Articles about Electrical
What size Circuit Breakers are needed for Electrical Wiring Projects? How to Select Circuit Breakers for Electrical Wiring, The Most Common Types of Circuit Breakers for Home Electrical Circuits.
How should I upgrade my electric service panel? Considerations when Upgrading an Electric Service Panel.
How to Convert a Fluorescent Light Fixture from Magnetic Ballast and T12 Lamps to Electronic Ballast and T8 Lamps: Electronic Ballast, Replacement Lamps, Lamp Sockets, Fluorescent Light Color Options, Procedure to Convert the Light Fixture Ballast and Lamps.
What kind of surface conduit can I use to run power from a wall outlet to a light fixture? Installing Surface Electrical Conduit for Wiring a 120Volt Outlet and Light Fixture.
How do I fix a problem with a light that I am trying to install? Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures and Switches.
How to Install an Electrical Circuit for a Whirlpool Tub: Where a 240 volt circuit is required with a neutral a 3-wire cable with a ground must be installed, 4 wires in all.
How do I Plan for a Sub Panel Installation? Planning the right amperage and cabling for a sub-panel used in a basement, garage and other locations.
I am tripping circuits off in my kitchen, do I need another circuit? Installing Dedicated Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Microwave Oven, Appliances they work for about 1-2 minutes and then stop.
What has caused several outlets to stop working? How to Identify Potential Outlet Wiring Problems where Space Heaters are Used, Fix Electric Outlet Problems Caused by Portable Space Heaters.
My bathroom lights went out and now none of the lights or electrical outlets in the master bath or master bedroom are working, what could be the problem? How to Troubleshoot and Repair a Bathroom Light Circuit Problem.
How to Solve Electrical Power Quality Problems: It is probable that there is a problem with the main incoming power from the electrical provider.
How to Install and Connect Long Distance Electrical Wiring: Ohms Law and Voltage Drop Calculations, Increased Wire Sizes and Connections to Electrical Devices, Sizing the Circuit Breaker.
I want to install a light in a ceiling to control by a switch that controls a plug. How to Install a Light in a Ceiling that is Controlled by a Wall Switch that Operates an Outlet.
Why do my CFL lights flicker when controlled by a motion sensor? How to Prevent Security and Motions Lights from Flickering.
Voltage Converters or Transformers for Specific 120 Volt Applications: A 120 volt circuit cannot be tapped off of a 220 volt circuit simply because there is no insulated neutral wire conductor that is used in this type of 220 volt circuit.
How should I install the wiring to connect a generator to my home? Planning and Installing a Generator with a Transfer Switch: How to Connect a Generator to a Home.