Articles about Electrical Wiring
What type of wire should I use to install a mini split system?
Do I need to run a ground wire for a 200 amp sub panel that is 200 feet away from the main panel? Grounding a Remote Sub Panel at a Detached Building.
Guidelines to Provide Power for a Stack Washer and Dryer: Many stack washer dryer units are actually two separate units, each having its own specific electrical circuit requirement depending on the exact models that are purchased.
How should I install electrical wiring inside the walls of my home? Installing Electrical Wiring around Obstacles inside the walls and ceilings.
How to Install and Connect Long Distance Electrical Wiring: Ohms Law and Voltage Drop Calculations, Increased Wire Sizes and Connections to Electrical Devices, Sizing the Circuit Breaker.
How do I to wire a photocell to a light fixture? A photocell can be used to control outdoor lights when installing into the electrical wiring as described here.
Can lights and wall outlets be on the same circuit? Planning the Electrical Wiring When Adding a Room, Electrical Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Outlets.
After a power outage some of the power outlets in my home quit working, what should I check? How to Identify Home Power Outage and Electrical Circuit Failures.
Does a GFCI Outlet need to be grounded?
Denny in Texas asks: How Can I Rewire an Outlet Circuit where Multiple Outlets will be Protected by more than one GFCI? GFCI Protection for One or More Outlets, GFCI Wiring Diagrams.
Can the existing electrical service wire be used for a larger panel? Planning for a Home Electrical Service Panel Upgrade.
If a 2pole circuit breaker is rated for 125 amps can it be used for 250 amps? The Amperage Rating of a 2Pole 125Amp Circuit Breaker.
How should I upgrade the electrical wiring and replace the fuses with circuit breakers? How to Upgrade Old Electrical Wiring and Fuses.
I would like to add an overhead light to the master bedroom, I’m just not sure how to wire the switch that controls outlets controlled by the switch: Wiring for a Bedroom Light and Switch.
How should I wire a new smoke detector to the existing smoke detectors? Wiring for a New Smoke Detector.
Should there be a permit be done before installing the new electric panel?