Articles about Electrical Wiring
Ed in Kansas asks; Why is there only 48volts between the neutral and ground on an electric outlet? How to Identify the Cause of a Low Voltage Condition of an Outlet.
How to Install Do-It-Yourself Electrical Wiring Projects – As with any project, electrical or otherwise – Safety is most important, then comes knowledge – they actually go hand-in-hand. Understand what you are planning to do and then understand all the safety factors involved before attempting the project.
How do I wire a tanning bed for use on a dedicated 20 amp breaker? Installing an Electrical Circuit for an Indoor Tanning Bed.
How Should I add Electric Wiring from One Room to Another Area? Planning for Home Electrical Wiring Projects, How to Correct Wiring Mistakes or Incorrect Electrical Connections.
I have outlets that are not grounded, what should I do? How to Ground Outlets and GFI Receptacles.
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 per 15 amp circuit? Code Requirements for Wiring Outlets and Lights
Where Do the Electrical Circuit Wires Connect for my New Oven? Electrical Wiring for an Electric Oven.
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.
How to Fix a Dimmer Switch Wiring Problem: I tried to replace a ceiling fan dimmer switch but now it trips the circuit breaker.
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.
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.
How should I install electrical wiring inside the walls of my home? Installing Electrical Wiring around Obstacles inside the walls and ceilings.
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.
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.
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.