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Articles about Home Wiring

How to Upgrade an Electrical Panel for an Older Home


Installing a New Electrical Service Panel: Upgrading a Fuse Box or Upgrading a Home Electrical Panel. One of the most important renovations or upgrades for an older home would be to replace the main electrical service panel. Depending on the size of the home the new electrical panel will be at least 125 amps.



Adding Electric Wiring to a Garage


Electrical Question: I need a 50amp, 30amp, and 20amp circuit in my garage. Do I need more than one conduit for the electrical wires?



Recessed Can Lights Last Only a Few Months


Our recessed can lights are lasting only a few months while the living room lights have lasted five years.



Home Remodeling and Electrical Wiring


How is the electric wiring changed when adding a new outlet? How to Relocate Electrical Wiring, Identifying and Connecting Electrical Wires.



Replacing Aluminum Electrical Wiring with Copper


Should I rewire my house with 20 amp circuits and 12 gauge copper wire? Guide to Upgrading Aluminum Wiring to Copper Wiring, Electrical Circuits, Lighting Circuits, AFCI Circuit, Living Room Circuit.



New Home Wiring and Electrical Service Size


How to Calculate Home Electrical Service Sizes: The size of the home electrical service panel and the size of the electrical utility company transformer is determined by creating a list of all of the projected electrical loads, the proposed equipment that will be connected to the circuits, the efficiency factors of this equipment, and the designations for the total building space.



Installing Electrical Wiring for Outlets


How to Safely Install Home Electrical Wiring for Outlets and Receptacles: The method of installing electrical wiring is first and foremost done according to the applicable electrical codes for your location, then it is up to you which method you wish to use. One junction box may be used as a central splice point as long as the box is the right type and size and is is accessible.



Older Home Electrical Wiring Problems


Working with Older Home Electrical Wiring: What To Do When an Inspection Reveals Older Home Electrical Wiring Problems.



How to Upgrade Home Electrical Wiring


How to Upgrade Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring: Installing New Electrical Wiring in an Older Home.



Basement GFCI Electrical Wiring


Is it better to have a GFCI Circuit Breaker or install a GFCI outlet? How to Install Wiring for Basement GFCI Outlets, Basement Electrical Wiring.



Basic House Wiring Diagrams


How to Draw Wiring Diagrams for a Home Electrical Project: Basic Home Wiring Diagrams, Fully explained home electrical wiring diagrams with pictures including an actual set of house plans.



Rewiring Lights and Switches for an Older Home


How can I install new wiring when Replacing Old Electrical Wiring? Replacing Older Home Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring.



Why Older Homes Have Dimming Lights


Why do the Lights Go Dim in the House? House Lights Dim When Power Is Used, The Power Requirements of the Home.



Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures


Is the electrical wiring safe for the light fixture I want to install? The Current Rating of Electrical Wires for Light Fixtures, Installing a Light Fixture, Wiring a Light Fixture.



Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring for Safety


How Can I Fix a Voltage Problem in my Electrical Wiring? Don’t Take a Chance With Old Home Electrical Wiring, How to Update Old Home Wiring To Current NEC Codes.



Mary asks How Should I Upgrade My Electrical Wiring


How should I upgrade the electrical wiring and replace the fuses with circuit breakers? How to Upgrade Old Electrical Wiring and Fuses.



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