ask the electrician
Electrician Training Electrical Certification wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable


Articles about Grounding

Where to Install a Ground Rod


Can I install a cooper grounding rod inside a basement instead of outside of the house by the electrical panel? How to Install a Ground Rod for an Electrical Service.



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.



Grounding an Electrical Equipment Disconnect Switch


How to Bond The Ground: I Need to Place A Disconnect Between A Radial Saw And The Main Power Breaker.



Electrical Conduit and Ground Wires


Methods for Grounding Metallic Electrical Conduits – In some installations there will be bonding devices that will be required for proper bonding. So as long as these measures are in place then this should not have an effect on the performance of the GFCI outlet.



Earth Grounding for an Electrical Service


How an Earth Ground System is Installed and Bonded to Electrical Services



Grounding an Electrical Outlet


How to Ground an Outlet that Does not have a Ground Wire



PVC Water Pipes Not For Grounding


The Importance of a Bonded Ground System: Is it possible to use an outside spigot to ground a satellite dish when the underlying plumbing in our new house is PVC?



Electrical Code for New Construction and Ground Rods


New Construction and Ground Rods: What is the current code for ground rods on new construction?



Electric Outlet Ground Testing


It seems that all of my outlets on the second floor do not have a ground. I have a “smart” power strips that show “no ground” and the bathroom GCFI is tripped…



Outlet Ground Should Never Be Jumpered To The Neutral


I was wondering if I could just run a jumper from the neutral at each receptacle to the ground terminal…



How do I Connect a Large Wire to a Ground Clamp


To attach these pieces taking into consideration the fragile nature of the feed through and the torque that will be applied…



Can I Change the Ground on my Electrical Outlet?


Intended use of an electrical device is just what it means and altering it…



Electrical Question From Robert About Light Switch Wiring


Question: My wife and i just found out that when our house was built in 1972 the electrician or contractor that built this house, instead of using a third wire on 3-way switches they used the bear ground wire for their 3rd wire



Electrical Question From a Student About Grounding


What size ground wire is used to ground a 200 Amp service?



Electrical Question from Dorji about Testing a Ground


Question: How can I check ground if it does not give a value?



Electrical Question From Ron About Grounding


I have a kitchen light that works normally, but if you touch the metal frame of the light it shocks you badly.



Electrical Question From Don About Grounding


When is it required to install the green bonding screw to the neutral in a panel?



« Previous Page