House wiring


The ability to repair basic house wiring in you home is a skill you can acquire. Electrical wiring in a residential house is not that complicated, but it can be dangerous. A proper understanding of how the wiring and electrical fixtures work is essential.

Electrical Wiring Topics

Installing Electrical outlets

How many things do you have in your home that have plugs on them. Millions of items manufactured every year, all making the assumption that you will have somewhere to plug them in. That is where the lowly electrical outlet comes in. Set up with a standardized set of openings, things can be plugged into them and ‘presto’ they work. Follow the link above for more information on the issues associated with electrical receptacles.

Wiring a Light Switch

Light switches are one among the simplest of electrical devices. All they do is break the current to the light. A simple yet important technology.

For information on a standard light switch follow the link above. This article has a discussion on the issues associated with light switches, single, two way or whatever.

The other weirdly named switch is discussed in this article . OK I understand that there are three elements, two switches and one light, three way. Then why don’t we call a standard switch a two way? The article helps you with two of the three parts of your three way, the ‘two’ switches. We cover all switches in our home electrical repair topics, no matter how many ‘ways’ they have.

Wiring Lights

Things can go wrong with the lights in your home. We already mentioned the light switches. What do you do if the light doesn’t work when you flip the switch? Time to get out the candles. That is one option, the other would be to repair the lights.

Most of the time there is a simple explanation for why the light won’t work. You may be able to figure it out and repair it in a few minutes. Sometimes you just get tired of your fixtures and want to replace them. Whatever your problem this article can help you with this type of home electrical repair.

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