Articles about Electrical
How to Splice Electrical Cables: Where the cables enter into the junction box will depend on the cable orientation, however I have found that it is best to enter at the same side in order to line up the conductors evenly for the splice.
How Can I get Hands On Electrical Training? Opportunities for Electrical Work and Electrical Training, Electricians Looking for Work, Home Remodeling Projects, Learn the New Technologies, Learn about Electrical Parts and Materials.
My outlet tester says that that the Hot and Ground are reversed, how can I fix this? Electrical Circuit Outlet Problems and How to Fix Them, Troubleshooting Problems with Outlet Circuit Wiring.
Why am I getting 120 volts from a neutral wire? Why There May be Voltage on a Neutral Wire. Some of the worst shocks I have ever received while working on live circuits was from neutral wires, here is why and How You Can Prevent Electrical Shock from a Neutral Wire.
How Can I Wire Two Light Switches to Control One Light Fixture? The Key to Wiring Light Switches, Wiring Three Way Switches and Four Way Switches.
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.
Why does my circuit breaker keep tripping? The Most Common Causes of a Tripped Circuit Breaker.
The Importance of Power Conditioning and Surge Protection: Power Conditioning may help prevent Electrical Failures from Abnormal Conditions, Power Conditioning to Protect Your Electronic Devices and Cell Phone
How can I control my Christmas lights from a switch? How to Wire a Switched Outlet to Control Your Christmas Lights, The basics for installing a switch controlled outlet for Christmas holiday lights.
Installing an Electrical Panel: Can I feed a second sub-panel from the one I currently have in my home?
Can I install a 3 wire cord on a new stove and strap the neutral and ground on the stove terminals? Ground and Neutral Wiring for a 220 Volt Range.
Can I Put More Than One Set of Baseboard Heaters on the Same Circuit Breaker? How to Install a Baseboard Heater, Electrical Circuit Wiring.
Can wire locators accurately show where electrical wires are inside a wall? Methods of Home Electrical Circuit Wiring, Electric Wiring Inside Walls, How To Locate Electric Wires, Home Wiring Techniques.
Wiring Circuits and Circuit Breakers – A look at common 120 volt and 240 volt house wiring circuits and the circuit breakers that are installed identifying the types and amperage sizes used in most homes and electrical panels.
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 to Troubleshoot a Light Fixture that is Not Working – One of the bulbs burned out and I decided to try using an old CFL compact fluorescent light bulb that somebody gave me in its place.