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Electrical in Fairfax VA

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Summary: Electrical wiring projects in Fairfax VA are best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or a Certified Electrician to ensure that the project is installed according to local and National Electrical Codes. Installing new or replacement electrical parts or equipment may require a permit and inspections.

Electrical Wiring and Electrical Repairs for Fairfax VA




Test GFCI Outlets and Circuit Breakers Often!


Electrical Contractors and Electricians in Fairfax VA can assist you with:
Fairfax VA Home Generators and Transfer Switch.
Install Outdoor Lighting in Fairfax VA for Security and Safety.
Installing Ceiling Fans in Fairfax VA and Remote Controls.
Wiring 3-Way and 4Way Light Switches in Fairfax VA.
Install Dimmer Switches in Fairfax VA for Light Fixtures.
Install a Dryer Circuit, Hook Up a Dryer Outlet, Connect a Dryer Cord in Fairfax VA.
Install Motion Detectors and Dusk to Dawn Lighting in Fairfax VA.
Install and Repair Electrical Circuit Wiring for Outlets in Fairfax VA.
Repair or Replace Noisy Smoke Detectors in Fairfax VA.
Install or Repair GFCI Outlet Wiring for homes in Fairfax VA.
Kitchen Remodeling and Upgrades for Fairfax VA. Homes.
Electrical Troubleshooting and Repair Services for the Fairfax VA area.
Electrical service panel installation, fuse box replacement, electrical repairs and upgrades. Adding a new circuit, or replacing a bad circuit breaker for your home in the Fairfax VA area, whatever your electrical projects may be, large or small, the qualified electricians and electrical contractors will be sure to assist you for a safer and more enjoyable home. Be sure to ask about a Home Electrical Safety Inspection.




Home Electrical Wiring Tips for Homeowners in Fairfax VA

Home Wiring Projects Located in Fairfax


Electrical Code for Wire Type and Size

How to Know What Wire Size and Type to use for Home Electrical Wiring – Continuing the circuit with the same wire size and type is essential to maintain the integrity of the circuit.

Considerations When Planning An Electrical Sub Panel

How to Plan for a Sub Panel Installation: Planning the right amperage and cabling for a sub-panel used in a basement, garage and other locations.

How to Add a Smoke Detector

How should I wire a new smoke detector to the existing smoke detectors? Wiring for a New Smoke Detector.


Excerpts from Recent Questions about Electrical Wiring Projects:



Upgrade the Wiring for a 4Way Switch Replaced 2 three way switches and 1 four way switch. currently four way switch has power to all posts or only depending My electrical wiring project involves Upgrade the Wiring a 4Way Switch in the Hallway of a Old Home. Replaced 2 three way switches and […]

Our house was built in 1982 and uses Type NM romex (not NM-B). We want to replace a ceiling light, but the light requir Our house was built in 1982 and uses Type NM romex (not NM-B). We want to replace a ceiling light, but the light requires […]

In regards to making an 15 foot electrical extension cord (temporary power cord). I’ve received a request to make a male In regards to making an 15 foot electrical extension cord (temporary power cord). I’ve received a request to make a male 15 amp (NEMA 5-15) plug to […]

Line for new 15 amp circuit installed from breaker panel to GFCI 8 feet away. Can I run two loads from that GFCI, one t Line for new 15 amp circuit installed from breaker panel to GFCI 8 feet away. Can I run two loads from that GFCI, […]

I recently installed a new hard wire battery back up smoke detector. Both me and my brother in law changed the detector I recently installed a new hard wire battery back up smoke detector. Both me and my brother in law changed the detectors at my house and […]

I ran 4 #6 THHN from the panel to the disconnect and then to the hot tub in 1″ pvc, I know what wire was ran to the disconnect has to be the same going out. My issue is where the wire enters the motor for connection its […]

I have a Zinsco service panel where I have a single pole 15A GFICB that I think is bad. It will not turn off when the test button is pressed. I can’t seem to find a Zinsco replacement GFICB. Would replacing it with a Q-15 CB and installing […]

Home Electrical Troubleshooting Repairs We installed a 3-way dimmer on our main kitchen switch. Since then, the nearby entry hall light switch won’t work unless we turn the kitchen light off. Both won’t work at the same time. Also, even though there is no dimmer on the entry hall […]

Esilem I installed a hampton bay (Bay Island) ceiling fan w/light and a dual control light switch (Hunter). No prior light in the room prior to the fan w/light install. I had an existing light switch that controlled an outlet and dropped 14/3 wire. Inside the fan to the 14/3…b to […]

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