Articles about 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.
Troubleshooting a Surge Protector and Electrical Crackling Noise: How can I locate the source of an electrical crackle noise?
Do energy efficient fan heaters need a special circuit? Electrical power requirements for energy efficient heaters.
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.
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 are lights wired for three way switches? Electric Wire Configuration for 3-Way Switches.
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.
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.
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.
All bathroom plugs do not work. Light’s working and only Two GFI plugs in or out of the house and they both work.
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 Locate and Repair Faulty Electrical Wiring for Lighting: Secrets of Successful Electrical Troubleshooting Methods used to solve the majority of the home electrical problems.
How to Locate a Power Source for a New Light Switch: Why an Existing Light Switch Might Not Work as a Power Source.
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.
Workshop Electrical Wiring Project: Planning the Electrical Panel for a Workshop, Workshop Electrical Circuit Wiring.
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.