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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Wiring a Bathroom Light Fixture


Installing a New Light Fixture and Making the Wire Connections: I just bought a new bathroom light fixture and installed it and it doesn’t work



What to do when the outlets on one wall do not work


Bedroom Lost Power: All of a sudden, all the outlets on one wall of an upstairs bedroom don’t work. We’ve checked the breaker box….



Wiring a 4-Way Switch


How to Wire a 4 Way Switch: How do I install and wire a 4 way light switch for my hallway light fixtures.



Wiring Bathroom Exhaust Fan Switches


How to Wire a Bathroom Exhaust Fan Switch and the Electrical Wiring Connections: I have to replace a bathroom ceiling exhaust fan with two switches for the fan and light, and a third leg continuing on to light the vanity.



How to Wire an Over the Range Microwave


Installing Electric Wiring for a Microwave above a Range: I am installing an over the range microwave where there was a hard wired fan and light.



How To Make an Electrical Splice


How to Splice Wires of an Electric Circuit: Preparations for Making an Electrical Wire Splice, Junction Boxes and Wire Splices.



Extending Circuits for a Panel Relocation


How to Move Electrical Circuit Wiring When Relocating an Electrical Panel: Installing Junction Boxes and Gutters for Electrical Wire Splicing.



240 Volt Circuits and Switches


Electrical Wiring for 240 Volt Circuits and Switches: Each individual pole of a switch or circuit breaker are rated for the stated amperage, the rating is not a combined total of the number of poles.



How Outlets Switches and Fixtures Should be Wired


How to Wire Outlets with Lights: Wiring connections that involves a Light Switch Wire and Electric Outlets.



Sizing an Electrical Circuit for a Motor Home


How to Size an Electrical Circuit for a Motor Home: Motor Home Electrical Circuit Design, Motor homes typically have a 120 volt or 220 volt cord and plug setup which is used to connect to a main AC power source.



The Danger of Installing Larger Light Bulbs Into Fixtures


The Danger of Installing Larger Light Bulbs Into Light Fixtures: How to Keep Your Light Fixtures Safe from Fire Danger.



How to Size an Electrical Panel


How to Select the Right Size Electrical Panel: Electric Circuit Requirements and Electrical Circuit Amperage, Common 120volt and 240volt wiring circuits and the circuit breakers with the different types and amperage sizes used for home wiring.



Electrical Wiring for a House Trailer


How to Install Wiring for a House Trailer: Romex Type NM Cable, Installing and Supporting Electrical Wiring, Electrical wiring for two modular sections that is spliced under the home into metal junction boxes.



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 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.



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