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Articles about Electrical Wiring

How to Wire a Double Switch or Triple Switch


I want to add another switch or two at one location but I need help with the wiring. Wiring Guide for Wiring Two or Three Switches.



Electrical Wiring for a Garage Panel


Wiring a Sub Panel for a Garage: Wire Size for a 100 amp Garage Panel, Factors that need to be considered when selecting and sizing the wire size for a sub panel.



Grounding Home Electrical Circuits


When installing new electrical wire where do I connect the ground wire? How to Install Ground Wires for Home Electrical Circuits, Common Methods for Grounding Home Electrical Circuits, Ground Buss and Ground Bars, Grounding at the Panel, Grounded Circuit Cables.



Wiring a Shop for Outlets and Lights


Electrical Wiring Methods for a Shop and Light Fixtures: I’m building a shop and have questions about electrical wiring.



Safe Junction Boxes for Light Fixture Wiring


Mary in Florida asks: I started changing light fixtures in my apartment and there were no junction boxes. Isn’t that a code violation?



Grounds and Neutrals in Electrical Panel


How to Wire Grounds and Neutrals in Sub Panels – all the neutrals and ground wire and terminal bars must be separated from each other, and your sub feed should be a 4-wire cable that has a separated insulated neutral wire and a separate ground wire.



Shocking Kitchen Garbage Disposal Problem


How to Fix Your Kitchen Garbage Disposal – Fully explained dishwasher disposal wiring diagrams with pictures for wiring the outlet that serves a dishwasher and a garbage disposal.



Electrical Circuit for a Microwave


How to Wire a Microwave Oven Circuit: Microwave Cords and Plugs, The Problem with Shared Electrical Circuits



Installing a Combination Switch Outlet


How Can I install a Combo Switch and Outlet? Wiring a Combination Switch, Combo 3Way Switch Wiring, Switches and White Wires.



Wiring a Dishwasher Plug and Outlet


How to Wire a Dishwasher Outlet and Make the Wiring Connections. Wiring a Dishwasher Plug and Outlet.



Why Home Lighting May Stop Working


How to Identify Light Circuit Problems – Often the problem is found in a ceiling light fixture junction box where heat from the light fixture travels up into the electrical wiring and causes the wiring to become brittle and connections may be affected and eventually burn apart.



Neutral and Ground Wires in a Sub Panel


How to Configure the Neutral and Ground Wires in a Sub Panel – In a sub-panel the Neutral Wires must be separated from the Ground Wires and may not be terminated on the same buss, regardless if the ground wire is insulated or not.



Kitchen Island Electrical Outlet Wiring


Electrical Code Requirements for Kitchen Island Electrical Outlets



Installing a Dimmer Switch for Existing Fixtures


How do I Replace a Switch with a Dimmer Switch for my Light Fixtures? Dimmer Switch Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures.



Electrical Conduit Installation


What is the best way to install underground electrical PVC conduit? Can I use schedule 40 PVC conduit coming from underground, exposed for 4 feet outside the wall, then up the wall.



Electrical Junction Box Access


Installing Electrical Wiring and Junction Boxes – Electrical Code for How Many Wires in Junction Boxes – There is always the possibility that electrical wiring connections or splices could become faulty so the required access is necessary perform inspections an repairs as needed.



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