Articles about Electrical Wiring
If I install that interlock transfer switch kit to my main breaker do I need to do the whole Sub Panel install?
How can I determine how to connect the wires of a light fixture cord? How to Identify and Connect Light Fixture Cord Wires.
Steve in California asks: I shorted out a receptacle in the garage and now the electricity does not work, how can I fix this? How to Fix Lost Power Problem in the Garage.
Why does my new thermostat not work? What to Check When Replacing a Thermostat.
Garbage Waste Disposal Circuit Wiring: Electrical Connections for a Garbage Disposal, Disposal Switch, Dishwasher Disposal Wiring in Older Homes.
How to Upgrade the Home Electrical Wiring: Electrical Upgrades to Make Before Selling a Home, Electrical Codes and Wiring Upgrades.
Can we run power from the electric utility pole to a large pump house main panel and then to a panel at the main house?
I would like to run power out to my shed which sits about 150 feet back from house. I’m thinking direct bury UF from home panel box.
How to Ground a Electric Circuit Breaker Panel: Grounding Requirements for Electric Panels, National Electrical Code, NEC Article 250, Grounding a Main Panel, Grounding a Sub-Panel, Electrical Grounding Methods.
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.
How to Install Light Switches and Outlets: How High Should Outlets and Switches Be From the Floor, Remodeling and Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring.
Do I need to run a ground wire for a 200 amp sub panel that is 200 feet away from the main panel? Grounding a Remote Sub Panel at a Detached Building.
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.
Installing Hot Tub Wiring and the Disconnect Panel: Detailed Example of Installing the Electrical Wiring for a Hot Tub and GFCI Circuit.
How to Wire a Switched Outlet – You will notice that these outlets have the tab removed from the “hot” side or Brass side of the outlet which allows the top half of the plug to be controlled only from the switch while the bottom end of the outlet remains “hot” all the time.
My current wiring only has 4 wires but I understand I can use the fan wire and make it a common wire. How to Wire a Smart Thermostat, Change the Wiring for a Smart Thermostat.