House Wiring Diagrams and Project Guides
Wiring Diagrams for Light Switches- Numerous diagrams for light switches including switch loop, dimmer, switched receptacles, a switch combo device, two light switches in one box and more.
Wiring Diagrams for Receptacle Wall Outlets- Diagrams for all types of household electrical outlets including duplex, GFCI, 15, 20, 30, and 50amp receptacles.
Wiring Diagrams for 3-Way Switches- Diagrams for 3-way switch circuits including with the light at the beginning, middle, and end, a 3-way dimmer, multiple lights, controlling a receptacle, and troubleshooting tips.
4 Way Switch Wiring Diagrams- Diagrams for 4-way switch circuits including various source and light locations, dimmer for a 4-way circuits, wiring for 4 locations, and troubleshooting tips.
3 Way and 4 Way Switches to Control Multiple Lights- Diagrams for wiring to control multiple light fixtures with 3 and 4-way switches.
Wiring Diagrams for a Fan/Light Kit- Diagrams include using a light switch to control both the fan a light, separate light dimmer and fan speed controls, light dimmer and pull chain fan, and an exhaust fan switch and timer.
Wiring Diagrams for Multiple Receptacles- Diagrams for multiple receptacles in series and parallel including circuits for duplex receptacles and ground fault interrupters.
GFCI Combo Switch Wiring- Diagrams include wiring for a garbage disposal or light fixture controlled by the combo switch with both protected and unprotected arrangements.
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Wiring Diagrams- Diagrams for GFCI receptacles including protection for duplex receptacles in the circuit and the GFCI at the end of the circuit.
Circuit Breaker Wiring Diagrams- Wiring for a breaker box, a GFCI breaker, as well as 15, 20, 30 and 50 amp circuit breakers.
Switched Receptacle Wiring Diagrams- Wiring diagrams for a switch to control a receptacle with various arrangements and multiple receptacles in the same circuit.
Diagram to Add a New Light Fixture- Wiring to add a light from an existing switch or receptacle circuit.
Diagrams to add a New Receptacle- Wiring diagrams to add an outlet from an existing switch or receptacle.
Doorbell Wiring Diagrams- Wiring for hardwired and battery powered doorbells including adding an AC adapter to power an old house door bell.
Lamp Switch Wiring Diagrams- Wiring for a standard table lamp, a 3-way socket, and an antique lamp with four bulbs and two switches.
Adding a New Electric Wall Outlet- How to run cable behind a baseboard to add a new receptacle outlet.
How to Replace Switches and Receptacles- How to choose and replace light switches and duplex receptacles.
Running Cable Behind Walls- Methods for finding an electrical source and running new cable in walls and ceilings.
Framing a New Ceiling Fan- Installing framing and hanging a new ceiling fan and light kit.
Making a Pigtail Splice- How to strip and slice electrical wires in a junction box.
Formula for Calculating Amps- Using volts and current ratings to calculate watts drawn by an appliance, includes a chart of standard wattage ratings for household devices and appliances.