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Articles about home wiring

How to wire a range for 3-wire and 4-wire cords


I wired my 3 wire 40amp electric range and the electric burners turn on, but the control panel does not work. Wire and 4-Wire Cord Connections for an Electric Range or Freestanding Stove, Connecting the Ground Wire, and Installing a New Circuit for an Electric Range.


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My circuits do not work right, is my electrical fuse box safe?


How to Solve Old Electrical Fuse Box Problems: How Unbalanced Circuits may cause one of the cartridge fuses to blow which will affect half of the 120 volt screw infuse circuits.


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Is a Hot Light Switch Safe?


The Importance of Sizing Dimmer Switches for Light Fixtures: All dimmer switches are rated according to the number of watts that are being controlled. The most common size dimmer switch is 600 watts


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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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Circuit Wiring for a House


What is required for the electrical circuit wiring in a residential home? How to Plan the Home Electrical Circuits, Installing Electrical Wiring for Light Fixtures and Outlets, Home Electrical Wiring.


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How Do I Correct Ground Wire Electrical Code Violations?


Correcting the Grounding System of Home Electrical Wiring: I have been upgrading some of the fixtures and dimmer switches in my house, When installing ungrounded fixtures and switches where would I ground them?


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The Height for Installing Outlets and Switches


How to Install Light Switches and Outlets: How High Should Outlets and Switches Be From the Floor, Remodeling and Upgrading Home Electrical Wiring.


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Causes of Lost Electrical Power to Outlets


Why have I lost power to my electric outlets? How to Troubleshoot Lost Power to Outlets: Repairing an Outlet Circuit Problem, Circuit Problems or Faults, Checking Outlets and Electrical Circuit Wiring.


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How to Fix a Tripping GFI Outlet For a Refrigerator or Freezer


How Can I Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet for a Refrigerator? Solve the Problem of a Tripping GFCI Refer or Freezer Outlet.


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How to Upgrade an Old Fuse Panel


How to Upgrade a Fuse Box. Upgrading an Old Fuse Panel should be more than just replacing the electrical box, here’s what I suggest…


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Wire Size for a Home Electrical Service Panel


How to Size Wire for an Electrical Service Panel: What kind of wires do I need to get power to my home?


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Rewiring a Basement for Additional Light Fixtures


How to Install Basement Electrical Wiring: Basement Wiring Methods for Switches and light Fixtures, Code Compliance, Top Down Wiring Method.


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Electrical Problem with GFCI Outlet in Kitchen


How to Fix a Problem with a GFCI Outlet: What would cause a problem with outlets in the kitchen that would sporadically shut down and minutes later power would resume?


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How to Convert Existing Electric Circuit Wiring


Can I convert the circuit wiring in my shop to be used for different equipment? Converting Existing Circuit Wiring in a Workshop or Garage.


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How To Install Home Electrical Wiring


Helpful Tips For Installing Home Electrical Wiring


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Upgrading Electrical Wiring for Home Buyer Safety


How to Upgrade the Home Electrical Wiring: Electrical Upgrades to Make Before Selling a Home, Electrical Codes and Wiring Upgrades.


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