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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Installing Attic Electrical Wiring


Is it standard for electrical wiring to be strung in a disorderly fashion in the attic? Methods of Proper Attic Electrical Wiring.



Installing an Outlet for a Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher


I want to install an outlet for a garbage disposal. Do I need to install a GFI outlet to wire the garbage disposal and dishwasher in my kitchen? How to Wire a Garbage Disposal and a Dishwasher.



Attic Wiring, Junction Boxes and Electrical Safety


How to Store Unused Electrical Wires: Is it safe to leave live wires capped in switch box covered by flat plate?



How to Wire a Garbage Disposal and a Dishwasher Outlet


The Process for Wiring an Outlet for Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher: The Wiring Diagrams and step by step instructions as described below will help you wire your garbage disposal and dishwasher.



How to Use a Switched Outlet for a Ceiling Fan


How can I wire a ceiling fan from a wall switch that controls a wall plug? Wiring a Ceiling Fan from a Wall Switch that Controls an Outlet, Wiring Switches for a Ceiling Fan and Light.



Should I Install a GFCI Circuit Breaker or a GFCI Outlet


Can a GFCI circuit breaker take the place of a GFCI Outlet? Would it be considered to meet NEC Code Requirements?



Does a GFCI Outlet Need to be Grounded?


Does a GFCI Outlet need to be grounded?



How to Replace an Outlet with a GFCI


I’m trying to replace a kitchen outlet for a GFCI one. How do i hook up the new GFCI outlet?



How to Determine if Your Panel Has The Power for One More Circuit


How to Check the Capacity of an Electrical Panel for an Additional Circuit: How to Find the Available Amperage of the Panel, Adding a Circuit Breaker



Rewiring a Basement for Additional Light Fixtures


How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring: Basement Wiring Methods for Switches and light Fixtures, Code Compliance, Top Down Wiring Method.



Installing Exterior Recessed Lights


Is it a good idea to install exterior recessed lights while a new home is being built? The Best Time to Install Exterior Recessed Lights.



How to Pass an Electrical Inspection for Recessed Lighting


Electrical Wiring Methods for Recessed Light Fixtures: Installing the Electrical Wiring, Terminating the Electrical Wire, Connecting the Wire to the Light Fixture.



Installing Pot Lights


How to Install Recessed Pot Light Fixtures: Some types are constructed so that the insulation can come into contact with the fixture housing and there are others that give a specific distance based on the heat that will be produced and other factors.



Wire Size when Wiring 3Way Switches


There are three switches in a 3 gang box, do I need the 12/3 wire: Electrical Question about Wiring 3-Way Switches.



Wiring a Wemo Light Switch on a 3-way switch


I’m installing a Wemo 3way WiFi Switch replacing an existing 3-way switch.



Wiring 3 Way Switches and Dimmer Switches


How are 3-way switches wired? The Key to Wiring 3 Way Switch and 3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring, Key Wiring Configurations for 3 way Switch Wiring.



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