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 and 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 wiring multiple receptacles including circuits for duplex receptacles and ground fault interrupters.
Wiring Diagrams for Two Outlets in One Box- Wiring for two receptacles, two switches, and a receptacle outlet and switch in the same box.
GFCI Outlet 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.
Diagrams 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 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.
Making a Pigtail Splice- How to strip and slice electrical wires in a junction box.
How to Wire Outlets and Switches- How to choose and replace light switches and duplex receptacle outlets.
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.
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.