Considerations When Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring
I have very old wiring on this home so I decided to redo all of it, should I run my wiring straight to the breaker box for each room or can I do multiple rooms to the same breaker…
The Process For Home Electrical Wiring Upgrades
Background: Anthony, a Homeowner from Lorain, Ohio
Question: I have very old wiring on this home so I decided to redo all of it and my question is should I run my wiring straight to the breaker box for each room or can I do multiple rooms to the same breaker? (taking into consideration that each room has ceiling fans). The box is in my basement and the rooms I’m working on is in the second floor.
Additional Comments: I love the website its so informative.
Thanks for your electrical question Anthony.
Anthony, I’m glad that you are considering upgrading your electrical wiring. Ask-The-Electrician provides several resources for such a project with the posted links found below, however you should proceed with your rewiring project under the authority and permit of your local building department who will be very helpful with the process, and make sure to have all the work inspected.
I have provided the following links that lead to fully detailed information on this website that will assist you with your electrical question:
Electrical Junction Boxes
Electrical Code for How Many Wires in Junction Boxes
This link is helpful as a Homeowner
Make sure not to miss these Resources for: How-To-Videos
Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
Consult your Local Building Department about Permits and Inspections for all Electric Wiring Projects.
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