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Articles about Electrical Wiring

50 Amp GFCI Trips When the Outlet is Installed


Why a new 50 amp GFCI breaker trips when the outlet Is installed in the box.



Running Power from a House to a Shed


How do I go about running power from my house out to a shed? Guide for Sizing Electrical Wire for a Shed, Conduit Size and the Depth of the Trench, Calculate Line Loss and Voltage Drop, Installing a Ground Rod.



Updating Knob and Tube Wiring for an Older Home


Is it common practice to add new wire with old knob and tube wiring? How to Replace Knob and Tube Wiring, Replacing Old Electrical Wiring, What Areas of the Home to Rewire First.



Wiring a 50amp 240volt Range Cord Video


How to Wire an Electric Range Cord: Wiring a 50 amp 240 Volt Cord for an Electric Range, I would like to know How to Wire the Cord for my Electric Range.



How to Install Electrical Wiring for a Garbage Disposal


Garbage Waste Disposal Circuit Wiring: Electrical Connections for a Garbage Disposal, Disposal Switch, Dishwasher Disposal Wiring in Older Homes.



Combo Switch and Outlet Wiring in Bathrooms


How to Identify the Electrical Wiring for a Combo Switch and Outlet: The sets of wires from two of the cables are spliced to each other which typically indicates that one cable is the power coming in.



Installing a Workshop Panel for a Welder


How should I Install a Panel in my Workshop for a Welder? How to Plan Your Garage or Workshop Electrical Wiring, Selecting the Type and Size Panel for a Workshop, Example of Properly Sizing a Workshop Panel.



Home Generators and Back Feeding Electrical Power


How to Connect a Generator to a Home – There are illegal methods of connecting a generator to a home to provide temporary power that can be very dangerous, the proper way to connect generator power to the home electrical system is by providing a separation between the utility company power supply and the generator.



How to Plan Electrical Circuits for a Home


I am concerned that my panel is getting overloaded, I have a 100 amp sub panel fed from a 200 amp panel: Factors that Help Determine Electrical Load of an Electrical Panel.



How to Install a Flush Mount Dryer Outlet


How can I wire a 30Amp 125/250Volt Dryer Outlet? Wiring a 4-Wire 30-Amp 250 Volt Dryer Receptacle Outlet.



Troubleshooting a GFCI Problem In a Shed


Lee in San Jose, California asks: How to Troubleshoot GFCI Circuit Wiring: Methods of GFCI Protected Wiring, Troubleshooting GFCI Circuit Wiring in a Shed.



How To Upgrade Old Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring


Can I upgrade circuit wiring and outlets and still keep the lighting circuit in tack? How to Fix Old Electrical Wiring Problems: Guide for Repairing Old Wiring, Upgrading Knob and Tube Wiring and a Fuse Box



Electrical Power Design for a Garage Workshop


I am planning a workshop in my garage where I will have 220 volt equipment: How to Install Wiring for a Garage Workshop.



Rewiring an Older Home


How many circuits are needed when rewiring an older home? Planning the Electrical Panel Size and the Number of Circuits, and Local Code Considerations.



Laundry Room and Dryer Electrical Wiring


Wiring a Laundry Room – See if your panel will provide the right power for your clothes dryer circuit. Electric dryer installation with a typical 220 Volt electric power cord.



Installing a Dryer Circuit and Breaker


How a Quad Electrical Circuit Breaker Could Be Used – In this case, the 2-pole may be replaced by a quad 30 amp circuit breaker which will provide the 240 volt circuit for the electric dryer. The circuit wiring configuration is critical and must be done correctly in order for both of the circuits to work correctly, and of course, the quad circuit breaker must be available for that particular make and model electrical panel.



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