Electrical Wiring in New York
Electrical Wiring in the State of New York
Recent discussions from homeowners located in New York about home electrical projects, including home improvements, room additions, remodel projects, electrical troubleshooting and electrical repairs.
Electrical Wiring Projects in New York
- Fix Light Fixture and Switch Wiring Problems
Fix a problem with a light that your trying to install. Wiring Connections for Light Fixtures and Switches.
- Electrical Safety for Old Home Electrical Wiring
I just moved into an OLD house, can I plug a 1200 watt appliance into an outlet without burning the house down? Electrical Safety for Old Home Electrical Wiring.
- How to Prevent Generator Overload and a Tripped Circuit
How can I set up a small generator to keep my essential items powered up? How to Identify Home Circuits and Prioritize the Run Time.
- Wiring a GFCI Outlet with No Ground Wire Video
How is a GFCI outlet wired for a 2-wire circuit that does not have a ground wire? Wiring a GFCI Outlet on a 2-Wire Circuit.
- How to Run Electric Power Out to a Shed
I would like to run power out to my shed which sits about 150 feet back from house. I'm thinking direct bury UF from home panel box.
- Electrical Troubleshooting Lost Outlet Power
Common Causes for Lost Power to Outlets and Switches on a GFCI Circuit: Troubleshooting No Power to a Living Room and GFCI, Free Electrical Help, Learn Electric Wiring.
- Repair a GFI Outlet Circuit
How can I fix a problem with my GFCI outlet circuit? How to Troubleshoot and Repair GFI Outlet Circuit Wiring.
- 220 240 Volt Air Compressor Wiring
How to Wire a 220 Volt Air Compressor and Control Switch: Wiring a standard 240 volt motor for equipment such as an air compressor there are only two insulated wires for the 220/240 volts and one separate wire for the ground.
Recent Electrical Wiring Projects in the State of New York
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Wire It Right with the help of my Illustrated Wiring Book
Great for any Home Wiring Project.
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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.