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How To Move Light Fixture to a New Location


How to Extend Light Fixture Wiring to a New Location: The Procedure For Extending or Moving Light Fixture Wiring.



Electrical Question about the PE or Protective Earth Connection


Electrical Question about 3-Phase 220 Volt Wiring: The circuit is 220 volt, 3 phase, 60 cycles. The terminal landings are marked L1, L2, L3 and PE.



How to connect breaker switches from the main electrical supply?


Expanded information about the application is necessary in order to provide an answer.



The Difference Between a Wall Outlet and a Floor Outlet


Floor Outlet Characteristics and Components: I would like to install a 15 amp floor outlet, are their specific codes that involve floor outlets?



Splicing A Short Cable In A Panel


I am replacing the sub-panel in my garage which was an old Stab-Lok type, the neutral wire is too short to reach the neutral terminal strip in the new panel by about a foot…



Installing a Power Conditioner for Audio Video Equipment


How to Protect Your Electronic Equipment Against Power Surges: The importance of protecting your valuable electronic devices with power conditioning equipment, Good quality power conditioners, voltage surges and spikes.



GFCI Circuit Protection for Shed Wiring


How to Install GFCI Circuit Wiring for a Shed: Protect the individual circuits that will be readily accessible with a GFCI device, outlet or circuit breaker.



Providing Power for a Mobile Home


How to Supply Electrical Power to a Mobile Home with a Required Circuit and Available Power



How To Make an Electrical Splice


How to Splice Wires of an Electric Circuit: Preparations for Making an Electrical Wire Splice, Junction Boxes and Wire Splices.



How to Identify Cord Wires


How to Identify the Individual Wires of a Cord When The Cord Wires are all the Same Color: The Best Way to Identify the Wires of a Cord and how they are Connected



Replacing 2 Wire and 3 Wire Receptacle Outlets


How to Wire Replacement Electric Outlets: Types of Outlets, 2-Wire Outlet and 3-Wire Outlet, Outlet Wiring Connection, Outlet Trips a Circuit Breaker.



Electrical Wiring for a House Trailer


How to Install Wiring for a House Trailer: Romex Type NM Cable, Installing and Supporting Electrical Wiring, Electrical wiring for two modular sections that is spliced under the home into metal junction boxes.



Outdoor Ceiling Fan and GFCI Protection


How to Wire and Install an Outdoor Ceiling Fan: When installing an outdoor ceiling fan, does the fan have to be connected to an GFI circuit?



Cable Types for Home Electrical Wiring


How to Select the Right Cable for Home Electrical Wiring Projects. This color standard affects the outside sheath colors, not the individual insulated wire conductors. The NMB cable comes with a ground wire as well.



Understanding Electrical Testers and Readings


How to Select and Use Electrical Testers for Electrical Wiring and Troubleshooting



Install A Garage Door Indicator Light Using Home Automation


How To Monitor if Your Garage Door is Open or Closed



Can I connect my hot tub to a 220 volt shop circuit?


Typical a hot tub requires a dedicated 220 volt 4-wire GFCI circuit. More detailed information can be found here…



X-Box Play Station and Mobile Device Surge Protection


How you can protect your Xbox Playstation and mobile device chargers and ensure provide Power Quality



You Can Control Anything Using X-10 Devices!


X-10 devices can be used for just about anything! I use these devices to automate my home lighting and much more. The system can be set up to monitor any area of your home and view it remotely…



Mobile Home Outlets that Work On and Off


Outlet Circuit Repair for a Mobile Home: The most typical cause for part or all of an outlet circuit to stop working, or to work intermittently is due to either a deteriorating connection where the electrical wires attach to the outlet.



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