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Articles about Electrical Wiring

How to Wire a Hot Tub


Installing Hot Tub Wiring and the Disconnect Panel: Detailed Example of Installing the Electrical Wiring for a Hot Tub and GFCI Circuit.



Has Your Electrical Panel Upgrade Been Inspected


Replacing an Old Circuit Breaker Panel: Our panel box will be replaced because it has been sizzling and the lights are blinking, will this be safe enough?



How to Rewire a Bathroom


Rewiring a Bathroom: Installing a New Circuit and a GFCI Circuit Breaker, Installing exhaust fan and light switches.



Wiring Switches for a Bathroom Fan Unit


How are Switches wired for a Bathroom Light and New Exhaust Fan Unit? Wiring Switches for a Bathroom Light and Exhaust Fan Unit, Wiring Two Devices from Separate Circuits on One Switch.



I Would Like To Run Power Out To My Shed


I would like to run power out to my shed which sits about 150 feet back from house. I’m thinking direct bury UF from home panel box.



Strange Smell In Your House You Think is Electrical


I have a strange smell in my house which I think is electrical. I can only describe it as burnt sugar or maybe burnt caramel. What should I do if I have a strange smell in my house which I think is electrical?



How to Prevent Generator Overload and a Tripped Circuit


How can I set up a small generator to keep my essential items powered up? How to Identify Home Circuits and Prioritize the Run Time.



How to Upgrade an Electrical Panel for an Older Home


Installing a New Electrical Service Panel: Upgrading a Fuse Box or Upgrading a Home Electrical Panel. One of the most important renovations or upgrades for an older home would be to replace the main electrical service panel. Depending on the size of the home the new electrical panel will be at least 125 amps.



How to Solve Light Fixture and Switch Wiring Problems


How do I fix a problem with a light that I am trying to install? Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures and Switches.



How to Install and Wire a Bathroom Exhaust Fan with Light and Heater


Mike in Virginia asks; Electrical Wiring for Bathroom Exhaust Fan Combo Unit and Switches: Dedicated Circuit for the Exhaust Fan and Heater, Identify the Circuit Power Requirement, Wiring Method for a Combo Exhaust Fan, Cables and Neutral Wire Connections.



Installing a Electric Water Heater Circuit


How to Wire an Electric Water Heater Circuit: We are installing the wiring for an electric water heater circuit and we need to make sure we are using the right wire size.



Why You Should NEVER Up-Size an Electrical Circuit Breaker or Fuse


The Dangers of Up Sizing Electrical Circuit Breaker, Electrical Question: Can I increase the amp rating on a breaker to fix a tripping breaker problem?



My Breaker Keeps Tripping as Soon as it is Reset


My breaker keeps tripping as soon as it is reset, and my home just had new siding and door frames installed.



Circuit Breaker Wiring Problems


How to Identify a Possible Electrical Circuit Wiring Problem: I have power coming back on the hot black wire going to a circuit breaker with the wire removed from the breaker.



Timers and Light Switch Wiring


I’m trying to replace a single pole light switch with a timer light switch in a box that also has another single pole switch going to another light: How to Wire a Timer Switch for Lighting.



Wiring a Wemo Light Switch on a 3-way switch


I’m installing a Wemo 3way WiFi Switch replacing an existing 3-way switch.



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