Articles about Electrical Wiring
Installing an Electric Panel for a Detached Garage: Electric Codes for a Detached Garage Panel, Can I use a Main Lug Only Electric Panel Load Center for a detached garage?
How to Install Wiring for a Light Fixture: When installing fluorescent lighting for a garage that will be finished with sheet rock a NM Cable or Romex may be installed to the location where the light fixture will be installed after the sheet rock is finished and painted
How to Wire a Tanning Bed Outlet
Installing the Right Circuit When Wiring a Tanning Bed: How to Plan and Installing a Tanning Bed Circuit – The electrical specifications need to be identified on the tanning bed label to see if the required circuit has been installed.
How is an air compressor wired and where do the wires go? Wiring a 3 Phase Motor for an Air Compressor, The Basic Requirements for Wiring Electric Motors, 3 Phase Motor Circuits.
Installing a Panel for a Hot Tub: I want to add a panel for a hot tub, some outlets and lights. Should I run a 100A service panel so I can supply power for all these circuits?
What is the best way to repair damaged electrical wires? Methods for Repairing Damaged Electrical Wires.
Can I use my range outlet for my dryer? Why Wiring a Clothes Dryer to a Range Outlet is Unsafe.
I am planning a workshop in my garage where I will have 220 volt equipment: How to Install Wiring for a Garage Workshop.
What can be wrong with a sign light fixture? How to Fix a Fluorescent Light in a Sign Fixture.
Will my existing lights work with a new LED light fixture? Adding a Non Dimmable LED Light Fixture.
Is a main electrical service panel required to have a main breaker or disconnect switch? What is the NEC code article number that states this?
Replacing ceiling porch light fixtures with Westinghouse flush mount model 66919. The old fixtures are on a one way switch and are operable.
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.
How to Upgrade a Fuse Box. Upgrading an Old Fuse Panel should be more than just replacing the electrical box, here’s what I suggest…
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.