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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Control Switch Wiring for a In-Line Exhaust Fan


How is a switch wired for an Bathroom Exhaust Fan? How to Wire a Switch for an Inline Exhaust Fan.



How to Ground Electric Outlets


I have outlets that are not grounded, what should I do? How to Ground Outlets and GFI Receptacles.



How to Locate an Electrical Wiring Problem


I have a very unique problem in a home where on a 20 amp circuit the bare conductor is carrying the positive or hot side of the 120 volt and the black conductor is acting as the ground and the white is the neutral.



How Many Receptacles and Lights does the Code Allow


How many receptacles and lights does the code allow per 15 amp circuit? Code Requirements for Wiring Outlets and Lights



How Do I Connect The Wires For An Oven?


Where Do the Electrical Circuit Wires Connect for my New Oven? Electrical Wiring for an Electric Oven.



How To Heat A Cold Garage


What is the best way to heat my cold garage? How to Install Electric Wiring for a Floor Heat System, and the Electrical Circuit for a Floor Heating System.



Ceiling Fan Dimmer Switch Wiring


How to Fix a Dimmer Switch Wiring Problem: I tried to replace a ceiling fan dimmer switch but now it trips the circuit breaker.



Installing a Circuit for an Electric Stove


How to Upgrade From a Gas Stove to an Electric Stove – To upgrade from a gas stove to an electric stove a new dedicated electric circuit will need to be installed.



Why Kitchen Receptacles Quit Working


Kitchen receptacles typically do not need to be replaced if they stop working. Counter top receptacles in the kitchen are protected by a GFI device such as a GFI receptacle or a GFI circuit breaker.



Adding Electrical Wiring in the Home


How should I install electrical wiring inside the walls of my home? Installing Electrical Wiring around Obstacles inside the walls and ceilings.



Installing Outdoor Recessed Lighting


Selecting Outdoor Recessed Lighting Fixtures – The type of recessed light can itself will depend on the type of attic space you have, the type of insulation and the local energy codes in your area. The trim type should be rated for outdoor use. One trim you may consider is a shower trim where there is a tempered glass or plastic lenses mounted into a trim that has a gasket.



Rewiring Installing a Ceiling Fan


Electrical Wiring Connections for a Ceiling Fan Light Fixture – Most ceiling fans have a separate blue wire which is for the ceiling fan light which in your case should be connected to the black wire at the ceiling.



Home Electrical Wiring Safety


Electrical Wiring Tips and Safety Advice about Home Electrical Wiring Projects and Electrical Repairs – All Home Electrical Wiring projects should be planned out to avoid mistakes which is outlined in this guide and throughout this website.



Upgrading 100 Amp Electric Service Panel to 150 Amp


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.



How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage for a Stove


My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.



Grounding a Panel in a Detached Building


What are the Electrical Codes for the Grounding System of a Sub Panel in a Detached Building?



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