Wiring A 120Volt Electrical Outlet
When replacing an electrical outlet, which wires go where if the wires are white and black , with the 3rd wire being just copper without a outside coating…
120 Volt Electrical Outlet Wiring
Background: Robbin, a Other from Anna,IL.
Question: When replacing an electrical outlet,Â which wires go where if the wires are white and black , with the 3rd wire being just copper without a outside coating ?
Additional Comments: very helpful
Thanks for your electrical question Robbin.
Wiring for a typical 120Volt Electrical Outlet
Electrical Wire to Outlet Screw
- Black Wire to the Brass Screw
- White Wire to the Silver Screw
- Copper Ground Wire to the Green Ground Screw
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