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wiring diagrams
  • Wiring Diagrams

  • Wiring Diagrams for installing and testing home electrical circuits.
  • Wiring diagrams help you understand how electrical devices are wired.
  • See how various electrical devices and controls operate.
wiring symbols
  • Electrical Diagram Symbols

  • Electrical Diagram Symbols for Home Electrical Wiring
  • Symbols for Electrical Outlets, Outlet Symbols used in Electrical Construction
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  • Dimmer Switch Wiring

  • Fully explained how to wire-a-dimmer-switch
  • Diagrams for 3-way Wiring Dimmer Switches.
  • Take the mystery out of wiring a 3-way dimmer switch.
Wiring 120 Volt Outlet

How to Wire Electric Outlets


  • How to Wire 120 Volt Outlets
  • GFI and GFCI Receptacle Outlets
  • Dishwasher Outlet
  • Disposal Outlet
  • Bedroom AFCI Outlet
  • Switched Outlet
  • Half Hot Outlet

  • How to Wire 240 Volt Outlets
  • Kitchen outlets
  • Range Outlet
  • Wire a Range Cord
  • Oven Outlet
  • Clothes Dryer Outlet
  • Wire a Dryer Cord
  • Wire a 3-Wire Cord
  • Wire a 4-Wire Cord
Wiring  240 Volt Outlet
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  • Wiring GFCI Outlets

  • Learn about the features and benefits provided by GFI Outlets
  • Fully explained GFCI Receptacles and how they are wired.
  • Single and Multiple Outlets protected by one GFCI receptacle.
wiring ceiling fans
  • Wiring Ceiling Fans

  • Installing Ceiling Fan wiring.
  • Ceiling Fan Wiring connections.
  • Installing an outdoor ceiling fan.
Ceiling Fan Remote Control
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wiring a electric dryer
  • Wiring a Clothes Dryer

  • Electrical wiring for a dryer-power-cord.
  • Older 240 Volt electric power cord with 3-wire configurations.
  • New 240 Volt electric power cord with 4-wire configurations.
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  • Wiring Light Fixtures

  • Installing and Wiring Light Fixtures with Step-by-Step Photos.
  • Installing Recessed Lighting
  • Installing Under Cabinet Lighting
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  • Wiring a Baseboard Heater

  • Installing a Baseboard Heater Circuit: Wiring a baseboard heater thermostat and electric panel circuit then wiring connections for the installed baseboard wall heater. Instructions for converting baseboard heating radiant heating.

  • How To Wire a Thermostat

  • Typical Thermostat Wiring for Furnace Heating and Air Conditioning - Although many home heating and air conditioning systems have a standard type thermostat cable with color coded wires, the wires should be identified to make sure of the exact purpose for each wire.
  home generators
  • Installing a Home Generator

    • The process to size, select, and connect a home generator.
    • Transfer switches for a safe home generator connection.
  • Generator Sizing Calculator

    • Online Interactive Generator Sizing.
    • Accurately estimate the size of a generator based on electrical devices to be used.
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  • Wire and Repair Smoke Detectors

  • How to Install and Wire Smoke Detectors - Installation Guide with Photos that clearly explain how Interconnected Smoke Detectors are wired so they function properly.
  • Smoke Detector Tips
  • Installing Smoke Detectors
  • Smoke Detector Wiring
  • Adding Smoke Detectors
  • How to Fix Smoke Detectors That Alarm
telephone wiring
  • How to Repair Telephone Wiring

  • Telephone-wiring diagram.
  • Phone jack wiring with photos and instructions.
  • Steps to correctly wiring a telephone jack.
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  • Residential Electrical Load Calculator

    • The Electrical Load Calculator is a fully functional online and Interactive tool that will assist you with accurate panel load calculations.
    • The Residential Electrical Load Calculator is Pre-Loaded with electrical information for you to chose for typical electrical loads in the home.
    • General Electrical Load Requirements, Appliances and Motor Loads, Heating and Air Conditioning equipment.
    • Sizing Wire for a Panel: Voltage Drop Calculator
circuit breaker
  • Circuit Breakers and Fuses

  • Installing Circuit Breakers
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  • How circuit breakers work to protect your electrical-wiring.
  • Properly installed circuit breakers protect home electrical wiring.
junction boxes
  • Electrical Junction Boxes

  • Understanding electrical junction-boxes.
  • Selecting the right size electrical junction box.
  • Junction boxes for outlets, light fixture and electrical splices.
electrical wire
  • Electrical Wire

  • Understanding electrical wire.
  • Selecting the right size and type of electrical wire.
  • Electrical wire for outlets, light fixture and large electrical appliances.
  • Parts used to terminate, bond and splice electrical wire.
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Electrical Testers and Meters
  • Electrical Testers and Meters

  • Testers for home electrical-wiring.
  • Quality voltage testers that play an important part in electrical safety.
  • Testers to identify electrical circuits and help prevent electrical shock.
electrical codes
  • Home Electrical Codes

  • Electrical Code Directory for home electrical wiring.
  • AFCI circuit, electrical-boxes, electrical-circuit, electrical-code outlets.
  • GFCI circuits, outlets and electrical-grounding.
  • Electrical Codes for electrical-services, electrical-underground, electrical wiring,
    electrical-wiring-code, lighting-code, and smoke-detectors.
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  • Electrical Wiring Videos

  • Videos to help educate you about many aspects of home electrical-wiring.
  • Video introductions for several electrical topics and electrical projects.
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  • Solar Powered Attic Exhaust Fans

  • Installing Solar Exhaust Fans
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  • Attic exhaust fans are a green energy efficient solution.
  • Proper attic venting reduces the load on your air conditioning system.
Green Home
  • Wiring Green SIP Homes

  • Styrofoam Insulated Panels - aka: SIP Homes
  • Discover Energy Efficient SIP Homes
  • See how different a SIP Home will be when installing electrical wiring.
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  • Hot Tub Shut Off Switch

  • How to Install an Emergency Shut Off Switch for a Hot Tub: GFCI Protection, Hot Tub Control Circuit, Hot Tub Time Clock.

  • Electrical Wiring for Two GFCI Outlets

  • How to Wire Two GFI Outlets: GFCI Outlets and Circuit Breakers, Bathroom GFCI Outlet, GFCI Outlet Circuit for a Bathroom, GFCI Wiring Diagrams.

  • Installing an Electrical Circuit for a Shed

  • How to Install GFCI Wiring for a Shed: Methods for Installing GFCI Protected Wiring for a Shed, Troubleshooting GFCI Circuit Wiring for a Shed.

  • Ceiling Fan Wiring and Connections

  • The Most Common Wires of a Ceiling Fan and How to Connect Them: Wiring at the Ceiling Electrical Box, Wiring of the Ceiling Fan.

  • Electric Stove Hot Plates Not Heating

  • How to Repair or Replace DEFY Hot Plates: Electrical Wiring for Hot Plates. My stove hot plates are not heating up all the way.

  • The Key to 4 Way Switch Wiring

  • How to Wire a 4 Way Switch: My old 4-way light switch broke. I bought a new switch. The new switch has 4 terminals, two on either side, top and bottom.


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