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Articles about Electrical Wiring

How to Rewire a Bathroom


Rewiring a Bathroom: Installing a New Circuit and a GFCI Circuit Breaker, Installing exhaust fan and light switches.



Wiring Switches for a Bathroom Fan Unit


How are Switches wired for a Bathroom Light and New Exhaust Fan Unit? Wiring Switches for a Bathroom Light and Exhaust Fan Unit, Wiring Two Devices from Separate Circuits on One Switch.



Strange Smell In Your House You Think is Electrical


I have a strange smell in my house which I think is electrical. I can only describe it as burnt sugar or maybe burnt caramel. What should I do if I have a strange smell in my house which I think is electrical?



How to Upgrade an Electrical Panel for an Older Home


Installing a New Electrical Service Panel: Upgrading a Fuse Box or Upgrading a Home Electrical Panel. One of the most important renovations or upgrades for an older home would be to replace the main electrical service panel. Depending on the size of the home the new electrical panel will be at least 125 amps.



How to Install and Wire a Bathroom Exhaust Fan with Light and Heater


Mike in Virginia asks; Electrical Wiring for Bathroom Exhaust Fan Combo Unit and Switches: Dedicated Circuit for the Exhaust Fan and Heater, Identify the Circuit Power Requirement, Wiring Method for a Combo Exhaust Fan, Cables and Neutral Wire Connections.



Installing a Electric Water Heater Circuit


How to Wire an Electric Water Heater Circuit: We are installing the wiring for an electric water heater circuit and we need to make sure we are using the right wire size.



Why You Should NEVER Up-Size an Electrical Circuit Breaker or Fuse


The Dangers of Up Sizing Electrical Circuit Breaker, Electrical Question: Can I increase the amp rating on a breaker to fix a tripping breaker problem?



My Breaker Keeps Tripping as Soon as it is Reset


My breaker keeps tripping as soon as it is reset, and my home just had new siding and door frames installed.



Circuit Breaker Wiring Problems


How to Identify a Possible Electrical Circuit Wiring Problem: I have power coming back on the hot black wire going to a circuit breaker with the wire removed from the breaker.



Wiring a Wemo Light Switch on a 3-way switch


I’m installing a Wemo 3way WiFi Switch replacing an existing 3-way switch.



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?



Cord Size for an Electric Log Splitter


What size extension cord should I use for an electric log splitter?



Installing 220Volt for a Range and Dryer in a Basement


I am installing new 220volty lines for a range and dryer running through an exposed Basement ceiling. Does the wire need to be in conduit?



How to Wire a JVR Digital Time Switch


How can I wire a JVR Digital Time Switch? Wiring a Circuit for a JVR TL34 Digital Time Switch.



Are GFCI Outlets Required in the Bedroom


I’m having a home remodel done. The electrician is telling me that it is NEC code now that GFCI outlets have to be installed in bedrooms?



How to Install and Wire a Baseboard Heater


How to Wire a Baseboard Heater: Wiring Connections for a Baseboard Heater Thermostat, Thermostat Mounted on the Wall Heater Unit, Remote Thermostats or Wall Mounted Thermostats.



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