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Articles about Electrical Wiring

What Size Conduit For Electrical Wires


What Size Conduit should I Use for my Electrical Job? How to Select the Correct Conduit Size for Electrical Wires.



How to Replace a Dimmer Switch With a Single Switch


I want to replace a dimmer switch with a single throw switch. The dimmer switch has a black and white wire and a ground wire.



Install Wiring for an Outside Light


We are going to install an outside light with conduit. Can We use MC cable (BX cable )inside the conduit?



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.



Installing 220Volt for a Range and Dryer in a Basement


I am installing new 220volty lines for a range and dryer running through an exposed Basement ceiling. Does the wire need to be in conduit?



How Should I Label Electric Service and Distribution Panels


How should I label the Main Meter Service Panel and the Service Distribution Panel with all the breakers for the home?



Wiring for a Ceiling Fan Dimmer and Control Switch


How is a Dimmer and Fan Control Switch wired for my Ceiling Fan?



Why Does My Hot Tub Stop Working


My Hot Tub is Tripping Off, is the Wire Size Right?



AFCI Breaker Keeps Tripping Off


Why does my AFCI breaker keep tripping, is it because it is on a shared neutral wire?



How to Replace a Ceiling Fan Motor Speed Switch


What is the Process for Replacing a 3-Speed Switch for an Older Ceiling Fan: The pull chain 3-speed switch for most ceiling fans may be purchased and replaced fairly easily.



How to Identify Flat Cord Wires


Where do the wires connect with a flat electric cord? Guide to Electrical Cord Wiring Connections, Wiring Flat Cords for Light Fixtures, a Dishwasher, and Disposal.



How to Troubleshoot and Repair an Electric Stove Power Problem


What would cause my electric stove to stop working and how can I fix it? Troubleshooting an Electric Stove Power Problem, The Most Common Problems with an Electric Stove Circuit.



Wiring Hallway Lights and Switches


How to Wire and Control Light Fixtures in a Long Hallway: Circuit Amperage for Long Hallways and Several Light Fixtures, Wiring Switches for Hallway Light Fixtures, Installing Switches or Occupancy Sensors, Setting the Occupancy Sensor Time Delay,



Installing Electric Wiring In a New Attached Sun Room


I am installing electric wiring in a new attached Sun Room. Do the outlets, ceiling fan and lighting need to be GFCI?



I Want to Install a Dimmer Switch in My Kitchen


I want to install a dimmer switch in my kitchen. My Electrical box has a switch with one black wire one red wire going to same side of switch.



Long Distance Electrical Wiring


How to Install and Connect Long Distance Electrical Wiring: Ohms Law and Voltage Drop Calculations, Increased Wire Sizes and Connections to Electrical Devices, Sizing the Circuit Breaker.



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