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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Is Your Electrical Wiring the Right Type


How to Know if Your Electrical Wires and Cables are Correct: Identifying Wire for Electrical Circuits: Homes are wired according to national electrical codes which have various electrical circuit requirements depending on the circuit application and area of the home.



Installing Tamper Resistant Receptacle Outlets


How to Wire a Garage Light Fixture and Switch: As a good practice it wold be best to install tamper resistant receptacle outlets where ever they may be i the presence of infants. Check with your local building department and inquire about the local ruling.



Generator Receptacle Configurations


Wiring a Generator Receptacle: Generator Hookup and Receptacle Configurations, Wiring a Neutral Wire for a Generator.



Where Can I Find 14Gauge Glass Wrapped Wiring?


Ken in Tallahassee Florida is looking for 14gauge glass wrapped wiring. Can you help him?



Kitchen Electrical Circuit Wiring


Do I have enough electrical circuits in my kitchen? Circuit Requirements for a Kitchen, Adding Kitchen Electrical Circuit Wiring, Typical 120 Volt Circuits for a Kitchen.



GFCI Receptacle for Hydro Massage Jetted Tub


Does a hydro massage tub require GFCI protection with reset and test buttons? How to Make Sure You Have GFCI Electrical Circuit Protection for a Jacuzzi Tub.



Where to Install a Ground Rod


Can I install a cooper grounding rod inside a basement instead of outside of the house by the electrical panel? How to Install a Ground Rod for an Electrical Service.



Replacing an HVAC Ignition Control


Do I need to replace the transformer with a 30VA?



Fluorescent Light Fixtures with Hot Socket Wires


Why do fluorescent light socket wires getting hot? Why Fluorescent Light Fixtures may have Hot Socket Wires.



Wiring Under Cabinet Lights


What type of wire should I use for under cabinet lights? Electrical Wire for Under Cabinet Lights



Electrical Wiring For A Dishwasher


Installing Electrical Wiring for a Dishwasher: Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher Wiring, The Process for Wiring a Dishwasher.



Installing Pendant Mounted Fluorescent Light Fixtures


Installing Fluorescent Light Fixtures: How Electrical Codes May Affect Fluorescent Lighting Installations.



Why an Air Conditioner May Cause a Hot Plug


Why does my air conditioner cord and plug get hot? How to Prevent a Hot Cord and Plug for an Air Conditioner.



Testing Electric Light Switches


Can a Light Switch Leak Voltage? Light Switch Circuit, Voltage Tester Readings and Explanations.



Minimum Height for Electric Service Meter


What is the minimum height for mounting an electric service? Mounting the Electric Service Meter.



Should You Tap 220 Electrical Wiring for a 120 Volt Circuit?


Splicing a 220-240 Volt Multi-Wire Branch Circuit for 110-120 Volts: Considerations when trying to provide a source for 110 volt or 120 volt power, Understanding 220, 230 and 240 volt Electrical Circuits.



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