Electrical Wiring in Rhode Island
Electrical Wiring in the State of Rhode Island
Recent discussions from homeowners located in Rhode Island about home electrical projects, including home improvements, room additions, remodel projects, electrical troubleshooting and electrical repairs.
Electrical Wiring Projects in Rhode Island
- Is My Electric Panel Overloaded?
Electrical Circuit Breakers and Panels: My panel has a lot of circuit breakers, why doesn't the main breaker trip when everything is on at the same time?
- Electrical Connections for a 240 Volt Dryer Outlet
How to Wire a 3Wire 240 Volt Dryer Outlet: Connections for the X Y W Wire Terminals of a 240 Volt Dryer Receptacle Outlet.
- Home Electrical Wiring Safety
Electrical Wiring Tips and Safety Advice about Home Electrical Wiring Projects and Electrical Repairs - All Home Electrical Wiring projects should be planned out to avoid mistakes which is outlined in this guide and throughout this website.
- How to Replace a Dimmer Switch With a Single Switch
I want to replace a dimmer switch with a single throw switch. The dimmer switch has a black and white wire and a ground wire.
- Home is Loosing Power Several Times a Day
Is there a Problem in the Electric Breaker Box? Common problems that cause lost power to home light fixtures and outlets.
- How to Wire a LED Conversion Bypass Light
I am installing a Ballast Bypass T8 LED Light, How should I change the light fixture wiring for a LED Bypass Conversion lamp?
- How to Make Room for a Two Pole Circuit Breaker
How to Make Room in a Panel for a 2-Pole Circuit Breaker: Making Room for a Full Size 2-Pole Breaker, Hot Tub Circuit Breaker.
- How to Repair a Ceiling Fan Pull Chain Switch
What to do When a Pull Chain Switch Stops Working: How to Fix a Pull chain switch for light fixtures and ceiling fans.
Recent Electrical Wiring Projects in the State of Rhode Island
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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
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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.