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Articles about Electrical Wiring

How to Wire Electrical Circuits for a Kitchen


What are the electrical codes for wiring kitchens? Wiring Electrical Circuits for a Kitchen: The Electrical Codes for Wiring Kitchens.



How to Install Home Electrical Wiring


9 Steps to Successful Home Wiring: I want to do some electrical wiring projects at my home and save some money in the process, how can I know that I will be doing everything right?



Installing Electrical Wiring for a Shed


How do I add new electrical wiring to my shed? Circuit Wiring and GFCI Protection for a Shed.



Lightning Strikes and Electrical System Protection


I have had lightning strikes that have blown out sections of the PVC conduit, What can I can do to prevent lightning damage.



Attic Wiring, Junction Boxes and Electrical Safety


How to Store Unused Electrical Wires: Is it safe to leave live wires capped in switch box covered by flat plate?



Half Hot Switched Outlets Explained


How to Wire Half Hot Switched Outlets: The brass tab is a link between the top and bottom receptacles that allow them to be isolated from one another for applications such as a wall outlet that has one receptacle controlled by the wall switch while the other receptacle is hot all the time.



Why Air Conditioners Trip Circuit Breakers


Air Conditioner Units and Tripping Circuit Breakers: The circuit that an air conditioner is connected to may be shared with other outlets so the circuit is becoming overloaded, here is how to solve this problem.



The Height for Installing Outlets and Switches


How to Install Light Switches and Outlets: How High Should Outlets and Switches Be From the Floor, Remodeling and Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring.



How to Wire Ceiling Fans and Switches


Can I connect the electric wires together at the ceiling box rather than run two hot wires off the wall switch? Wiring Diagrams and Wire Connections for Ceiling Fans, Connecting the black wire, red wire, blue wire and the white wires.



Adding Recessed Lights to a Bedroom Outlet Circuit


Is it acceptable to use the circuit supplying the bedroom receptacles for new recessed Lighting fixtures in the same room?



Junction Box Splice for a 220 Volt Electric Range Cable


How do I Splice a 220 Volt Cable in an Electrical Junction Box? Splice Electrical Wires, What to do with the Ground Wire.



Home Generators and Back Feeding Electrical Power


How to Connect a Generator to a Home – There are illegal methods of connecting a generator to a home to provide temporary power that can be very dangerous, the proper way to connect generator power to the home electrical system is by providing a separation between the utility company power supply and the generator.



Wiring an Electrical Service Panel


Careful Planning for Electrical Service Changes: All circuit wire conductor types and sizes must be properly protected by an over current device or circuit breaker.



Troubleshooting a Hot Tub Problem


Wiring a Hot Tub Cord: I need help with an electrical problem and error message for my new hot tub.



Electrical Considerations When Installing Landscape Lighting


Installing Landscape Lighting: I would like to add landscape lighting to up light some trees behind a water feature by our pool.



Why Electrical Power is Lost to Half the Circuits


Electrical Panel and Circuit Problems: Part of my house power is out. I checked outlets and no power was found. Typical Causes of Electric Circuit Problems.



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