Electrical Wiring & Connections
By Timothy Thiele, About.com Guide
Electrical Wire 101
Learn what types of wire there are, what size is best for your installation, what the color of the wire signifies, what types of special wires are available for specific uses, and what types have been used around your home in the past and in the present.
- What Size Electrical Wire Do I Need?
- Electrical Wire Color Coding
- Identify Electrical Wire Color Coding Video
- Electrical Wire Gauge, Ampacity, and Wattage Load
- Determining Proper Electrical Wire Size For Underground Circuit Cable Length
- Electrical Wire Insulation And Its Labeling
- Common Types of Electrical Wiring Used In Homes
- Understanding Electrical Wire Lettering
Whether you need to know how to wire an electric panel, range, receptacle, or switch, you'll find the much needed information here.
- How to Wire Electric Range Receptacles
- How To Install a Dryer Cord
- How to Connect a Range Cord
- How to Change a Bake Element in an Electric Oven
- How to Install Dishwashers
- How To Wire an Electric Meter
- Wire Electrical Disconnects