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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Tripping Breaker for a Ceiling Fan and Light


I have a problem with a light circuit where I removed an old light fixture and hung a ceiling fan and wired it into the existing setup then powered the circuit and hit the wall switch to check functions and the breaker tripped.



How to Wire a Smart Thermostat


My current wiring only has 4 wires but I understand I can use the fan wire and make it a common wire. How to Wire a Smart Thermostat, Change the Wiring for a Smart Thermostat.



How Can I Find the Amps of my Electrical Panel


Is there a way by looking at the electrical meter to tell how many amps my electrical panel has?



Energy Savings Controls for Outdoor Lighting


How can a photocell be used to control outside lights? Control Different Types of Outdoor Security Lighting so they Come On Automatically and Save Money on Your Electric Bill.



Are GFCI Outlets Required in the Bedroom


I’m having a home remodel done. The electrician is telling me that it is NEC code now that GFCI outlets have to be installed in bedrooms?



How to Fix an Outlet that has a Yellow Light and is Not Working


We have an outlet that has a yellow light and the outlet is not working.



Adding Smoke Detectors to Our New Addition


How can I wire in more smoke detectors to the existing smoke detectors.



50 Amp GFCI Trips When the Outlet is Installed


Why a new 50 amp GFCI breaker trips when the outlet Is installed in the box.



Adding a New Circuit to the Main Panel for a Garage Panel


I have the electrical main coming into an exterior panel, and being back-fed into a 125 AMP breaker. This then flows through the panel itself and into a sub-panel just inside the building.



How to Wire a Light Fixture Circuit


I wired some new lights and they do not work right, what did I do wrong? Simple Mistakes Made When Wiring a Light Circuit and How to Avoid and Correct Them.



How to Wire a Switch for a Light Fixture


In an existing ceiling box there is power coming in for a light and power going out to another room. Wiring a Switch From an Existing Ceiling Box.



Replacing an Older Light Fixture


I am at my daughter’s home and she has asked me to replace the light fixture above her kitchen sink: How to Update Older Light Fixture Wiring.



Splicing Electrical Wires Safely


How to Splice Electrical Wires: Electrical Wire Types and Approved Splicing Practices, Electrical Wire Size, Solid and Stranded Wire, Tin Coated Copper Wire



Installing a Range Outlet in a Remodeled Kitchen


When Remodeling a Kitchen and Installing a Range Outlet, Where Can I Mount a Range Outlet When Space is Limited.



Control Switch Wiring for a In-Line Exhaust Fan


How is a switch wired for an Bathroom Exhaust Fan? How to Wire a Switch for an Inline Exhaust Fan.



Locating and Installing Pot Lights


Guidelines for Installing Pot Lights: Locating and positioning recessed pot lights will depend on a few factors as described here, you should begin with the end in mind, That is what “look and feel” would you like? Once this decision is made then you can take these other factors into consideration.



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