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Electrical Wiring in California

Electrical Wiring in the State of California


Recent discussions from homeowners located in California about home electrical projects, including home improvements, room additions, remodel projects, electrical troubleshooting and electrical repairs.

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Wiring a New LED Under Cabinet Light
I am trying to install new led under cabinet lights. On the first light closest to the switch, there are 2 black, 2 white, and 2 ground wires; all are 14 gauge.
Upgrading Electrical Wiring for Home Buyer Safety
How to Upgrade the Home Electrical Wiring: Electrical Upgrades to Make Before Selling a Home, Electrical Codes and Wiring Upgrades.
3 Prong Cord Wiring For An Electric Dryer
How to Connect 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cords: How to Hook Up a 3Wire or 4Wire Dryer Cord.
How to Fix a Dusk to Dawn Light Fixture
How to Repair a Dusk to Dawn or Motion Detector Light Fixture: The Security Light Fixture TEST Setting Functions, Replacing a Motion Detector Head on a Dusk to Dawn Fixture, How to Test a Photo Cell.
Why Is My Bathroom Light Fixture Not Working?
How Can I Fix a Bathroom Light Fixture and a Bath Exhaust Fan that Stopped Working? The Most Common Problems with Bathroom Light Fixtures and How You Can Fix Them.
How to Wire More than One Light Switch
Wiring Light Switches Electrical Question: The house is pre 1965 and I have a hot that comes in to a 4 gang box and feeds a light in a dining room. So a black and white in and black and white out to the light. Wiring for Light Switches Owen asks: The house is pre […]
Making the National Electrical Code Easier to Understand
This site gives a lot more straight forward information than the code book does, it also seems to give recommendations that go above and beyond the NEC book.
When Electrical Power is Lost to Half the Circuits
Electrical Panel and Circuit Problems: Part of my house power is out. I checked outlets and no power was found. Typical Causes of Electric Circuit Problems.

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Recent Electrical Wiring Projects in the State of California


https://ask-the-electrician.com/wiring-two-ceiling-fans-and-switches/ceiling-fans/Wiring Two Ceiling Fans and SwitchesWiring Two Ceiling Fans and Switches
How to Wire Ceiling Fan Switches - Step-by-step pictures - Easy wiring diagrams and installation guide - Light and fan switch variations.

https://ask-the-electrician.com/wiring-for-gfci-outlets/wiring-diagrams/gfci-wiring-diagrams/Wiring for GFCI OutletsWiring for GFCI Outlets
How can I wire a GFCI Outlet with no ground wire? Installing a GFCI Receptacle Where a Ground is Not Available.

https://ask-the-electrician.com/wiring-for-a-hot-tub-and-gfi/220-volt-wiring/hot-tub-220-volt-wiring/hot-tub-wiring-hot-tub-220-volt-wiring/Wiring for a Hot Tub and GFIWiring for a Hot Tub and GFI
Installing GFI Hot Tub Electrical Wiring and the GFI Circuit

https://ask-the-electrician.com/wiring-a-wall-switch-to-a-light/lighting/switch-lighting/Wiring a Wall Switch to a LightWiring a Wall Switch to a Light
How to Add Electrical Wiring for a Wall Switch for a Light Fixture

https://ask-the-electrician.com/wiring-a-switch-that-controls-an-outlet/electrical/Wiring a Switch that Controls an OutletWiring a Switch that Controls an Outlet
Wiring a Switch Controlled Outlet: Wiring Configurations for a Half-Hot Switched Outlet.

https://ask-the-electrician.com/wiring-a-new-led-under-cabinet-light/lighting/under-cabinet/Wiring a New LED Under Cabinet LightWiring a New LED Under Cabinet Light
I am trying to install new led under cabinet lights. On the first light closest to the switch, there are 2 black, 2 white, and 2 ground wires; all are 14 gauge.

https://ask-the-electrician.com/wiring-a-ceiling-fan-to-a-single-wall-switch/electrical-wiring-2/Wiring a Ceiling Fan to a Single Wall SwitchWiring a Ceiling Fan to a Single Wall Switch
Electrical Connections for a Ceiling Fan and Switch

https://ask-the-electrician.com/electrical-connections-for-a-kitchen-range/electrical-wiring-2/Wiring a 50amp 240volt Range CordWiring a 50amp 240volt Range Cord
How to Wire an Electric Range Cord: Wiring a 50 amp 240 Volt Cord for an Electric Range, I would like to know How to Wire the Cord for my Electric Range.

https://ask-the-electrician.com/wiring-a-220-volt-air-compressor/220-volt-wiring/Wiring a 220 Volt Air CompressorWiring a 220 Volt Air Compressor
How to Install a 220 Volt Air Compressor Circuit: Electrical Circuit Requirements, 220 Volt Single Phase and 220 Volt 3 Phase

https://ask-the-electrician.com/wire-size-for-a-home-electrical-service-panel/panel/main-electrical-service-panel/Wire Size for a Home Electrical Service PanelWire Size for a Home Electrical Service Panel
How to Size Wire for an Electrical Service Panel: What kind of wires do I need to get power to my home?

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