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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Can A Dryer Be Connected to a Generator?


Generator Power for an Electric Dryer: 3-Wire and 4-Wire Connections for a Dryer to a Generator.



Wiring Connections for a Light Fixture


I am trying to replace a light fixture, how should I connect the wires? How to Make the Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures and Identifying the Colors of the Wires and Where to Connect the Wires.



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?



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.



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.



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.



Install Wiring for an Outside Light


We are going to install an outside light with conduit. Can We use MC cable (BX cable )inside the conduit?



What Size Conduit For Electrical Wires


What Size Conduit should I Use for my Electrical Job? How to Select the Correct Conduit Size for Electrical Wires.



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