Articles about Electrical Wiring
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.
What Size Circuit Does a Baseboard Heater Need to Have? Electrical Circuit Requirements for a Baseboard Heater.
How to Wire a Baseboard Heater: Wiring Connections for a Baseboard Heater Thermostat, Thermostat Mounted on the Wall Heater Unit, Remote Thermostats or Wall Mounted Thermostats.
If I install that interlock transfer switch kit to my main breaker do I need to do the whole Sub Panel install?
How can I determine how to connect the wires of a light fixture cord? How to Identify and Connect Light Fixture Cord Wires.
Steve in California asks: I shorted out a receptacle in the garage and now the electricity does not work, how can I fix this? How to Fix Lost Power Problem in the Garage.
Why does my new thermostat not work? What to Check When Replacing a Thermostat.
Can we run power from the electric utility pole to a large pump house main panel and then to a panel at the main house?
How to Ground a Electric Circuit Breaker Panel: Grounding Requirements for Electric Panels, National Electrical Code, NEC Article 250, Grounding a Main Panel, Grounding a Sub-Panel, Electrical Grounding Methods.
How to Wire Half Hot Switched Outlets: The brass tab is a link between the top and bottom receptacles that allow them to be isolated from one another for applications such as a wall outlet that has one receptacle controlled by the wall switch while the other receptacle is hot all the time.
How to Install Light Switches and Outlets: How High Should Outlets and Switches Be From the Floor, Remodeling and Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring.
Installing a Panel and Ground System for a Shop: Factors that Determine the Type of Bonded Grounding System, Detailed Questions and Answers about Installing a Shop Panel and Bonded Ground System.
Installing Hot Tub Wiring and the Disconnect Panel: Detailed Example of Installing the Electrical Wiring for a Hot Tub and GFCI Circuit.
How to Wire a Switched Outlet – You will notice that these outlets have the tab removed from the “hot” side or Brass side of the outlet which allows the top half of the plug to be controlled only from the switch while the bottom end of the outlet remains “hot” all the time.
My current wiring only has 4 wires but I understand I can use the fan wire and make it a common wire. How to Wire a Smart Thermostat, Change the Wiring for a Smart Thermostat.