Articles about Electrical Wiring
Understanding Electrical Wiring and Electrical Circuit Requirements for a Infrared Sauna – It is a very common mistake that a circuit is installed before knowing exactly what the required circuit size should be
Electrical Wiring for a 240 Volt Panel Disconnect – I have installed several of these connection setups for 240 volt portable MRI trailers and other portable high amperage 240 volt systems.
The Process for Wiring Three Way Switches – Here is a a comprehensive,step-by-step guide designed to walk you through the identification and wiring of your 3-way switches.
How to Wire 4 Way Switches with Easy to Understand Wiring Diagrams – Fully explained 4 way switch diagrams. 4-way switches are a convenient way to operate lighting fixtures from three or more locations.
How Many Outlets can be wired to One GFCI – The limitation of the number of outlets that may be wired to or protected by one GFCI outlet will depend on the actual circuit and where it is located and what it will be used for.
Home Warranties and What They Do and Don’t Cover – I highly recommend home inspections before a prospective buyer proceeds with the purchase of a home so that the condition of the home and the important system components have been identified and addressed 0if needed before the home purchase.
Here are a few tips for longer lasting recessed can light, and other light bulbs as well – These are the types of light bulbs that are best for ceiling fan light fixtures because of the constant vibration that is produced by the fan motor.
What to Check on Foreign Made Light Fixtures to See if They are Safe – The wires are smaller because most of the foreign made light fixtures are made to operate on 220 volts. Double check your wire gauge because 18 or 20 gauge sounds very small.
Methods for Grounding Metallic Electrical Conduits – In some installations there will be bonding devices that will be required for proper bonding. So as long as these measures are in place then this should not have an effect on the performance of the GFCI outlet.
Prevent Electrical Hazards by Covering Switches and Outlets – One great safety measure is to simply replace an switch or outlet cover to avoid the exposure of electrical wiring and to keep fingers from coming into contact with energized parts.
Understanding Generator KW Output Capacity to Properly Power Your Home – It would be best to check the specifications and the KW capacity of the generator to really know for sure. The total connected load that will be placed on a generator should be known before selecting a generator.
Wiring Three Way Switches – When adding additional lighting to an existing three way switch configuration, the only place the additional lights may be wired to are at the existing light fixture or to the switch box where the existing light fixture is wired to.
Wiring a Switched Outlet – When wiring a switched outlet care must be taken to identify the individual wires in order to make the right electrical connections.
How to Wire a GFCI Outlet – Typically the bathroom GFCI is on a separate circuit and may not be providing power to your bathroom lighting.
Are You Developing a Basement to be Occupied – Then You May Want To Consider These Additional Outlet Circuits to prevent overloading an existing circuit.
Protecting Kitchen Outlets Against Ground Faults – Typically GFCI protection is provided by positioning the GFCI receptacle in the…
Installing a 30 Amp Outlet for a Motor Home – The 30 amp service for the motor home may be brought into a sub panel where a 30 amp circuit …
How to identify the ADA Bathroom requirements and definitions for an ADA Approval
How to Determine the Circuit Size for a Lighting by Calculating the Total Electrical Load…
How to Repair your Old Door Bell Chime System