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Articles about Electrical Wiring

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.



Is My Old Wiring Going to Start a Fire?


Should I be worried that I’ve fried the electrical wiring within the wall and I am going to start a fire?



Adding an Outlet to a Light Switch


Andrey in Massachusetts asks; How Switch Wiring Can Be Used for Receptacle Outlets?



Rich asks Why is There No Power to the Light Switch?


Why is there is No Power to the ceiling fan Light Switch? How to Identify the Wiring for a the Light Switch.



Oven Wiring with a 3-Wire Connection


How to Wire an Electric Range – The electrical circuit for this oven will need to be tested to be sure that the ground connection is actually present. The installation manual should be double checked to be certain that all of the wiring connection points are correct.



How to Install New Wiring


I would like to add an overhead light to the master bedroom, I’m just not sure how to wire the switch that controls outlets controlled by the switch: Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Switch.



Installing and Testing Dusk to Dawn Light Fixtures


I just installed a 150w dusk to dawn light fixture and it wont light up: How to Install the Electrical Wiring for a Dawn Outdoor Light Fixture.



Why Do Lights Stop Working?


Our garage lights both worked fine, now they don’t work, what happened? Electrical Problems That May Cause Garage Lights to Stop Working.



How To Wire A Photocell To Control A Light Fixture


How do I to wire a photocell to a light fixture? A photocell can be used to control outdoor lights when installing into the electrical wiring as described here.



Installing a Electricity Cost Monitor


Where can the Clamp Modules of an Electricity Monitor be Installed? Where to Install the Clamp Modules of a Electricity Monitor.



Apartment Keeps Tripping Electrical Circuit


Why an Apartment Unit may be Tripping a Circuit Breaker: Why is my apartment tripping the circuit breaker?



Wiring an Electric Stove


What size wire should be used for an electric stove? How to Wire a Stove and Outlet, Selecting the Wire Size for an Electric Stove.



Locating Power for New Switch Wiring


How to Locate a Power Source for a New Light Switch: Why an Existing Light Switch Might Not Work as a Power Source.



Wiring Connections for an Electric Water Heater


What are the Wiring Connections for a Water Heater? The Electrical Connections for a 50Gal 240 Volt Electric Water Heater.



One of my HVAC Units Quit Working


Repairing an HVAC Unit that Quit Working: Replacing HVAC Electrical Parts and System Components, Causes of a Melted Electrical Wire on a HVAC Unit.



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