Articles about Electrical
50 HZ And 60 HZ Frequency Guidelines: I would not advise plugging a 50 HZ microwave into a 60 HZ outlet because of the electronic circuitry, however as long as the coffee pot has a heating element only and no electronic components, then it should be fine.
How to Operate an Outdoor Light with the Garage Door: How can I turn on an outdoor light with my automatic garage door opener?
What kind of Tools do Electricians Use? My Hands-On Experience Using Hand Tools.
How are the wires connected for a new light fixture? How to Make the Wire Connections for Light Fixtures.
How is a domestic building is wired and what principle is there to follow in wiring a domestic building? Planning your circuits for the anticipated loads is crucial to prevent any overloaded conditions.
How to Wire Dimmer Switches and 3Way Switches: Electrical Tips about Wiring 3Way Dimmers and Switches.
How can I Install a Ceiling Fan without an Electrical Box? Install a Ceiling Fan without Turing it into a Major Construction Project.
How do I get listed as an Electrical Contractor on the Ask-the-Electrician website? Electrical Contractors can get a free listing on one of the state pages here at ask-the-electrician.com.
Fully explained wiring instructions complete with a picture series of an installation and wiring diagrams can be found in the GFCI area here…
I hit an un-located 2″ conduit with a trencher, breaking the conduit and pulled about 40′ of 3/0 THHW coated neutral wire out of the conduit…
The NEC states that the total rating of a plug-connected room air conditioner, where lighting units or other appliances are also supplied, shall not exceed…
Wiring a Home to N.E.C. Standards, Home Electrical Wiring in Another Country: I’m building a home in another country where they use 100 volt 60 hertz power, but I want to use 110volt 60 hertz as the standard in the U.S.A.
How to Wire a Light Fixture to a 3-Way Switch: The easiest way to add another light fixture is to connect the additional light to an existing lighting fixture that is controlled by the three ways switches.
Can UF Cable electrical wire be installed into an electrical conduit? How to Install UF Underground Feeder Cable for Electrical Wiring.
How to Install Recessed lighting – This air tight design prevents air passing from the room into the attic space where the light fixture is installed. If existing fixtures are not the air tight type then an approved enclosure may be built around the fixture to prevent this occurrence.
Selecting the Right PVC Conduit for Your Electrical Wiring Project – PVC Conduit for Electrical Wiring – (Poly Vinyl Chloride). PVC conduit is commonly used for underground electrical wiring.