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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Wiring Ceiling Fan Speed and Dimmer Switches


How to Wire a Speed Control for the Ceiling Fan Speed and Dimmer Switch for the Ceiling Fan Light – If you locate this switch then both ceiling fans can be wired from one switch.



Replacing Pushmatic Circuit Breakers


One and Two Pole Pushmatic Circuit Breakers: I need to replace Pushmatic UBIP230 Circuit Breakers.



Causes of Lost Power to Part of a Circuit


Basic Electrical Circuits and the Causes of Lost Power – Electrical wires can produce a certain amount of heat when there is a load on the circuit. If there is an electrical splice that is beginning to fail, it will produce more heat due to small amounts of arcing that takes place.



Electrical Wiring Methods in a Modular Home


I have a new home and I have several electrical questions about electric wiring codes which these issues may violate: Electrical Wiring Methods and Procedures Reviewed.



Laundry Room and Dryer Electrical Wiring


Wiring a Laundry Room – See if your panel will provide the right power for your clothes dryer circuit. Electric dryer installation with a typical 220 Volt electric power cord.



Installing Recessed Lighting


How to Install Recessed Light Fixtures in a Bathroom Location: Which recessed light fixtures should I buy for a bathroom?



Wiring a 4-Way Switch


How to Wire a 4 Way Switch: How do I install and wire a 4 way light switch for my hallway light fixtures.



How to Convert a Light Switch to an Outlet


Can You Make a Light Switch into a Outlet? How to Wire a Light Switch to Become an Outlet.



How To Wire An Outlet From A Switch


Wiring Electrical Outlet for the Home, Home electrical which wiring includes 110 volt outlets and receptacles which are common place in every home. See how wiring electrical outlets for the home are done.



Is Your Electrical Wiring the Right Type


How to Know if Your Electrical Wires and Cables are Correct: Identifying Wire for Electrical Circuits: Homes are wired according to national electrical codes which have various electrical circuit requirements depending on the circuit application and area of the home.



Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures


Is the electrical wiring safe for the light fixture I want to install? The Current Rating of Electrical Wires for Light Fixtures, Installing a Light Fixture, Wiring a Light Fixture.



Electrical Circuit for a Microwave


How to Wire a Microwave Oven Circuit: Microwave Cords and Plugs, The Problem with Shared Electrical Circuits



Electrical Requirements for Generators and Welders


I want to run my welder off a generator, can I put a plug end on the welder wire and plug the welder into my portable generator? How to Wire a Welder and Generator Plug.



Running Power from a House to a Shed


How do I go about running power from my house out to a shed? Guide for Sizing Electrical Wire for a Shed, Conduit Size and the Depth of the Trench, Calculate Line Loss and Voltage Drop, Installing a Ground Rod.



Wiring Outlets for a Basement


How to Install Basement Outlet Electrical Wiring: Common Methods for Wiring Basement Outlets, Basement Electrical Wiring with Code Requirements for most new or remodel projects.



Tripping AFCI Breaker Problems and How To Fix Them


What would cause a 15 amp AFCI breaker to trip immediately when it is reset and turned on? The Most Common Problems with AFCI Circuits and How to Fix Them.



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