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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Bathroom Fan Not Working


What to Check When a Bathroom Fan is Not Working: Checklist to help discover the problem and solution to help get an exhaust fan working again.



Outdoor Ceiling Fan and GFCI Protection


How to Wire and Install an Outdoor Ceiling Fan: When installing an outdoor ceiling fan, does the fan have to be connected to an GFI circuit?



How to Wire Switches and Outlets from a Power Source


How to Connect Electrical Wiring for Switches and Outlets: The Most Common Method for Wiring Switches and Outlets from the Power Source.



How to Make 120 Volts from 220 Volts


Converting a 220Volt Circuit to 120Volt: A Safe Method for Creating 120Volt from 220Volt, Splitting a 220Volt Circuit to 120Volt.



Does Electricity Travel Through the Air?


Electricity Leaking into the Air. Electricity will not leak from one wire or conductor to another without the help of something that will provide a low resistance, which will enable the connection.



Garbage Disposal Electrical Wiring Diagram


How to Wire a Switch and Outlet for a Garbage Disposal: Disposal wiring diagrams with pictures for wiring the outlet.



Signs Of Electrical Troubles You Should Watch For


What To Do When These Home Electrical Conditions Occur – Abnormal conditions with home electrical wiring are an indication of possible problems that could lead to a hazardous situation for the home and it’s occupants.



Ceiling Fan Wiring From a Wall Outlet


How a Wall Outlet and Switch Can Be used to Power a Ceiling Fan. Wiring From a Wall Outlet and Switch for a Ceiling Fan may be made with a simple wiring modification at the outlet which will change this but you it must be modified only if the new function will work for you.



Replacing a Three Position Light Fixture Switch


Replacing a Rotary Switch for a Three Level Light Fixture – The light fixture that you are describing uses what is called a Rotary – Three Way switch. This type of rotary three way switch is used in a variety of light fixtures that have three levels of lighting.



Wiring Ceiling Fan Speed and Dimmer Switches


How to Wire a Speed Control for the Ceiling Fan Speed and Dimmer Switch for the Ceiling Fan Light – If you locate this switch then both ceiling fans can be wired from one switch.



Cut Electrical Cable Causes the Home to Lose Power


How to Restore Power to a Home after an Electrical Cable has Been Cut or Damaged.



RV Electrical Wiring Repairs


Electrical Repairs for RV Electrical Wiring: We no longer have electricity to any lights in our slide out.



The Basics of a Home Solar Power Design


How to Design a Solar Power System: A solar power system is carefully designed for the electrical demand that will be placed on the system which involves identifying the total number of watts that will be connected to the solar panel system, and the duration or length of time that these devices or the load will be required to run.



How to Fix Car Wiring Problems


Wire Colors for Cars and What They Mean: Troubleshooting Car Electrical Wiring Problems – Car Owners Manual – Rewiring a car requires tracing wires or the help of a wiring schematic to make sure the connections are correct and fuses do not blow.



Unplugged a Lamp and the Electricity Goes Out – Lets Check This Out


Indications that Outlet and Home Electrical Wiring Should be Checked: I suspect a problem with the outlet or the wiring of the outlet circuit. The outlet circuit should be identified and turned OFF. The outlet should be removed and visually checked for damage or deterioration.



Wiring a Switch to Battery Power Sources


How to Wire a Switch to Battery Power Sources: You will need to select and size the switches and relay according to the voltage and amperage, or in this case mili-amps or watts of the circuit load.



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