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Articles about Electrical Wiring

The Right Wire and Breaker for an Electric Water Heater


What is the right circuit breaker and cable for an electric water heater? This electrical wiring project is about the Electrical Wiring for a Water Heater in a Home.



How to Replace an Outlet with a GFCI


I’m trying to replace a kitchen outlet for a GFCI one. How do i hook up the new GFCI outlet?



Do I Have to Run New Wire for my Dryer?


I am buying a new GE dryer for a 30 yr old home that has the typical 10-3 wiring. The manufacturer says it needs to be a 4-wire outlet.



How to Troubleshoot a Dryer Circuit and Outlet Problem


How to Fix Your Electric Dryer Problems: Here are The Most Common Problems with Electric Clothes Dryers and How to Fix Them.



How to Convert Existing Electric Circuit Wiring


Can I convert the circuit wiring in my shop to be used for different equipment? Converting Existing Circuit Wiring in a Workshop or Garage.



How to Convert a Circuit to be Used for a Sub-Panel


Can I use a 220 volt cable to power a sub-panel? How to Convert a 220 Volt Circuit Cable for a Sub-Panel.



What Size Main Disconnect Breaker in a Sub Panel


Can I use a 100amp main breaker in a 50amp sub panel? Options for a Main Disconnect Breaker in a Sub Panel.



Is it Safe to Replace Circuit Breakers in a Breaker Box?


I have a 200 amp breaker box, I want to replace two circuit breakers, is this OK? The total load on the breaker box is not the total of all of the breaker ratings added up.



Wiring Methods for Adding Kitchen Circuits


How should I wire kitchen electric circuits? How to Install Electrical Circuits in a Kitchen for Dish Washer and Garbage Disposal Outlet, Microwave Oven and more.



How To Install Home Electrical Wiring


Helpful Tips For Installing Home Electrical Wiring



Install Under Cabinet Kitchen Outlets


Can I install receptacles in a plug strip under the upper cabinets in a kitchen? This electrical wiring project is about Installing New Outlets in a Kitchen.



Testing and Repairing Outlet Wiring


How to Test and Repair Outlet Wiring: Having a Circuit Analyzer style plug in tester that will check the power and polarity of your home receptacle outlets is invaluable.



Electrical Wiring for Basement Lights


How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring: Basement Lighting Plan, Wiring Basement Lights, Changing the Basement Lighting Layout, Basement Wiring for Recessed Lighting.



How to Convert a 3 Phase Motor to Single Phase


3 Phase Motor Conversion Options: Single Phase Rotary Phase Converter, Electric Motors and VFD Variable Frequency Drives.



How to Install Exterior Lighting Fixtures


How to Install Outdoor Light Fixtures: Light fixture box and new light fixture wiring. I want to replace an old outdoor light fixture with a new one. Does an exterior light fixture need to have a support box?



Electrical Wiring for Switched Wall Sockets


How to Wire a Wall Switched Outlets: Basic Wiring Configuration for Half Hot Outlets, Wiring Outlets to be Controlled by a Switch and Wiring Outlets to Not be Controlled by a Switch.



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