Electrical Wiring in New Jersey
Electrical Wiring in the State of New Jersey
Recent discussions from homeowners located in New Jersey about home electrical projects, including home improvements, room additions, remodel projects, electrical troubleshooting and electrical repairs.
Electrical Wiring Projects in New Jersey
- Wire a Generator Transfer Switch Video
What is the Basic Wiring Configuration for a Home Generator Transfer Switch: Each Wiring Termination must be correct for the Power Conductors of the Line or Load for the Generator.
- Install an Electrical Sub Panel
Thinking about installing a Sub Panel? Here is what must be considered first, and you may discover that you really do not need a sub panel at all.
- Replace a Light Switch with a Motion Detector Switch
How can I replace a light switch with a motion detector switch? I am trying to replace what I thought was a basic switch in my garage that controls an overhead bulb.
- Wiring Switches for a Bathroom Fan Unit
How are Switches wired for a Bathroom Light and New Exhaust Fan Unit? Wiring Switches for a Bathroom Light and Exhaust Fan Unit, Wiring Two Devices from Separate Circuits on One Switch.
- GFCI Protected Plug Strips for Projects and Applications
GFCI Ground Fault Protection Made Easy for Home Electrical Projects: How to Provide GFCI Protection for Home Projects: GFCI Protection is Simple Using These Parts that are available from Your Local Hardware Store
- Installing a Tankless Water Heater Circuit
How to Wire a Tank Less Water Heater: Electrical Wiring and Circuit Requirements for a Tank less Water Heater.
- Adding a GFCI Outlet Circuit to a Bathroom
How should a GFCI Outlet circuit be installed for an existing bathroom? Can I do this or do I need to re-wire all the fixtures with 12-2 wire?
- Troubleshoot Electrical Outlet Wiring Problems
How can I find out why my outlets are not working? How to Identify Electrical Wiring Problems with Outlets and Wall Plugs, Checking Outlet Wiring, Troubleshooting an Outlet Circuit.
Recent Electrical Wiring Projects in the State of New Jersey
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Wire It Right with the help of my Illustrated Wiring Book
Great for any Home Wiring Project.
Perfect for Homeowners, Students,
Handyman, Handywomen, and Electricians
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electric Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring Light Switches
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Wiring
Wiring Methods for Upgrading Electrical Wiring
NEC Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.
Electrical Tips to Help You Wire it Right
The Safest Way to Test Electrical Devices and Identify Electric Wires!
The Non-Contact Electrical Tester
This is a testing tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and is the first test tool I grab to help identify electrical wiring. It is a Non-contact tester that I use to easily Detect Voltage in Cables, Cords, Circuit Breakers, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, Outlets and Wires. Simply insert the end of the tester into an outlet, lamp socket, or hold the end of the tester against the wire you wish to test. Very handy and easy to use.
The Quickest Way to Check for Faulty Electrical Wiring!
The Plug-In Outlet Tester
This is the first tool I grab to troubleshoot a problem with outlet circuit wiring. This popular tester is also used by most inspectors to test for power and check the polarity of circuit wiring.
It detects probable improper wiring conditions in standard 110-125 VAC outlets
Provides 6 probable wiring conditions that are quick and easy to read for ultimate efficiency
Lights indicate if wiring is correct and indicator light chart is included
Tests standard 3-wire outlets
Light indicates if wiring is incorrect
Very handy and easy to use.
Strip Off Wire Insulation without Nicking and Damaging the Electric Wire!
The Wire Stripper and Wire Cutter
My absolute favorite wire stripping tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and this is the tool I use to safely strip electrical wires.
This handy tool has multiple uses:
The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets..
The wire stripper will work on both solid and stranded wire. This tool is Very Handy and Easy to Use.