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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Moving an Oven and the Electrical Wiring


I am moving my oven in to an Island. What is required for 240 and 120 lines under the floor to the island.



Electrical Crackling Noise from Surge Protector


Troubleshooting a Surge Protector and Electrical Crackling Noise: How can I locate the source of an electrical crackle noise?



Electrical Wiring for Energy Efficient Heaters


Do energy efficient fan heaters need a special circuit? Electrical power requirements for energy efficient heaters.



How to Update Basement Electrical Wiring


Brent in Michigan asks; I am Updating a Basement Electric Panel and Circuit Wiring: How to update the wiring in a home where the main panel is in the basement with a couple of fuse boxes and replacing this with a circuit breaker box.



Adding Electric Wiring to a Garage


Electrical Question: I need a 50amp, 30amp, and 20amp circuit in my garage. Do I need more than one conduit for the electrical wires?



How to Correct 3-Way Switch Wiring


How are lights wired for three way switches? Electric Wire Configuration for 3-Way Switches.



How to Identify the Cause of Lost Power


Why have I lost power to my lights and outlets? How to Identify the Cause of Lost Electrical Power, Common Problems that Cause a Tripped Circuit Breaker or Lost Power.



Wiring Ceiling Fan Pull Chain Switches


The Pull Chain Switch on my Ceiling Fan Does Not Work, How Can I Fix It? Installing a Pull Chain Switch, Troubleshooting a Problem with a Pull Chain Switch.



How to Remove a Light Fixture and add a Ceiling Fan


Electrical Wiring for a Ceiling Fan: You may want to consider installing a remote control unit, which would prevent having to add any additional wiring, but still provide separate control capabilities.



Problem with Outlets in a Bathroom


All bathroom plugs do not work. Light’s working and only Two GFI plugs in or out of the house and they both work.



How to Wire an Outlet for a Air Compressor


Wiring an Air Compressor: How do I wire a new outlet and light fixture where both are controlled by a single pole switch which is at the end of the line.



How to Repair a Light Switch Circuit


How to Locate and Repair Faulty Electrical Wiring for Lighting: Secrets of Successful Electrical Troubleshooting Methods used to solve the majority of the home electrical problems.



Locating Power for New Switch Wiring


How to Locate a Power Source for a New Light Switch: Why an Existing Light Switch Might Not Work as a Power Source.



How to Ground a Panel for a Detached Shop


Installing a Panel and Ground System for a Shop: Factors that Determine the Type of Bonded Grounding System, Detailed Questions and Answers about Installing a Shop Panel and Bonded Ground System.



Electrical Wiring for a Workshop Panel


Workshop Electrical Wiring Project: Planning the Electrical Panel for a Workshop, Workshop Electrical Circuit Wiring.



Electrical Wiring for Generator Connections


Why you should never connect a generator in such a way as to back-feed your electrical system. This is extremely dangerous not only to your home but also the electrical utility crews who may be working on downed electrical wires.



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