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How to Install a Microwave Outlet Circuit for the Kitchen

by Dave Rongey

I am tripping circuits off in my kitchen, do I need another circuit? Installing Dedicated Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Microwave Oven, Appliances they work for about 1-2 minutes and then stop.


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How to Splice Direct Buried Electric Cables

by Dave Rongey

Is there a way to cover spliced wires and lugs to prevent damage? Repairing Direct Burial Electrical Cables.


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How to Convert 120volt to 220volt

by Dave Rongey

Converting 120 volt to 220 volt for Specific Equipment: Can I convert 120volt to 220volt for a CNC Router requiring 220v 1Ph 20amp?


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Wiring 3 Way Switches and Dimmer Switches

by Dave Rongey

How are 3-way switches wired? The Key to Wiring 3 Way Switch and 3 Way Dimmer Switch Wiring, Wiring Configurations for 3 way Switch Wiring.


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How to Install a Plug Strip for Desk or Workbench Outlets

by Dave Rongey

Installing an Outlet Plug Strip: Plug strips are a great solution when several outlets are required for a desk or workbench.


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CFL and LED Lighting Upgrades

by Dave Rongey

Can I safely replace a 60watt incandescent light bulb with a CFL or LED Lamp? Replacing Light Bulbs with CFL or LED Lights.


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How Many Wires in a Receptacle Outlet Box

by Dave Rongey

How to Install Wiring into an Outlet Box: Box Fill Calculation for Electrical Outlet Box. Guide for Installing electrical wires into an outlet box.


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How to Test Receptacle Outlet Circuits

by Dave Rongey

I have receptacles on one wall that appear to have power when tested but when I plug something in it does not work. How to Test a Receptacle for Voltage.


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Ceiling Fan Direction for Winter Time

by Dave Rongey

How to Change Your Ceiling Fan Rotation for Winter Time: Consider these Factors Before Adjusting the Direction Switch of Your Ceiling Fan, Locating the Ceiling Fan Direction Switch.


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GFCI Circuit Breaker and Wiring

by Dave Rongey

How to Wire a GFCI Circuit Breaker: Does it matter where in the breaker box panel I insert a 20 amp GFCI 220Volt breaker?


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How to Convert a Circuit to be Used for a Sub-Panel

by Dave Rongey

Can I use a 220 volt cable to power a sub-panel? How to Convert a 220 Volt Circuit Cable for a Sub-Panel.


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Installing an Electrical Circuit for a Whirlpool Tub

by Dave Rongey

How to Install an Electrical Circuit for a Whirlpool Tub: Where a 240 volt circuit is required with a neutral a 3-wire cable with a ground must be installed, 4 wires in all.


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How to Wire a Range Hood Exhaust Fan

by Dave Rongey

Installing Wiring for a Range Hood Exhaust Fan: Wiring from an Existing Power Source or Outlet, I am wiring a hood exhaust fan over the kitchen range cook top.


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What is the Correct Electrical Wire Size for Your Project?

by Dave Rongey

What type of wire should I use for Electrical Wiring? How to Select the Right Wire and Cable.


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Wiring Diagrams for Wiring Lights from a Wall Plug

by Dave Rongey

How to Use Wall Plug Power For Wiring Light Fixtures –


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Using Electrical Appliances in Foreign Countries

by Dave Rongey

Taking Domestic Electrical Equipment to a Foreign Country: The safest way to know if your electrical appliance will be safe to connect and use with a foreign electrical system.


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