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Common answers to all electrical wiring questions and electrical wiring projects you may have in the home. Detailed articles, step-by-step instruction, wiring diagrams and photos. Learn the essentials of home electrical wiring safety, common home electrical wiring projects like wiring a light switch and three and four way switches, how to replace a breaker in your panel, and how to troubleshoot common home electrical wiring problems in your home.

Using an Electrical Meter to Troubleshoot Wiring Problems
What is a loaded neutral, and why did I get a shock from it? Is it just one of those electrical mysteries, or is there a simple explanation for this situation? Continue reading →...
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What do you do when your new dryer cord does not match the existing receptacle in your home? Current electrical code regulations require that an outlet for an electric dryer must be of the ...
GFCI Receptacle
You will often find razor only outlets in the bathrooms of older homes. These do not provide the GFCI protection that is required by code and will not support newer bathroom appliances. In...
Single-Pole and Double-Pole Breakers
A tripped breaker - is there anything more frustrating? Knowing what causes a tripped breaker and how to reset it is an invaluable skill – especially if you find yourself plunged into dar...
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While apprenticing, I remember being told in no uncertain terms, “Do not hammer in your cable staples too tight!” While it seemed obvious that you don’t want to smash them in hard eno...
Christmas Lights
Nothing says Christmas like a beautiful holiday light display. However, with all the sparkling lights, lighted inflatables, and other temporary electrical installations that are part of the...
Turkey
Ddid you know that Thanksgiving is actually one of the most dangerous days of the year? It may surprise you to learn that, according to the American Fire Protection Association (AFPA), Than...
Main Panel 1
In this, the first of the series, I’m going to explain the nerve center of your electrical system, the main service entrance and panel. This is where the electricity from the utility suppl...
 

The Basics of Household Wiring DVD

"If you're looking for a good reference to help you understand simple home wiring, I personally recommend 'The Basics of Household Wiring' DVD".

Terry Peterman, the Internet Electrician
 
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