Articles about Electrical
Can I install a 3 wire cord on a new stove and strap the neutral and ground on the stove terminals? Ground and Neutral Wiring for a 220 Volt Range.
Testing 220 Volt Electrical Circuit Wiring: On a 220 volt circuit I am getting 120 between green and black and green and the red wire, is this correct?
How to Wire a New Oven When Replacing an Existing Oven: What to do when you have black wire, red wire, white wire, and a ground wire.
What is the best way to install underground electrical PVC conduit? Can I use schedule 40 PVC conduit coming from underground, exposed for 4 feet outside the wall, then up the wall.
Some of my outlets are not working and will work only if something is plugged into a different outlet: How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Outlet Problems.
What is the right way to Ground Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs? I am installing a packaged above-ground spa. I have a 50amp breaker in my panel feeding a GFI disconnect panel near the spa.
The Purpose of the Neutral Wire in Electrical Systems: What is the purpose of the neutral wire and the difference between the ground wire and the white neutral wire.
Can the Romex brand wire be used when Wiring a Basement? Romex or metal cable: What should be used when wiring a basement and how is the wiring protected. NEC Code Article Sections 336-6c, 333-11
50 HZ And 60 HZ Frequency Guidelines: I would not advise plugging a 50 HZ microwave into a 60 HZ outlet because of the electronic circuitry, however as long as the coffee pot has a heating element only and no electronic components, then it should be fine.
How can I troubleshoot a problem with a Multi-Wire Branch Circuit? The Difference Between Series and Parallel Electrical Circuit Wiring.
Do I Need a New Circuit for an Air Conditioner? Air Conditioner Electrical Circuit Requirements, Replacing an Older Air Conditioner, Converting an Existing Circuit.
How can I wire a shed panel to a garage panel? How to Calculate the Electric Circuit Load of a Sub Panel, Understanding the Circuit Capacity of a Garage Sub Panel.
How can I use a motion sensor to control my outdoor landscape lights? How to Use a Motion Sensor to Control Landscape Lighting, A Solution to Motion Controlled Landscape Lighting.
The Correct Method to be used When Testing an Electrical Installation for Earth Loop Impedance: Accurately Measuring the Value of Zs at a Remote End of a Circuit.
UK Wiring System and Canadian Circuit Wiring Standards: I will be moving from the UK to Canada and want to bring with me some garage tools 220 volt.
How to Plan and Install a Ceiling Fan in an Older Home: I am trying to install a ceiling fan in a bathroom, the house was built in 1922. I am not positive how old the wiring is that I am finding up there but it is old.