Articles about Electrical
How to Wire 3Way Dimmer Switches: Common 3Way Dimmer Switch Wire Connections and Light Level Adjustments, Wiring Two 3Way Dimmer Switches.
How to Wire a Hot Tub Circuit: Electrical Codes and Details for Spa and Hot Tub Wiring. Essentials for your installation, including the required GFCI ground fault protection and circuit wire size.
Why is the Electrical Code so important when Selling a Home and having a Home Inspection? Home Inspections and Electrical Code Violations, Deciding what to do if a home inspection discovers electrical problems.
How to Get Relief From High Electric Bills and Incorrect Utility Charges: If you think your electric bill is incorrect or too high then here are some things you can do.
Why do most 220 volt appliances not use a white common neutral wire? How to Wire a 220 Volt Appliance.
Brent in Michigan asks; I am Updating a Basement Electric Panel and Circuit Wiring: How to update the wiring in a home where the main panel is in the basement with a couple of fuse boxes and replacing this with a circuit breaker box.
How to Select the Right Generator for Your Home Electrical Requirements
How to Replace an Electrical Outlet When There is No Ground Wire: If the electrical box is metal then the ground wire should also be attached to the metal box using an approved grounding screw.
Why you should never connect a generator in such a way as to back-feed your electrical system. This is extremely dangerous not only to your home but also the electrical utility crews who may be working on downed electrical wires.
We are trying to replace our front porch light switch with a Honeywell programmable wall switch, model RPLS540A. We have a ground wire attached to the current light switch with a screw.
How to Check The Voltage Specifications of Your Christmas Lights and LED Lights and Avoid Problems
How to Troubleshoot Home Electrical Wiring Problems: Testing Electric Circuit Wiring, Home Electrical Wiring Inspection, Upgrading Older Home Electrical Wiring.
How to Wire a Remote Control and Wall Switches for a Ceiling Fan: A remote control and wall switches may be wired and used to control a ceiling fan so it will allow you to use the remote control for the light only but you will need to control the fan motor.
How to Wire a Flat Screen TV Outlet – A recessed box is used so that the flat screen TV may be mounted over or near the electrical box so that the wiring it is hidden and not visible.
Can I safely replace a 60watt incandescent light bulb with a CFL or LED Lamp? Replacing Light Bulbs with CFL or LED Lights.
How to Splice Electrical Wires and Cables: Is it safe to install junction boxes to splice several wires?