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Articles about Electrical Wiring

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.



How to Wire Light Switches From an Outlet


How can I install two switches that will be operating two separate sets of light fixtures? How to Wire Light Fixtures from Switches and Outlets, Example of Installing Wiring for Light Fixtures and Switches.



How to Ground Electric Outlets


I have outlets that are not grounded, what should I do? How to Ground Outlets and GFI Receptacles.



How to Determine if Your Panel Has The Power for One More Circuit


How to Check the Capacity of an Electrical Panel for an Additional Circuit: How to Find the Available Amperage of the Panel, Adding a Circuit Breaker



Adding Recessed Lights to a Bedroom Outlet Circuit


Is it acceptable to use the circuit supplying the bedroom receptacles for new recessed Lighting fixtures in the same room?



How Can I Have a Light Switch that Has a Light In the Switch?


I have a ceiling light in my bathroom with two 3way switches. I want to add some sort of a light Or lighted switch that would be on when the bathroom light is on, how can I wire this?



How To Wire a New Switch and Ceiling Light


How do I wire the new switch using power from the existing power line to turn on and off the new ceiling light? Wiring a New Switch from an Existing Power Source.



How to Wire Electrical Circuits for a Kitchen


What are the electrical codes for wiring kitchens? Wiring Electrical Circuits for a Kitchen: The Electrical Codes for Wiring Kitchens.



Ceiling Fan Works but Not the Light


I wired my ceiling fan and light. The fan will come on but the light will not. How can I fix this?



Electric Furnace Trips Breaker


Why does my electric furnace trip the circuit breaker when it is turned on? This electrical wiring problem is about a Tripping Breaker for a 220 Volt Electric Heater.



How to Fix a Overloaded Circuit Breaker Problem


If too many things being used at the same time one of the breakers trips off. Can I change the breaker to a higher amperage, will this resolve my problem?



AFCI Breaker Keeps Tripping Off


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



How to Wire a Combo Plug and Switch


How to Wire a Combo Plug and Light Switch: Instructions for Wiring a Combo Outlet and Light Switch.



Control Switch Wiring for a In-Line Exhaust Fan


How is a switch wired for an Bathroom Exhaust Fan? How to Wire a Switch for an Inline Exhaust Fan.



Rewiring a Basement for Additional Light Fixtures


How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring: Basement Wiring Methods for Switches and light Fixtures, Code Compliance, Top Down Wiring Method.



Tripping Breaker for a Ceiling Fan and Light


I have a problem with a light circuit where I removed an old light fixture and hung a ceiling fan and wired it into the existing setup then powered the circuit and hit the wall switch to check functions and the breaker tripped.



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