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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Replacing Ceiling Light Fixtures with Ceiling Fans


How can I replace two ceiling light fixtures with two ceiling fans that also have a light kit? How to Wire Ceiling Fans and Wall Switches.



My Fluorescent Light is Not Working Does it Need a New Ballast


I have a built-in light fixture above my stove that is at least 20 years old. I just tried to replace the starter and the bulb and the bulb flashed once and then was dead.



Adding a Conduit to a Main Panel


On a main panel for residential application would I need a Meyers hub when drilling my own hole in the side? It will be above a concentric knockout, and used for solar instillation.



Adding Smoke Detectors to Our New Addition


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



How to Make Bath Exhaust Fan Wire Connections


How do I wire the wall switch wires for my bathroom exhaust fan wires? Wiring Connections for an Exhaust Fan, How to Connect the Wires of a Bath Exhaust Fan.



How to Wire Your Own Home


Several homeowners perform Do-It-Yourself projects including home electrical wiring, Here are some guidelines



Replacing Receptacle Outlets


Replacing receptacle outlets and inspecting the wiring – How to Test Outlet Wiring – Make sure you are testing the wiring correctly. When testing outlets it is best to use a circuit analyzer that will indicate the condition of the wiring with a three light display.



Electrical Box for a Ceiling Fan in a Patio Covering


Is a fan-rated box required when installing an outdoor fan to an aluminum patio cover roof? The fan attaches to a fan beam that engineering states supports up to 50lbs and the wires are safe in the bell housing.



Electrical Wiring Problem with a GFCI Outlet


I went to plug my extension cord into the ground fault and it tripped and could not be reset. I stretched the cord into the living room and plugged it into a receptacle which I could smell wires burning.



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.



How to Wire a Switch for a New Light Fixture


How Can I Upgrade from One Switch for One Light to Two Switches for Two Lights? Adding a Light Switch and Fixture, The Wiring at the Existing Switch Box, Wiring for a New Under Cabinet Light Fixture.



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?



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