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Recent Electrical Wiring Topics

  • Recessed Spot Lights That Cause a Drafty Room

    • How to Install Recessed lighting – This air tight design prevents air passing from the room into the attic space where the light fixture is installed. If existing fixtures are not the air tight type then an approved enclosure may be built around the fixture to prevent this occurrence.

  • Are You Doing Your Electrical Wiring Project Right?

    • Installing Home Electrical Circuit Wiring: Planning Electrical Wiring for a Home Project, Electrical Codes and Circuit Requirements.

  • Electrical Voltage 5.5 Readings on a Circuit

    • How to Identify and Repair a Voltage Feedback

  • Electrical Ground Wire for a Light Fixture

    • How to Ground a Light Fixture

  • Installing Electrical Wiring for Pool Equipment

    • What type of Wire Should I Install for Pool Equipment? Installing an Electrical Circuit for a Pool Pump.

  • Garage Electrical Wiring On a Concrete Wall

    • Does garage electrical wiring have to be protected with conduit? How to Install Garage Electrical Wiring on a Concrete Wall, Methods for Installing Electrical Conduit for Surface Mounted Electric Wiring.

  • How to Repair a Tripping GFCI Outlet

    • What is causing a GFCI outlet to trip off? How to Fix Common Problems with GFCI Outlets, Guide to Troubleshoot and Repair a GFCI Outlet Problem.

  • Wiring a Wall Switch to a Light

    • How to Add Electrical Wiring for a Wall Switch for a Light Fixture

  • Light Switch Grounding and Position

    • How to Locate the Ground Screw and Positioning The Switch – The ground wire must be attached to the ground screw on the light switch. The ground screw location may be different with different brand switches.

  • Understanding Electrical PVC Conduit Sizes

    • Selecting the Right PVC Conduit for Your Electrical Wiring Project – PVC Conduit for Electrical Wiring – (Poly Vinyl Chloride). PVC conduit is commonly used for underground electrical wiring.

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