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Electrical Wiring for a Water Heater Circuit


What type of wire should I use for a water heater circuit? How to Wire a Water Heater, Selecting the Electrical Wire for a Water Heater Circuit, Correct Wiring Methods are the Key to safe Electrical Circuits, 240 Volt Electric Water Heater Circuit.


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Using Copper and Aluminum Wire for Home Circuits


When splicing aluminum and copper wires do the wire connectors need to be a special type? Wiring Methods for Copper and Aluminum Wires, Safe uses of Aluminum Wire for Larger Home Electrical Circuits.


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Nicked Electrical Outlet Wiring and Greasy Stuff


While replacing sheet-rock in my kitchen I notice the wire coming from an outlet had blackish brown sorta greasy stuff running down the wire. How to Repair Nicked Electrical Wire and Cables.


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What is the Correct Electrical Wire Size for Your Project?


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


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Electrical Wiring for a Garage Workshop


Installing an Electric Panel for a Detached Garage: Electric Codes for a Detached Garage Panel, Can I use a Main Lug Only Electric Panel Load Center for a detached garage?


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How to Repair Damaged Electrical Wires


What is the best way to repair damaged electrical wires? Methods for Repairing Damaged Electrical Wires.


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What Size Conduit For Electrical Wires


What Size Conduit should I Use for my Electrical Job? How to Select the Correct Conduit Size for Electrical Wires.


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Replacing a Light Switch and Changing the Wiring


Dina in Maryland asks; How do I connect the wires when replacing my light switches? How to Replace a Light Switch and Make the Wiring Connections, Identifying the Wiring, Connecting the Wiring for Your New Switch.


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How to Install an Underground Electric Service


I want to run an underground electric service from a breaker box, how should I install the cable for an underground electric service? How to Install an Underground Electrical Service.


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Cable Strapping and Wiring Methods


How to Strap Electrical Wire and Cable: As the cable passes through holes in the framing it does not need to be supported, only as the cable runs parallel with the framing will the strapping be required.


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Is Your Electrical Wiring the Right Type


How to Know if Your Electrical Wires and Cables are Correct: Identifying Wire for Electrical Circuits: Homes are wired according to national electrical codes which have various electrical circuit requirements depending on the circuit application and area of the home.


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Is It Safe To Install Aluminum Wire?


I have heard people say bad things aluminum wire, is it safe to use? Safe Practices When Installing Aluminum Electrical Wiring.


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Where Can I Find 14Gauge Glass Wrapped Wiring?


Ken in Tallahassee Florida is looking for 14gauge glass wrapped wiring. Can you help him?


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Correct Electrical Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights


Selecting the Correct Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights: Selecting the Correct Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights.


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Splicing A Short Cable In A Panel


I am replacing the sub-panel in my garage which was an old Stab-Lok type, the neutral wire is too short to reach the neutral terminal strip in the new panel by about a foot…


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Does Electricity Travel Through the Air?


Electricity Leaking into the Air. Electricity will not leak from one wire or conductor to another without the help of something that will provide a low resistance, which will enable the connection.


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