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Articles about Electrical Wiring

How to add a 4Way Switch


How to Add a 4Way Switch with Other Light Switches: I need help adding a 4-way switch in my home.



Wiring a Irrigation Pump and Control


How to Wire an Irrigation Pump Motor: Determining the Pump Motor Circuit Size, Electrical Codes and Wiring a Pump Motor.



Planning Electrical Wiring Modifications


How to Make Changes in Electrical Wiring Configurations: Identifying Electrical Wiring for an Alternative Application.



Wiring a Used Electric Range Cord


How to Wire a Kitchen Range Power Cord: How do I wire a three wire range cord when I there is a four wire receptacle on the wall?



220 Volt Circuit for Equipment From Another Country


Circuit Requirements for Foreign Electrical Equipment: Here are some examples of electrical power here in the USA at industrial and some commercial buildings.



Circuit Breaker Wiring Problems


How to Identify a Possible Electrical Circuit Wiring Problem: I have power coming back on the hot black wire going to a circuit breaker with the wire removed from the breaker.



How To Troubleshoot Wall Receptacle Problems


How to Test Electrical Wiring for Outlets: I have a 120volt receptacle that does not work even though the voltage tester shows there is voltage at the receptacle.



Replacing Pushmatic Circuit Breakers


One and Two Pole Pushmatic Circuit Breakers: I need to replace Pushmatic UBIP230 Circuit Breakers.



How to Ground a Home Generator


How to Ground a Generator and the Home Electrical System: Bonding the Generator to the Grounded Electrical System of the Home.



Removing Unused Phone Jack Wiring


What To Do With Unused Telephone Wiring – If the phone wiring is disabled then sure, you can cover the the box where the phone jack was. Just make sure to make the other end of the phone cable accessible. Telephone wiring diagrams with photos and instructions will show you.



Correct Electrical Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights


Selecting the Correct Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights: Selecting the Correct Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights.



Electrical Question about the PE or Protective Earth Connection


Electrical Question about 3-Phase 220 Volt Wiring: The circuit is 220 volt, 3 phase, 60 cycles. The terminal landings are marked L1, L2, L3 and PE.



Using Electrical Appliances in Foreign Countries


Taking Domestic Electrical Equipment to a Foreign Country: The safest way to know if your electrical appliance will be safe to connect and use with a foreign electrical system.



Best Locations for Bathroom Light Switches


Where to Locate Bathroom Light Switches: Planning the layout and design for the bathroom, the location of light fixtures and switches.



How to Install a Plug Strip for Desk or Workbench Outlets


Installing an Outlet Plug Strip: Plug strips are a great solution when several outlets are required for a desk or workbench.



How Many Wires in a Receptacle Outlet Box


How to Install Wiring into an Outlet Box: Box Fill Calculation for Electrical Outlet Box. Guide for Installing electrical wires into an outlet box.



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