Articles about Electrical Wiring
Why you should never connect a generator in such a way as to back-feed your electrical system. This is extremely dangerous not only to your home but also the electrical utility crews who may be working on downed electrical wires.
How to Wire an Electric Kiln and How NOT to Wire an Electric Kiln.
What will cause lost electric power to part of our home? Electrical Problems that Could Cause a Home to Not Have Full Electrical Power or Abnormal Power.
I bought a new ceiling light fixture for the kitchen and I need help wiring with the wiring: Wire a Light Fixture and Wall Switch.
We are trying to replace our front porch light switch with a Honeywell programmable wall switch, model RPLS540A. We have a ground wire attached to the current light switch with a screw.
How should I wire a switch for a Dayton Blower Fan and make sure it is grounded? It is a 115v ac fan, but it only has 2 wires coming out of it.
Why do my Christmas lights keep tripping the outlet outside of my house? Common Problems that Cause Christmas Lights to Turn Off.
How to Remove an Outlet from a Kitchen Counter Top or Tiled Wall: Keep Electrical Wiring Accessible, Removing an Outlet by Opening the Wall.
How do I make an extension cord to extend the power from my generator out to a work area? How to Extend the Power of a Portable Generator.
How should I Wire Outlets that are Controlled by a Wall Switch? Rewiring a Switch Controlled Outlet.
How do I disconnect the electrical wires and leave them in the panel for future use? Disconnecting Unused Electrical Wires, How to Keep Spare Electrical Wiring Safe for Future Use.
What kind of circuit breaker should I install for a humidifier? Installing a dedicated circuit for a Whole House Humidifier.
How to Fix a Tripping Dedicated Circuit: This solution would be much safer than installing a larger circuit breaker which I definitely do not recommend.
Can you put a GFCI breaker on a circuit that has an SO Cord with an L6-30 plug on it? The equipment has a heater element that is used in cleaning beer kegs.
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.
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.
Why a new 50 amp GFCI breaker trips when the outlet Is installed in the box.
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 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.
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.