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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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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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Electrical Wiring for Bathroom GFI Outlets


How do I wire a GFI outlets in two separate washrooms but on the same circuit when one GFI has four wires and the second only has two.


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Wiring an Electric Stove


What size wire should be used for an electric stove? How to Wire a Stove and Outlet, Selecting the Wire Size for an Electric Stove.


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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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Grounding Method For Sub-Panel Circuit


Does the receptacle ground connect to the isolated ground or to the neutral in the sub-panel…


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Electric Water Heater Wiring


Wiring in an existing water heater which has a red and black wire. Need to connect it to a white and black wire. Which wire goes where…


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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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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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Wiring a Smoke Detector in a Basement


How to Install Smoke Detectors – Take the mystery out of smoke detector wiring for basements. Smoke alarms provide the earliest warning of both fire and smoke.


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Electric Water Heater Circuit Requirements


Can I run a water heater with two elements – one takes 30 amps and the other takes 20 amps, with wiring that is two 15 amp breakers…


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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 Electrical Wiring For A Pond Pump?


Larry in Milford, Ohio asks: How to Wire a pond pump back to house to junction box on outside foundation through wall and…


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Existing Light and Outlet Wiring


Debbie in Massachusetts asks: I have an existing light that is controlled by a switch, How Can I Extend the Wiring for a New Switched Outlet?


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