Articles about Electrical Wiring
I’m having a home remodel done. The electrician is telling me that it is NEC code now that GFCI outlets have to be installed in bedrooms?
We have an outlet that has a yellow light and the outlet is not working.
How can I wire in more smoke detectors to the existing smoke detectors.
On a main panel for residential application would I need a Meyers hub when drilling my own hole in the side? It will be above a concentric knockout, and used for solar instillation.
I have a strange smell in my house which I think is electrical. I can only describe it as burnt sugar or maybe burnt caramel. What should I do if I have a strange smell in my house which I think is electrical?
Can residential circuits dedicated to lighting with AFCI light switches share neutrals with other dedicated lighting circuits with AFCI light switches?
Is there a way by looking at the electrical meter to tell how many amps my electrical panel has?
Why a new 50 amp GFCI breaker trips when the outlet Is installed in the box.
I have the electrical main coming into an exterior panel, and being back-fed into a 125 AMP breaker. This then flows through the panel itself and into a sub-panel just inside the building.
Electrical Panel and Circuit Problems: Part of my house power is out. I checked outlets and no power was found.
Planning and Installing a Home Generator System: The complete home electrical system should be considered when installing a home generator system and transfer switch. Upgrading portions of an aging home electrical system is advisable. Here are some key factors that you should consider before attempting such a project.
We are trying to replace our front porch light switch with a Honeywell programmable wall switch, model RPLS540A. We have a ground wire attached to the current light switch with a screw.
Why you should never connect a generator in such a way as to back-feed your electrical system. This is extremely dangerous not only to your home but also the electrical utility crews who may be working on downed electrical wires.
What will cause lost electric power to part of our home? Electrical Problems that Could Cause a Home to Not Have Full Electrical Power or Abnormal Power.
How should I Wire Outlets that are Controlled by a Wall Switch? Rewiring a Switch Controlled Outlet.
How can I replace my old ceiling light fixture with a new ceiling fan and light fixture?