Articles about Electrical Wiring
Rewiring Installing a Ceiling Fan
Electrical Wiring Connections for a Ceiling Fan Light Fixture – Most ceiling fans have a separate blue wire which is for the ceiling fan light which in your case should be connected to the black wire at the ceiling.
How to Avoid Electric Shock from a Pressure Washer
Safety Guide for using Electric Pressure Washers: Safety Measures When Using an Electric Pressure Washer or a Electric Power Washer.
Diagrams for Wiring Switched Outlets
How To Make the Wire Connections for Switched Outlets – Switched outlets are popular in the home and involve a wall switch and half of a outlet receptacle. This switched outlet wiring diagram shows two scenarios of wiring for a typical half hot outlet that can be used to control a table or floor lamp.
How To Wire Half Hot Receptacles
Vince in New York asks: I have a receptacle where 3 pairs of 14-2 lines enter the outlet box, how should this be wired?
How To Wire Switches for a Chandelier Light Fixture
Wiring Connections When Hanging a Chandelier Light Fixture: With most home lighting fixtures the wiring colors are black, white and a bare or green ground wire for the light fixture and the wiring from the electrical junction box, however there may be a few wire color combinations to be aware of.
How To Wire Light Fixture Cord Wires
How can I determine how to connect the wires of a light fixture cord? How to Identify and Connect Light Fixture Cord Wires.
Grounding an Electrical Panel
How to Ground a Electric Circuit Breaker Panel: Grounding Requirements for Electric Panels, National Electrical Code, NEC Article 250, Grounding a Main Panel, Grounding a Sub-Panel, Electrical Grounding Methods.
Upgrading RV Electrical Panel
How to Upgrade an RV Electrical Panel: I have an RV with a 30 amp service and I would like to upgrade the electrical box.
Installing a Washer Dryer Unit with an Existing Dryer Plug
Will my 240volt 3 prong outlet work with a new dryer with a 250volt with a 4 prong cord? How to Connect 3 Prong and 4 Prong Plugs for a Washer Dryer Combo.
Electrical Code for Wire Type and Size
How to Know What Wire Size and Type to use for Home Electrical Wiring – Continuing the circuit with the same wire size and type is essential to maintain the integrity of the circuit.
What is the Correct Electrical Wire Size for Your Project?
What type of wire should I use for Electrical Wiring? How to Select the Right Wire and Cable.
Installing Garage Electrical Wiring
I’ve been told that wiring in a private garage is required to be either enclosed in metallic sheathing or…
Humidity and Electrical Switches and Wire Splices
How do I solve a humidity problem that effects some of the electrical devices? Whenever summer arrives, I encounter problems with both the kitchen light and my dishwasher.
Why Lights Dim When the Central AC Unit Starts
Why do my lights dim when my central AC Unit comes on? Evaluating an Older Home Electrical System.
How to Hook up a Tanning Bed Outlet
How to Wire a Tanning Bed Outlet
Installing a Panel for a Hot Tub
Installing a Panel for a Hot Tub: I want to add a panel for a hot tub, some outlets and lights. Should I run a 100A service panel so I can supply power for all these circuits?