Articles about Electrical Wiring
Is Your Electrical Wiring the Right Type
How to Know if Your Electrical Wires and Cables are Correct: Identifying Wire for Electrical Circuits: Homes are wired according to national electrical codes which have various electrical circuit requirements depending on the circuit application and area of the home.
Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures
Is the electrical wiring safe for the light fixture I want to install? The Current Rating of Electrical Wires for Light Fixtures, Installing a Light Fixture, Wiring a Light Fixture.
Electrical Circuit for a Microwave
How to Wire a Microwave Oven Circuit: Microwave Cords and Plugs, The Problem with Shared Electrical Circuits
Electrical Requirements for Generators and Welders
I want to run my welder off a generator, can I put a plug end on the welder wire and plug the welder into my portable generator? How to Wire a Welder and Generator Plug.
Wiring Outlets for a Basement
How to Install Basement Outlet Electrical Wiring: Common Methods for Wiring Basement Outlets, Basement Electrical Wiring with Code Requirements for most new or remodel projects.
How Many Electrical Wires In a Junction Box
How to Wire a Junction Box: Selecting a Junction Box for Electrical Wiring, The Basics of Electrical Junction Boxes, The number of wires that are allowed in a Junction Box.
How to add a 4Way Switch
How to Add a 4Way Switch with Other Light Switches: I need help adding a 4-way switch in my home.
How to Troubleshoot an Electrical Problem with an Outlet and Lights
How to Fix a Power Problem with an Outlet and Lights: I have two lights and a receptacle that do not work but everything else works fine.
Ask The Electrician – Electrical Questions and Answers Database
Troubleshooting and Repairing Electrical Wiring Problems: Licensed Electrician shares the Methods of Electrical Wiring that are used to solve the majority of home electrical wiring problems, and shows how home wiring projects are performed.
How to Fix an Electrical Wiring Problem
How to Fix an Electrical Wiring Problem: How can I install outlets on a wall of a new garage? I was going to put a GFCI outlet in the first outlet, but I am confused by the wiring.
Electric Wiring for AFCI in a Home
Can residential circuits dedicated to lighting with AFCI light switches share neutrals with other dedicated lighting circuits with AFCI light switches?
How to Fix Electrical Outlets with Power Problems
How to Repair Electrical Outlets – Locating a Loose or Burnt Wire or Splice Connection – A burnt or loose connection is typically found in an outlet junction box or receptacle box where two or more cables and wires are spliced, or where the wires of the circuit are attached to an outlet.
Electrical Wiring for a Garage Workshop
Installing an Electric Panel for a Detached Garage: Electric Codes for a Detached Garage Panel, Can I use a Main Lug Only Electric Panel Load Center for a detached garage?
Repair a Garage Outlet Circuit that Trips the Breaker
Troubleshooting a Garage Outlet Circuit: While using a new electric chainsaw I accidentally cut the extension cord. I got another cord,plugged it into the same outlet and had no power.
Installing a Track Light and Wall Switch
I want to install Track Lighting on the ceiling, will I need to install a double switch? How to Install a Track Light.
Do I Need a Special Circuit for my Air Conditioner
Do I Need a New Circuit for an Air Conditioner? Air Conditioner Electrical Circuit Requirements, Replacing an Older Air Conditioner, Converting an Existing Circuit.