Articles about Electrical Wiring
Splicing an Underground Electrical Cable
How are underground electrical power cables spliced? How to install resin filled cable joint kits for splicing underground wire.
Installing a Bathroom Heater Exhaust Fan
How can a bathroom exhaust fan be installed and sealed? Installing a Bathroom Heater Exhaust Fan, Tips for Installing a Bathroom Heated Exhaust Fan Unit.
Garage Electrical Wiring Upgrades
How to Upgrade Garage Electrical Wiring for Outlets and Switches: Electrical Question: When we replaced a 2 pole switch in the garage from very old wiring, the white wires are now hot. Also the outlet boxes and lights register that they have power in them but they do not work.
Why Older Homes Have Dimming Lights
Why do the Lights Go Dim in the House? House Lights Dim When Power Is Used, The Power Requirements of the Home.
How to Electrical for an Air Conditioner
Why Most Air Conditioning Units Should Not Be Plugged Into a Shared Circuit
Why a Ceiling Fan Trips the Circuit Breaker
Why is my new ceiling fan tripping the circuit breaker? Common Ceiling Fan Wiring Problems and How to Fix Them.
Wiring For A Light Switch and Outlet
Wiring a Switch for a Light and Outlet: Plan your wiring accordingly so you can make all these connections. Two examples have to do with ceiling fans, but the same applies to any regular light fixture.
What Type Of Wire is Allowed for Home Electrical Projects
Am I allowed to install the Romex Brand Type-NM Electrical Wire in my home? How to Know Which Electrical Cable You Should Use.
Electric Stove Circuit Installation
Electrical Panel Requirements for a New Stove Circuit – The complexity of installing the stove circuit will depend on the structure of the house and how accessible it will be to install the electrical cable.
Installing a Occupancy Sensor Switch for a Bath Exhaust Fan
How is a Occupancy Sensor wired to control a bathroom exhaust fan? Wiring a Motion Occupancy Switch: Wiring Diagram for a Motion Detector Occupancy Switch.
How to Set Up a Generator Transfer Switch
How is a Backup Generator and a Automatic Transfer Switch Installed? Installing a Generator Transfer Switch for an Electrical Service Panel
How to Install an Underground Electric Service
I want to run an underground electric service from a breaker box, how should I install the cable for an underground electric service? How to Install an Underground Electrical Service.
Electrical Wire Size for a 240 Volt Dryer
Can you use 12 gauge wire for a new electric dryer? Circuit Wire Size for an Electric Clothes Dryer: 220 Volt Dryer, 3-wire or 4-wire receptacle outlet.
Grounding Electrical Outlets in a Garage
How should I ground an outlet to a box? How to Ground Electrical Outlets: Grounding the box and the outlet using a method that works with your wiring and box space.
How to Replace a Light Socket for a Light Fixture
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.
Wiring for GFCI Outlets
How can I wire a GFCI Outlet with no ground wire? Installing a GFCI Receptacle Where a Ground is Not Available.