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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Wiring a Wall Switch and Outlet Combo Device


Electrical Wiring for a Light Switch and Wall Outlet: Combo Switch and Outlet, A Switched Outlet, GFCI Requirement for Switched Outlets.



Electrical Wiring for a Workshop or Barn


How to Plan and Install Electrical Wiring for Your Workshop or Barn: Selecting the Electric Panel Size Based Upon the Proposed Electrical Circuits.



How to Plan Electrical Circuits for a Home


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.



How to Safely Disconnect Hot Tub Wiring


Removing Hot Tub Circuit Wiring: We removed our hot tub, what should I do with the electrical wiring?



How to Upgrade Home Electrical Wiring


How to Upgrade Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring: Installing New Electrical Wiring in an Older Home.



Wiring a Light Switch for a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Light


How to Wire an Exhaust Fan and Switches: Wiring an Exhaust Fan with a Light Fixture Using a Combo Switch.



How to Wire a Double Switch or Triple Switch


I want to add another switch or two at one location but I need help with the wiring. Wiring Guide for Wiring Two or Three Switches.



How to Trace Wires with Electrical Testers


How can I Trace Wires Inside a Wall to find out where the power is coming from? How to Test Outlet Wiring using Non Contact Voltage Testers, Testing for Broken Wires.



Electrical Wiring for a Garage Panel


Wiring a Sub Panel for a Garage: Wire Size for a 100 amp Garage Panel, Factors that need to be considered when selecting and sizing the wire size for a sub panel.



How Do I Correct Ground Wire Electrical Code Violations?


Correcting the Grounding System of Home Electrical Wiring: I have been upgrading some of the fixtures and dimmer switches in my house, When installing ungrounded fixtures and switches where would I ground them?



Wiring a Bathroom Exhaust Fan Light Combo


How to Install Wiring for a Bathroom Exhaust Fan – Bathroom Exhaust Fan Heater Electrical Wiring – The white neutral wires would be tied together at the wall switch box. Understand that this is a typical wiring scenario, however the actual wiring connections may be different for your specific unit.



The Right Wire and Breaker for an Electric Water Heater


What is the right circuit breaker and cable for an electric water heater? This electrical wiring project is about the Electrical Wiring for a Water Heater in a Home.



Grounding Home Electrical Circuits


When installing new electrical wire where do I connect the ground wire? How to Install Ground Wires for Home Electrical Circuits, Common Methods for Grounding Home Electrical Circuits, Ground Buss and Ground Bars, Grounding at the Panel, Grounded Circuit Cables.



Wiring a Shop for Outlets and Lights


Electrical Wiring Methods for a Shop and Light Fixtures: I’m building a shop and have questions about electrical wiring.



Wiring a 240Volt Air Compressor


I am wiring a new air compressor. It is 240volt, 28 amps, 7.5 hp, single phase. Is #6 wire big enough?



Replacing a Ceiling Fan Where I Have Three Way Switches


What are the wire connections when replacing a ceiling fan where I have three way switches? Basic for Wiring a Ceiling Fan with Three Way Switches.



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