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Understanding Electrical Circuit Wiring


How can I troubleshoot a problem with a Multi-Wire Branch Circuit? The Difference Between Series and Parallel Electrical Circuit Wiring.


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How to Install Wiring in a Basement


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


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Add a Panel to an Existing Electrical Panel


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.


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Residential Wiring Diagrams


Residential wiring diagrams are an important tool for completing your electrical projects. An electrical wiring diagram can be as simple as a diagram showing how to install a new switch in your hallway, or as complex as the complete electrical blueprint for your new home.


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Sump Pump Circuit Wiring


Installing Electrical Circuit Wiring for a Sump Pump and providing the necessary GFCI protection and means of disconnect.


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Types of Generator Transfer Switches


Generator Transfer Switches and Generator Panels: The Basics of Home Generators and Transfer Switches


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Wiring a 4-Wire Range Cord to a 3-Wire Outlet


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.


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Home Wiring Electrical Boxes


Electrical Boxes and Wire Fill: Home wiring is the process of installing electrical wire to a location that will serve electrical devices or an appliance. One very important component is the box where the wire will be installed. The type and size of the home wiring electrical boxes will depend upon the circuit size, application and its location.


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I turned off the main breaker to the house to show the kids how it worked,…


How to Reset a Main Circuit Breaker and Restore Your Power


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3-Wire and 4-Wire Electrical Configurations For Ovens


What are the electric wire connections for a wall oven? Electrical Wiring Configurations For Ovens.


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Calculating Electrical Power Requirements


I am looking to lease a 5,000 sq ft building that has (2) 200 amp 3 phase 220/480 electrical panels feeding (1) 110/220 panel…


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Verifying Fan Connections With A Wiring Diagram


I am rewiring a Table Fan Speed Control Switch: How to Verify Fan Motor Wiring Connections, Checking the Motor and Capacitor Connections.


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Electrical Power Source for Basement Outlets


I am installing 3 new outlets in my basement. There is no extra breaker spot available in my box. Can I splice into an existing…


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Electrical Power Quality


How to Select a Power Conditioning Unit – Constant-voltage transformers which provide voltage regulation, filter noise, and suppress surges to protect connected equipment.


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How Do I Add An Outlet to Existing Electrical Wiring?


John in Florida asks; How can I add Another Electric Outlet?


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How do I install a fixture box for my outside light?


There are a variety of fixture boxes that can be used for just about any wiring situation. If the 2×6 is directly at the desired location for the light fixture then…


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