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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Can a 125Amp Circuit Breaker be used for 250Amps?


If a 2pole circuit breaker is rated for 125 amps can it be used for 250 amps? The Amperage Rating of a 2Pole 125Amp Circuit Breaker.



How to Upgrade Home Electrical Wiring


How should I upgrade the electrical wiring and replace the fuses with circuit breakers? How to Upgrade Old Electrical Wiring and Fuses.



How to Install New Wiring


I would like to add an overhead light to the master bedroom, I’m just not sure how to wire the switch that controls outlets controlled by the switch: Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Switch.



How to Add a Smoke Detector


How should I wire a new smoke detector to the existing smoke detectors? Wiring for a New Smoke Detector.



Installing an Electric Panel with a Permit


Should there be a permit be done before installing the new electric panel?



Wiring a GFCI Outlet with No Ground Wire Video


How is a GFCI outlet wired for a 2-wire circuit that does not have a ground wire? Wiring a GFCI Outlet on a 2-Wire Circuit.



Connecting an EV Charger in a Detached Garage


Can I plug my EV Car Charger cord into an apartment garage using an extension cord?



Adding an Outlet to a Wall Switch


I wired an outlet from a light switch but the outlet does not work, what did I do wrong? How to Wire a Switch Controlled Outlet.



Electrical Wiring for a Bath Light Fan Combo


How do I wire the switches for my bath fan and light? How to Identify Electrical Wiring for Installing a Bath Fan Combo with a Light, Wiring Connections for a Bathroom Exhaust Fan.



How To Troubleshoot Wall Receptacle Problems


How to Test Electrical Wiring for Outlets: I have a 120volt receptacle that does not work even though the voltage tester shows there is voltage at the receptacle.



How To Convert a 30 Amp 250 Volt Outlet to a 15 Amp 220 Volt Outlet


Can I Convert a 30 Amp 250 Volt Outlet to be used for a 15 Amp 220 Volt Outlet? The Process to follow for Converting a 220 Volt Circuit.



Circuit Troubleshooting for Emergency Lighting


How to Perform Electrical Troubleshooting for an Emergency Lighting Circuit – Emergency electrical wiring repairs should be made using the right materials for your particular application. Here are a few choices to help you decide what you’ll need.



How to Install Electrical Wiring for a Kitchen Hot Water Dispenser


Circuit Requirements for a Hot Water Dispenser, Kitchen Hot Water Dispenser:



How to Install Electrical Wiring and Type NM Cable


How to Install Romex or NM Type Electrical Cable: Common Practices and Methods for Installing Home Electrical Wiring, Beware of Damaged or Defective Electrical Cable, Electrical Cable Bends and Kinks.



How to Replace Electric Outlets


Richard in Erie Pennsylvania asks: How to Chose and Install the Right Electrical Outlet: How should I update all my outlets to three prong grounded receptacle outlets?



Wiring Basement Light Fixtures


I wired my basement so all the lights operate from one switch but the switch does not operate the lights and the lights just stay on. What did I do wrong? Installing Basement Electrical Wiring for Lights and a Switch.



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