Single Pole Switch Wiring Methods
Photos, line diagrams and wiring schematics explaining single pole wiring techniques.
3 Way Switch Wiring Methods
Photos, diagrams and schematics explaining 3 way switch wiring techniques including some that should be banned.
4 Way Switch Wiring Methods
Diagrams and schematics explaining 3 way switch wiring techniques.
Nailing Up Electrical Boxes
More in depth information on the "Rough In" stage with pictures of techniques.
Drilling Walls For Electrical Wiring
Some basic drilling methods with photos.
How to Fix a Dead Outlet
1) Reset ALL circuit breakers 2) Reset ALL GFI outlets 3) Flip on ALL switches.
1 law, 4 quantities, 12 formulas and 1 flaw. With pie charts, triangle charts and calculators.
Tools and Equipment Used by Residential Electricians
Including 10 tools for beginners.
Life as a Residential Electrician
A Job description explaining the expectations of a Residential Electrician.
The 5 Stages of Residential Electrical Construction
How Electricians are scheduled into the overall construction of a house.
The Electrical Rough in of a new house
Installing the electrical system before sheet rock is applied.
The Electrical Finish of a new house
Installing the electrical components after the paint is dry.
Introduction to Switch Wiring
More in depth information on the "Finish" stage.
This Home page. (120v stands for 120 volts)
|Nailing up boxes article|
|Single Pole article|
|The Electrical Rough in of a new house|
|Drilling walls for house wiring |
|The Electrical Finish of a new house|
|Article on 3 way switch wiring methods (to read the article, click the photo)|
|Make your own spinning wire reel using materials found on the job.|
The washer (in photo), held down with wire (cable), spins on the head of the nail.
|Sometimes you get to return to a house that you wired as new. |
This photo was taken 6 years after we finished the house.
|Another view, notice the indirect rope lighting near the ceiling|