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Articles about Electrical Wiring

How To Wire A Photocell To Control A Light Fixture


How do I to wire a photocell to a light fixture? A photocell can be used to control outdoor lights when installing into the electrical wiring as described here.



How to Wire Outlets and Lights for a Room


Can lights and wall outlets be on the same circuit? Planning the Electrical Wiring When Adding a Room, Electrical Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Outlets.



Help to Identify Outlet Power Failures


After a power outage some of the power outlets in my home quit working, what should I check? How to Identify Home Power Outage and Electrical Circuit Failures.



Does a GFCI Outlet Need to be Grounded?


Does a GFCI Outlet need to be grounded?



How to Rewire a Problem GFCI Outlet Circuit


Denny in Texas asks: How Can I Rewire an Outlet Circuit where Multiple Outlets will be Protected by more than one GFCI? GFCI Protection for One or More Outlets, GFCI Wiring Diagrams.



Home Electric Panel Upgrade Wire Size


Can the existing electrical service wire be used for a larger panel? Planning for a Home Electrical Service Panel Upgrade.



Can a 125Amp Circuit Breaker be used for 250Amps?


If a 2pole circuit breaker is rated for 125 amps can it be used for 250 amps? The Amperage Rating of a 2Pole 125Amp Circuit Breaker.



How to Upgrade Home Electrical Wiring


How should I upgrade the electrical wiring and replace the fuses with circuit breakers? How to Upgrade Old Electrical Wiring and Fuses.



How to Install New Wiring


I would like to add an overhead light to the master bedroom, I’m just not sure how to wire the switch that controls outlets controlled by the switch: Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Switch.



How to Add a Smoke Detector


How should I wire a new smoke detector to the existing smoke detectors? Wiring for a New Smoke Detector.



Installing an Electric Panel with a Permit


Should there be a permit be done before installing the new electric panel?



Wiring a 3-Wire Dryer Outlet Video


Help with Electrical Wiring for a 30 amp 3-wire Dryer Outlet: Make sure that the white wire is wrapped with black or red electrical tape at both ends of the cable to identify it as being a hot wire and not a neutral wire.



Wiring a GFCI Outlet with No Ground Wire Video


How is a GFCI outlet wired for a 2-wire circuit that does not have a ground wire? Wiring a GFCI Outlet on a 2-Wire Circuit.



Home Remodeling and Electrical Wiring Videos


How is the electric wiring changed when adding a new outlet? How to Relocate Electrical Wiring, Identifying and Connecting Electrical Wires.



How to Wire a Range Cord Video


How is a Built In Electric Range and Oven Wired? Wiring a Range with an Oven, 3Wire and 4Wire Options.



Circuit Breaker for a Kitchen Cooktop


How do I connect the wiring for a cooktop or stovetop? Wiring a New Cooktop to Replace the Old Cooktop.



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