Articles about Electrical Wiring
Upgrading a Bulldog Pushmatic Electrical Service Panel: The exact Size and Type of conductors may be identified to see if they are rated for a higher amperage, however when upgrading to a higher amperage panel it is typical to install new service conductors.
I wired a switched outlet for a lamp and the fixture smoked, what did I do wrong? Identify the Electrical Circuit Before Wiring, Switched Outlet Wiring Diagram.
My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.
What are the Electrical Codes for the Grounding System of a Sub Panel in a Detached Building?
How to Splice Ground Wires for Making Connections: Splicing Electrical Wires – This page shows a series of photos that demonstrate how to use a crimp sleeve for making pigtails to be used for grounding.
How many receptacles can you wire onto a 20amp circuit breaker? How to Know the Number of Outlets to Wire on a Circuit.
Why am I having problems with my kitchen sockets or breakers? How to Troubleshooting and Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit.
I have a ceiling light in my bathroom with two 3way switches. I want to add some sort of a light Or lighted switch that would be on when the bathroom light is on, how can I wire this?
Why is my GFCI Outlet Tripping Off? Causes of GFCI Outlet Tripping.
Is a fan-rated box required when installing an outdoor fan to an aluminum patio cover roof? The fan attaches to a fan beam that engineering states supports up to 50lbs and the wires are safe in the bell housing.
Safety Guide for using Electric Pressure Washers: Safety Measures When Using an Electric Pressure Washer or a Electric Power Washer.
How To Make the Wire Connections for Switched Outlets – Switched outlets are popular in the home and involve a wall switch and half of a outlet receptacle. This switched outlet wiring diagram shows two scenarios of wiring for a typical half hot outlet that can be used to control a table or floor lamp.
Vince in New York asks: I have a receptacle where 3 pairs of 14-2 lines enter the outlet box, how should this be wired?
I replaced light switches and outlets in my home and now some things do not have power and do not work: How to Connect Electrical Wiring Problems When Replacing Outlets and Switches, Working with Existing Wiring of Outlets and Switches
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.
Wiring Connections When Hanging a Chandelier Light Fixture: With most home lighting fixtures the wiring colors are black, white and a bare or green ground wire for the light fixture and the wiring from the electrical junction box, however there may be a few wire color combinations to be aware of.