Articles about Electrical Wiring
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.
I went to plug my extension cord into the ground fault and it tripped and could not be reset. I stretched the cord into the living room and plugged it into a receptacle which I could smell wires burning.
I wired an outlet from a light switch but the outlet does not work, what did I do wrong? How to Wire a Switch Controlled Outlet.
Safety Guide for using Electric Pressure Washers: Safety Measures When Using an Electric Pressure Washer or a Electric Power Washer.
How to Wire Two GFI Outlets: GFCI Outlets and Circuit Breakers, Bathroom GFCI Outlet, GFCI Outlet Circuit for a Bathroom, GFCI Wiring Diagrams.
Electrical Circuit Control for a Hot Tub Heater and Pump – Install a relay that would be activated when the pump is turned on by the Intermatic Time Clock. The HydroQuip electric heater circuit would be connected through the set of contacts of the relay.
Using a Sub Meter to Track Electrical Consumption – Discover the variety of Sub Meters available to track electrical usage to produce reports about monthly electrical consumption for billing tenants, or just for personal information about what equipment or device is running in your home and how much it will cost.
How to Plan and Install a Ceiling Fan in an Older Home: I am trying to install a ceiling fan in a bathroom, the house was built in 1922. I am not positive how old the wiring is that I am finding up there but it is old.
How can I repair a broken light socket? Replacing a Socket in a Light Fixture, A Step by Step Process for Replacing a Light Socket.
Wall Outlet with Electrical Problem – I plugged a vacuum in to one of the outlets and another outlet’s common wire started burning.
Connect a ceiling fan to home wiring – Switch Box Wiring for a Ceiling Fan and Outlets, Ceiling Fan Circuit Wiring, Wiring a Ceiling Fan with a Shared Circuit.
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.
How can I replace knob and tube wiring? The Most Common Methods for Upgrading Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring, How to Upgrade Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures and Switches.
Locating and Repair Electrical Circuit Problems: Electrical tips for fixing an electrical circuit problem when lights and plugs do not work.
We have been installing 110volt receptacles in above grid locations. My question is in regards to above ceiling electrical outlets in plenum non-plenum ceilings.
How should I Wire a GFCI Circuit Breaker for my garage electric panel? Garage Electrical Wiring, How to Wire a GFCI Circuit Breaker.
How should a GFCI Outlet circuit be installed for an existing bathroom? Can I do this or do I need to re-wire all the fixtures with 12-2 wire?
Fixing a Problem with a GFCI Outlet: What would cause a problem with outlets in the kitchen that would sporadically shut down and minutes later power would resume?
Can I convert the circuit wiring in my shop to be used for different equipment? Converting Existing Circuit Wiring in a Workshop or Garage.
Wiring a Light Switch – I replaced the switch with a new switch, now the pantry light works, but the range light fan doesn’t. How to Change the Wiring of a Light Switch.