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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Adding an Outlet to a Wall Switch


I wired an outlet from a light switch but the outlet does not work, what did I do wrong? How to Wire a Switch Controlled Outlet.



Electrical Wiring for a Dishwasher and Disposal Outlet


The disposal is plugged into the receptacle and has power but the dishwasher which is plugged into the same receptacle does not have power: How to Wire a Dishwasher and Garbage Disposal Outlet: Common Problems When Wiring a Dishwasher and Disposal Outlet.



Where and How to Install a Green Ground Screw in a Panel


How to Bond the Ground Using the Green Grounding Screw of a Sub Panel: Grounding a Main Panel vs Grounding a Sub-Panel, Bonding the Ground System at the Main Electric Service Panel, When Two Terminal Strips are Connected Together, The Difference between Ground Terminals and Neutral Terminals



Fix an Electrical Circuit for a Sump Pump or Septic Pump


My pump is not working and I am trying to troubleshoot the problem: How to Identify Typical Septic Pump Problems.



How to Select and Wire a 120 or 220 Volt Air Conditioner


Which Air Conditioner Costs More to Run, One that Runs on 110volt, or 220volt? Consider Air Conditioner Efficiency and Electrical Consumption which will make a difference with Your Energy Bill.



How to Wire a Hot Tub


Installing Hot Tub Wiring and the Disconnect Panel: Detailed Example of Installing the Electrical Wiring for a Hot Tub and GFCI Circuit.



Replaced a Ceiling Fan Now it is Not Working


I replaced a Ceiling Fan in our bedroom. The fan and light were working prior to replacing, now it does not work.



Replacing Ceiling Light Fixtures with Ceiling Fans


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.



Installing Underground Wiring for a Shed


How is Underground Wiring Installed for a Shed? The Process of Installing Electrical Wiring to a Shed



Installing 220 Volt Electric Appliances


Understanding the Qualification for Installing Major Electrical Appliances: Local Jurisdictions and Adopted Building Codes, Who is allowed to wire electrical appliances and where to find a city code that explains this.



How To Upgrade Old Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring


Can I upgrade circuit wiring and outlets and still keep the lighting circuit in tack? How to Fix Old Electrical Wiring Problems: Guide for Repairing Old Wiring, Upgrading Knob and Tube Wiring and a Fuse Box



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.



Kitchen Exhaust Fan Wiring


How are the wires connected to a kitchen exhaust fan? How to wire a kitchen exhaust fan that is installed above the kitchen range or cook top stove.



How to Identify Old Home Wiring Problems


How to Work with Old Electrical Wiring: Repairing Old Electrical Wiring, Old Electrical Wiring Problems.



Upgrading Home Wiring and Planning Electrical Circuits


How do I figure out what to put on what circuits? How to Plan Circuits when Rewiring a Home, Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring and Planning the Circuits.



How to Rewire a Bathroom


Rewiring a Bathroom: Installing a New Circuit and a GFCI Circuit Breaker, Installing exhaust fan and light switches.



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