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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Cable Strapping and Wiring Methods


How to Strap Electrical Wire and Cable: As the cable passes through holes in the framing it does not need to be supported, only as the cable runs parallel with the framing will the strapping be required.



Wiring a Kitchen Hood Exhaust Fan


Installing Electrical Circuit Wiring For a Kitchen Exhaust Fan



Installing MC Cable for Home Wiring


How to Install MC Cable for Electrical Circuit Wiring: MC cable is required to be installed in some locations for home electrical wiring and is often used when wiring outlets and lighting circuits. The installation of MC Cable must be according to applicable codes including the following guidelines.



Electrical Connections When Replacing an Old Hot Tub


How to Wire a New Hot Tub with the Old Hot Tub Wires: I am replacing an old 4-wire hot tub with a new 3-wire hot tub.



Replace Bad Rocker Style Light Switches


How to Replace Rocker Style Light Switches



Adding a Remote Control Module to a Ceiling Fan


How to Wire a Remote Control for a Ceiling Fan – A remote control module may be installed for a ceiling fan that has three way switches. Easy wiring diagrams and installation guide.



Installing UF Electrical Cable


Can UF Cable electrical wire be installed into an electrical conduit? How to Install UF Underground Feeder Cable for Electrical Wiring.



How do I install a wire from my electrical panel for light switches?


Install Electrical Wiring for Light Switches – Resources with Fully Explained Light Switch Wiring Diagrams and Pictures assist your Home Electrical Projects



Recessed Spot Lights That Cause a Drafty Room


How to Install Recessed lighting – This air tight design prevents air passing from the room into the attic space where the light fixture is installed. If existing fixtures are not the air tight type then an approved enclosure may be built around the fixture to prevent this occurrence.



Wiring a Wall Switch to a Light


How to Add Electrical Wiring for a Wall Switch for a Light Fixture



Light Switch Grounding and Position


How to Locate the Ground Screw and Positioning The Switch – The ground wire must be attached to the ground screw on the light switch. The ground screw location may be different with different brand switches.



How to Install Wiring for a Ceiling Light Fixture


Electrical Wiring Diagrams for Installing a Ceiling light in a Living Room. A ceiling box should be installed and the converted cable from the wall receptacle can be installed up to the new ceiling light fixture.



Switching a Bathroom Fan and Light Separately


How to Wire Your Bathroom so the Lights and Fan are on Separate Switches – The key factor is to understand where the power source enters the circuit – The power source will either enter at the switch box or up at the light fixture or the exhaust fan.



Identifying the Cause of Improper Voltage Readings


How to Identify the Cause of Wrong Voltage Readings: I installed a new breaker panel in an old house that had fuses. I rewired whole house, everything works great, replaced 10-2 wire to the barn with 3 – 1 AWG wires.



How To Install Three Way Dimmer Switches


Installing a Dimmer Switch: How to Install and Wire Dimmer Switches for Your Light Fixtures.



Methods for Wiring Under Cabinet Lighting


What type of wire should I use when installing direct wired LED Under cabinet lights? The Basics of Wiring Under Cabinet Light Fixtures: Question.



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