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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Wiring Connections When Replacing an Oven


How do I connect the bare copper wire from the wall to the oven wires? How to Identify the Oven Wires when Replacing an Oven: Connecting the Electric Wires for an Oven.



Electrical Wiring Methods- Screw Terminals or Quick Connect


Is it true that the older method of wiring switches and outlets is to attach the wiring to the screw terminals? How to Connect Wires to a Switch or Outlet: Best Practices for Electrical Wires for Outlets and Switches and Factors Relating to Electrical Connections.



Electrical Code for Replacing a Service Panel


Is it within code to replace a 30 circuit service panel with a 42 circuit service? Electrical Codes and for a Service 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 Make Bath Exhaust Fan Wire Connections


How do I wire the wall switch wires for my bathroom exhaust fan wires? Wiring Connections for an Exhaust Fan, How to Connect the Wires of a Bath Exhaust Fan.



What is the Electric Code for Installing a 220volt Receptacle


How high should a 220volt receptacle box be above the floor? Examples where 220volt receptacles are installed in specific applications and the NEC Code.



Kitchen Countertop Receptacles NEC 210-52


What is the NEC Code for Kitchen Counter Top Outlets? The Electrical Code Requirements for Kitchen Counter top Receptacle Circuits.



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?



Location of a Main Service Disconnect


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?



Wiring 3 Way Switches and Dimmer Switches


How are 3-way switches wired? The Key to Wiring 3 Way Switch and 3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring, Key Wiring Configurations for 3 way Switch Wiring.



My Motion Detector Light Stopped Working


My motion detector light stopped working. I ordered new Patriot double LED motion detector light assembly.



The Height for Installing Outlets and Switches


How to Install Light Switches and Outlets: How High Should Outlets and Switches Be From the Floor, Remodeling and Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring.



Tanning Bed Circuit Requirements


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.



Energy Savings Controls for Outdoor Lighting


How can a photocell be used to control outside lights? Control Different Types of Outdoor Security Lighting so they Come On Automatically and Save Money on Your Electric Bill.



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?



How to Wire a Light Fixture Circuit


I wired some new lights and they do not work right, what did I do wrong? Simple Mistakes Made When Wiring a Light Circuit and How to Avoid and Correct Them.



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