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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Wiring a Wemo Light Switch on a 3-way switch


I’m installing a Wemo 3way WiFi Switch replacing an existing 3-way switch.



Wiring 3 Way Switches and Dimmer Switches


How are 3-way switches wired? The Key to Wiring 3 Way Switch and 3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring, Key Wiring Configurations for 3 way Switch Wiring.



Generator and Transfer Switch Sizing


Can I plug a 15000 watt portable generator to a 12500 watt transfer switch with out causing an damage? How to Size a Generator Transfer Switch and Electrical Wiring.



Home Generators and Back Feeding Electrical Power


How to Connect a Generator to a Home – There are illegal methods of connecting a generator to a home to provide temporary power that can be very dangerous, the proper way to connect generator power to the home electrical system is by providing a separation between the utility company power supply and the generator.



Installing a Manual Transfer Switch


How to Select the Right Generator Transfer Switch: How to Save Money on a Generator Transfer Switch – These two items actually work hand in hand, and the end result will actually be how large the generator will be and there are a few more options that may be much easier to install and much less costly that a large transfer switch.



Connecting a Generator to a Home


How to Connect a Generator to a Home: Safe Methods for Connecting a Home Generator, Approved Transfer Switch, Circuit Breaker Interlock Kit, Well Pumps and other 220 Volt Circuits, Sensitive Electronic Devices and Equipment, Connecting the Generator.



How to Install Generator Power for Your Home


How to Connect a Generator Transfer Switch to the Home Panel: Connecting the Generator to the Home.



How to Upgrade an Electrical Panel and Install a Home Generator


Planning and Installing a Home Generator Power 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.



How to Fix an Electric Circuit Problem


How to Locate and Repair Electrical Circuit Problems: Electrical tips for fixing an electrical circuit problem when lights and plugs do not work.



Are You Doing Your Electrical Wiring Project Right?


I am Installing Some Electrical Wiring Myself, Am I Doing it Right? Installing my Home Electrical Circuit Wiring, Planning Electrical Wiring for a Home Project, Electrical Codes and Circuit Requirements.



Combo Switch and Outlet Wiring in Bathrooms


How to Identify the Electrical Wiring for a Combo Switch and Outlet: The sets of wires from two of the cables are spliced to each other which typically indicates that one cable is the power coming in.



How to Wire a Replacement Water Heater


How do I wire a new water heater when the wiring is different than the old water heater?



How to Troubleshoot a Dryer Circuit and Outlet Problem


How to Fix Your Electric Dryer Problems: Here are The Most Common Problems with Electric Clothes Dryers and How to Fix Them.



Wiring a Light Fixture to a GFCI Outlet


I added a spot light to an outside receptacle, checked for voltage before closing up box, now the light does not work, could it be the GFCI receptacle?



How to Wire a Switch for a Light Fixture


In an existing ceiling box there is power coming in for a light and power going out to another room. Wiring a Switch From an Existing Ceiling Box.



How to Install Electrical Wiring and Type NM Cable


How to Install Romex or NM Type Electrical Cable: Common Practices and Methods for Installing Home Electrical Wiring, Beware of Damaged or Defective Electrical Cable, Electrical Cable Bends and Kinks.



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