Electric Wiring and Repairs
220v electric furnace hook up. for a furnace. I have installed a 220v electric furnace but have not finished the wire hook up and need some help.
How do you know when to use 12-2 versus 12-3, 14-3 versus 14-2. I keep on getting confused on when to use 2 wire versus 3 wire.
I'm putting in a 30amp disconnect with 10/3 AWG with a ground wiring. The disconnect is a signal phase with ground no neutral bar.
On a 3 phase wire system, does it matter what the orientation of the BLACK, RED and BLUE is when hooking up an industrial AC unit?
I would like to add an additional security light in a gable end of my home. The attic space is not used and is full of blown insulation.
I bought a shear for my garage that is rated for 220 volt single phase and I'm a little confused with the wiring diagram.
I am changing out my home fuse box to a circuit box Additional Info I am doing a master bedroom remodel.
I greatly appreciate your effort in training electricians to be able to work on electrical projects at most every home.
When installing electrical circuit wiring in a basement that will be wired through the ceiling to a first floor outlet near the floor of that level, is Romex wire OK? We have heard that you should use metal cable.
I have been attempting to rewire parts of my garage, so I could have drywall hung. The box in the picture contains 4 wires.
I have a Jandy Aqua link RS4 that run my computer equipment daily. Our dog bit into the wire that runs from the pool computer box outside to the control panel inside my home.
I have replaced a good amount of receptacles in my home, and I'm the type of person that worries about every last thing possible and mainly about burning my house down.
I'm installing an oven. Behind the electrical wall plate i have a ground wire, black and white but on my oven i have a red, black, green, and a white.
I had hired a electrician to run under cabinet lighting in my kitchen however for another problem not relating to that i had another electrical contractor through the house today and the holes are not patched from your install and he stated some alarming potential hazards with the install that i wanted to clear up.
What GAGE wire or wire size is appropriate to handle up to 1200 watts of home current on a 120 volt, 20 amp circuit.
I am running an electric circuit from my electrical power box about 800 feet for a pump at my pond.
Electrical Wiring Question I noticed a few web sites warned about not getting nicks in the wires as your stripping them.
Some of the 14 gauge wires I stripped to attach to receptacles will sometimes how a ring near the base of the wire after it is stripped, and I use a good quality craftsman wire stripper, making sure that I use the 14 gauge notch.
Replacing Honeywell t6160 room stat (Mains, 3-wire)with Horstmann DRT2 (Battery operated, 2-wire).
I want to wire a bathroom exhaust fan to come on when the light over the shower is on to exhaust moisture, but also want to be able to operate the fan independently on another switch without the shower light on to exhaust odor.
All the existing ceiling fans in my house are wired to 2 switches, one for the fan and one for the light.
This is my first visit to your site. Can you recommend any electrical wiring software?.
A few years back I installed a sub panel in my garage to run my 220 Volt Welder and air compressor.
I purchased a Leviton Porcelain Lamp holder with a pull chain, the rating is 660W 250V at Home Depot.
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