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There are several methods used to wire two way or three-way switches, and it depends on what the wire configuration or layout is for your application…
I am not aware of a minimum distance for a socket or outlet near a sink, however here in the US they are required to be….
An electric dryer requires a dedicated 30 amp 220 volt circuit. Double check that the circuit breaker is a double or 2-pole circuit breaker and its says ……
We have a three way switch in the dining room and would like to put a dimmer in but cannot find any dimmers that are CU/AL approved.
I am putting in a ceiling fan and there is an existing switch on the wall that controls the recessed lighting in the ceiling.
I have an electric kettle that seems to work well but the plug gets very hot as the water heats up.
Can I pull a load circuit (2wires) through the same conduit as the incoming main service wires?
I have a RV that requires a 30amp service. The RV is approximately 125ft from the Electrical Circuit Breaker Panel.
I have a outlet coming into the second sconce as Black (hot) and White coming into the second sconce and I have trouble understanding where to tie what. I spoke to a Home Depot electrician and they said tie white to white, Red to the Black on the sconce and the Black (hot) to the outlet along with the black from the first sconce; Can you provide guidance. Thanks
Can I get a 120 Volt outlet from my 230 volt well pump and still have the pump operate properly?
I am trying to wire a single pole switch to control an outlet. The power source for the single pole switch is a 3 pole switch. The 3 pole switch has both a red and white wire going into it as well as black.
The electrical load of the toaster and the microwave over exceed the amperage of the existing shared circuit.
Electrical Question : We presently have a ceiling fan that is operated by two wall switches, one for fan, the other for light. We have purchased a replacement fan w/light that has a receiver for fan canopy and remote wall switch that has a buttons for fan,includes 2 speeds, light with dimmer.
Question: When I turn on my upstairs bedroom ceiling fan, the light inside of my dining room hutch goes on. The light switch on the hutch is a hidden switch in the door hinge…you just touch the door hinge to turn the lights off & on.
How do I wire sockets in ring from the consumer unit?
Question: How do I wire multiple switches from one power source?
How to select the cable & MCCB. I Need the cable chart.
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Question: A 2-wire borilis. What is the meaning of that term, pertaining to electrical wiring?
Eric, Thanks for your question. – The main focus of this website is Residential Electrical Wiring.