire or 4-wire electric range cord.
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 New Electric Range to an Old Circuit Video
Our kitchen range has stopped working and we are purchasing a new electric range. Is our existing circuit wiring going to work with the new range?
How to Install a Sub Panel for an Attached Garage Video
I am Planning and Installing a Garage Sub Panel: I want to add a panel to my attached garage, what size circuit breaker do I need?
How to Wire an Air Compressor that is Outside
Installing 8o gal air compressor that requires a 30 amp breaker, Can I use a 50 amp hot tub GFCI breaker outside as a hook up?
How to Repair Damaged Wires Inside a Wall
Damaged electrical wires in a flex conduit while drilling through a cinder block wall and one or both 14-2 wires that go to an inside bedroom outlet.
How to Wire a Water Heater Timer Control to Save Electricity
Save on Your Electric Bill with a Water Heater Time Control | Wiring diagram with the Connections for a Water Heater Timer, Explanation of the Water Heater Timer Wiring Diagram.
How to Wire a Vacuum System for Workshop Tools
How to Wire an Automatic Vacuum Control for Shop Tools: Power Tools and a Shop Vac or a House Vacuum System, Automating a Whole House Vacuum System for Shop Tools
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.
Adding Circuits to an Electrical Panel
How do I add new circuits to my electrical breaker panel for new equipment that I will be installing? Evaluating the Electrical Load Capacity of a Panel, Identify Circuit Requirements.
How Many Receptacle Outlets Are Allowed Per Circuit
How many receptacles can you wire onto a 20amp circuit breaker? How to Know the Number of Outlets to Wire on a Circuit.
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.
How to Run Electric Power Out to a Shed
I would like to run power out to my shed which sits about 150 feet back from house. I’m thinking direct bury UF from home panel box.
How to Add a Ceiling Light Fixture
Installing Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture: The process of installing the electrical wiring will depend largely on the access to the area. In some cases the electrical circuit wiring may be extended from an existing ceiling fixture and fished to the location of the new light fixture.