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Home Wiring Diagrams with Pictures

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House Wiring: I’m interested in wiring a house.
Would you draw up a diagram for me.
please!

Background: Tamika, a Student from Pacific
Additional Comments: The best helpful website!I feel so lucky!

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Tamika.

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The Non-Contact Electrical Tester
This is a testing tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and is the first test tool I grab to help identify electrical wiring. It is a Non-contact tester that I use to easily Detect Voltage in Cables, Cords, Circuit Breakers, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, Outlets and Wires. Simply insert the end of the tester into an outlet, lamp socket, or hold the end of the tester against the wire you wish to test. Very handy and easy to use.

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The Plug-In Outlet Tester
This is the first tool I grab to troubleshoot a problem with outlet circuit wiring. This popular tester is also used by most inspectors to test for power and check the polarity of circuit wiring.
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My absolute favorite wire stripping tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and this is the tool I use to safely strip electrical wires.
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The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
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2 Responses to “Home Wiring Diagrams with Pictures”
  1. dave in colorado says:

    I have a new dishwasher and I have been using it once a week. Last week it stopped working. A technician came to check it out. He said that the washer is OK. He said that it needs 120 volts, and the outlet that it is in only has 80 volts. What is wrong with the outlet?

    • Dave Rongey says:

      Hi Dave,
      The electrical circuit wiring will need to be checked for a faulty connection. Typically an electrician would look for a faulty connection with the neutral wire within the circuit wiring between the dishwasher and the electrical panel. For best results an electrician can assist you with this electrical problem.
      I hope this helps,
      Dave

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