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Articles about Electrical Wiring

How to Wire a Range Hood Exhaust Fan


Installing Wiring for a Range Hood Exhaust Fan: Wiring from an Existing Power Source or Outlet, I am wiring a hood exhaust fan over the kitchen range cook top.



How to Fix LED Light and Dimmer Switch Problems


Steve in Washington DC asks; I replaced my 100 watt incandescent flood bulbs with 9 watt LED lights now they do not work. Common Problems with Dimmer Switches and LED Light Bulbs.



Replacing an Older Light Fixture


I am at my daughter’s home and she has asked me to replace the light fixture above her kitchen sink: How to Update Older Light Fixture 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.



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.



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.



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