Articles about Electrical
Extending Electrical Circuit Wiring When Adding Lights and Outlets
How to Add Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Barn: Wiring Lights and Outlets in a Barn, I want to install electrical wiring for two more rooms in our barn.
Installing A Fireplace Electrical Outlet
How to Install Electrical Wiring for an Outlet Above a Fireplace: My concern is the cool air and hot air that the attic produces during certain times of the day and I’m a afraid of moisture getting to the wire which may cause a fire.
Grounding an Electrical Panel
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 Use Switched Outlet Wiring for a New Ceiling Fan
How can I wire an outlet and ceiling fan so it is controlled by the switch?
I Replaced my 3way Switches Now My Lights Dont Work
I replaced my old 3-way switches with new ones and now the 2 hallway lights only work when one of the switches is on/active (this is not the switch in which the hot wire is located).
Electrical Code for Wire Type and Size
How to Know What Wire Size and Type to use for Home Electrical Wiring – Continuing the circuit with the same wire size and type is essential to maintain the integrity of the circuit.
The Many Uses for Pilot Light Switches
How to Install a Pilot Light Switch to be used for Several Applications
I Just Replaced a Garbage Disposal and It Still Does Not Work
Installed garbage disposal after other quit. On that wall we have a 2 switch plate. Works over sink light and disposal. Although we have power in at the wire the light and disposal does not work the disposal.
Cord and Plug Safety for Electric Kilns
How to Replace an Electric Kiln Cord: We replaced the 2-prong twisted cloth cord on our old kiln with a new 3-prong plug and 20amp rubber electric cord, but we were told later that we should have used a twisted 20amp cloth cord.
How Do I Troubleshoot My Clothes Dryer Circuit?
Why did my clothes dryer stop working? How to Check a Electric Clothes Dryer Circuit, Why a Clothes Dryer Stopped Working and What to Check.
How do I use existing electrical wiring for new deck lights?
Install a Flood Light on a Deck: How to use an existing power supply.
Can I Rewire My Tanning Bed Light Fixtures?
How to Upgrade and Change the Lamps in a Tanning Bed
Can I install a larger size bulb in the light socket?
Can I use a different replacement light bulb in my light fixture? What will happen if put a larger bulb?
Electrical Question about a Kitchen GFCI Outlet Circuit
I have several electrical outlets in my kitchen, all marked GFCI; however, only 2 of them have a trip/reset button.
Circuit Breakers Used for Electrical Wiring
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.
Wiring a Light Fixture to a Switched Outlet
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.