Articles about Electrical Wiring
Installing and Wiring Recessed Light Fixtures: NEC 314.16 and Box Fill, What does it mean when a light fixture wire box specifies a maximum number of wires?
How can I install two switches that will be operating two separate sets of light fixtures? How to Wire Light Fixtures from Switches and Outlets, Example of Installing Wiring for Light Fixtures and Switches.
How to Install a Floor Heat System: Laying out the Area for the Floor Heat System, Determine the Circuit Requirements, Thermostat Control and GFCI Protection, Installing the Floor Heat Cables or Heating Mat, Installing the Electrical Circuit.
Splicing a 220-240 Volt Multi-Wire Branch Circuit for 110-120 Volts: Considerations when trying to provide a source for 110 volt or 120 volt power, Understanding 220, 230 and 240 volt Electrical Circuits.
Electrical Wiring for a Bathroom Remodel Project: Can I install an exhaust fan on a circuit that is GFCI protected? Installing Electric Wiring for GFCI protection, GFCI Requirements for a Exhaust Fan that is Over a Bathtub or Shower.
How Can I Replace an Wall Outlet with a Switched and Outlet Combo? Wiring a Combo Switch and Outlet.
Do I have enough electrical circuits in my kitchen? Circuit Requirements for a Kitchen, Adding Kitchen Electrical Circuit Wiring, Typical 120 Volt Circuits for a Kitchen.
What size wire should be used for an electric stove? How to Wire a Stove and Outlet, Selecting the Wire Size for an Electric Stove.
What type of wire should I use when installing direct wired LED Under cabinet lights? The Basics of Wiring Under Cabinet Light Fixtures: Question.
I want to add an outlet to a bathroom, where do I connect the new outlet? How to add an Electrical Outlet to a Bathroom.
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.
I am installing a new wall oven with 4-wire cord that I will connect to the house 4-wire cord. Identifying the Wires for a 4-Wire Wall Oven.
The Electrical Circuit Power for a Microwave Oven – When the power is on all the time, these circuit components will maintain a constant temperature and the state of the components will be constant.
How to Wire an Electrical Circuit for a Microwave Oven: Microwave ovens generally require a dedicated circuit..
Troubleshooting a Microwave Oven Problem: Why did our microwave oven stop working?
How to Wire a Ceiling Fan Switch and Outlet: To wire an outlet from the power which is supplied to a ceiling fan the incoming power source to the switch box must be identified and verified that there is a neutral available as well as the hot and the ground.
I am moving my oven in to an Island. What is required for 240 and 120 lines under the floor to the island.
Why an Apartment Unit may be Tripping a Circuit Breaker: Why is my apartment tripping the circuit breaker?
How to Wire a Half Hot Outlet and Switched Outlet: I have a problem with a duplex receptacle where the upper plug does not have power but the lower half does.
I installed new ceiling fans with lights, why do some lights strobe and flash? How to Fix Ceiling Fan Lights that Strobe or Flash.