Articles about Electrical Wiring
How Many Wires in a Receptacle Outlet Box
How to Install Wiring into an Outlet Box: Box Fill Calculation for Electrical Outlet Box. Guide for Installing electrical wires into an outlet box.
How to Test Electrical Circuits for a Home Generator
Home Generator Circuits Explained – Electrical load testing for home generator circuits can produce some puzzling results, especially when measuring incandescent lighting loads and other 120 volt circuit loads.
Generator Automatic Transfer Switch is Crackling Sizzling and Arcing
Why does my automatic transfer switch makes a Loud ‘pop’ and there was also a visible flash?
How to Fix an Outlet that has a Yellow Light and is Not Working
We have an outlet that has a yellow light and the outlet is not working.
Splicing Electrical Wires Safely
How to Splice Electrical Wires: Electrical Wire Types and Approved Splicing Practices, Electrical Wire Size, Solid and Stranded Wire, Tin Coated Copper Wire
Bathroom Heater Electrical Wiring
How to Wire an In Wall Electric Heater – Typical Electrical Circuit Requirements for an In Wall Electric Heater, A dedicated circuit, typically 20 amps, 240 volts, verify the amperage with the size of the specific heater and the installation manual.
How to Identify Flat Cord Wires
Where do the wires connect with a flat electric cord? Guide to Electrical Cord Wiring Connections, Wiring Flat Cords for Light Fixtures, a Dishwasher, and Disposal.
How to Replace a Dimmer Switch With a Single Switch
I want to replace a dimmer switch with a single throw switch. The dimmer switch has a black and white wire and a ground wire.
Wiring for a Ceiling Fan Dimmer and Control Switch
How is a Dimmer and Fan Control Switch wired for my Ceiling Fan?
Causes of Electrical Power Problems
I lost power to part of my house, what could be the problem? Common Causes of Lost Power or No Circuit Power, How to Troubleshoot the Cause of Home Electrical Circuit Problems.
Why Dryers Will Not Dry Clothes or Produce Heat
Why is my clothes dryer is turning but not heating and not drying the clothes? How to Find Out Why Dryers Will Not Dry Clothes or Produce Heat.
Understanding Home Generator Panels
How to Plan for a Generator and Transfer Switch Installation: Panels and Generator Circuit Power
Can Landlords Charge Tenants or Renters for Electricity?
How a Landlord Can Be Compliant When Charging For Electricity and How to Monitor the Usage of Electrical Consumption.
Splicing 220 Volt Wiring
How to Splice 220 Volt Electrical Wiring: Considerations when splicing 220 volt cable wiring in order to make the splice safe, accessible and makes sure the circuit maintains integrity.
Is Your Electric Service Panel Big Enough
Is my electric panel big enough for all my appliances? Estimating the Required Electrical Service, Home Electrical Panel Sizes, Circuit Breaker Spaces in Electric Panels.
Where and How to Install a Green Ground Screw in a Panel
How to Bond the Ground Using the Green Grounding Screw of a Sub Panel: Grounding a Main Panel vs Grounding a Sub-Panel, Bonding the Ground System at the Main Electric Service Panel, When Two Terminal Strips are Connected Together, The Difference between Ground Terminals and Neutral Terminals