Articles about Electrical
How do I wire a dimmer switch for a new light fixture? How to Connect Wires for Dimmer Switches and Light Fixtures.
Steve in California asks; 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.
Alex in New Jersey asks; How can I install a tankless water heater which requires an electric circuit? How to Wire a Tank Less Water Heater, Electrical Wiring and Circuit Requirements for a Tank less Water Heater.
Mike in Vancouver, Washington asks: I had an outlet go bad in a bathroom and there were popping and crackling sounds, what would cause this? How to Correct an Outlet Voltage Problem, Troubleshooting Outlet Wiring Connections, Neutral Wires and GFCI Outlet Circuits.
Martin from Auburndale, New York asks: Can I safely replace a 60watt incandescent light bulb with a CFL or LED Lamp? Replacing Light Bulbs with CFL or LED Lights.
I have an outlet controlled by a switch that I would like to have so it controls only one of the outlet socket, will I have to rewire anything? How to Change Switched Outlet Wiring.
Should I unplug the Microwave Oven or Keep Using the Hood Exhaust Fan? This electrical wiring question involves a High Electric Bill and a Microwave Hood Exhaust Fan in the Kitchen of a Home.
There are a variety of fixture boxes that can be used for just about any wiring situation. If the 2×6 is directly at the desired location for the light fixture then…
I just put up a light fixture and now the switch not working right. How to Wire a Light Fixture and Switch.
Wiring a Switch Controlled Outlet: Wiring Configurations for a Half-Hot Switched Outlet.
Checked the wires and they looked old but current seemed to be flowing. I decided to wire the pump directly to a plug and insert into an outlet…
How to Splice Electrical Wires and Cables: Is it safe to install junction boxes to splice several wires?
What is the best way to install underground electrical PVC conduit? Can I use schedule 40 PVC conduit coming from underground, exposed for 4 feet outside the wall, then up the wall.
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 are underground electrical power cables spliced? How to install resin filled cable joint kits for splicing underground wire.
How do I connect the wires for a heater thermostat? Wiring Instruction Heating Thermostat, Typical Thermostat Wiring for Furnace Heating and Air Conditioning.