House Wiring Diagrams and Project Guides

light switch wiring diagrams
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.
receptacle outlet wiring diagrams
Wiring Diagrams for Receptacle Wall Outlets-
Diagrams for all types of household electrical outlets including: duplex, GFCI, 15, 20, 30, and 50amp receptacles.
3 way switch diagrams
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 diagrams
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.
diagrams 3 way switch with multiple lights
3 Way and 4 Way Switches to Control Multiple Lights-
Diagrams for wiring to control multiple light fixtures with 3 and 4-way switches.
fan light kit wiring diagram
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 from outlet to outlet
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 Diagrams for Two Outlets in One Box-
Wiring for two receptacles, two switches, and a receptacle outlet and switch in the same box.
wiring diagrams gfci switch combo
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
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.
wiring diagrams for circuit breakers
Circuit Breaker Wiring Diagrams-
Wiring for a breaker box, a GFCI breaker, as well as 15, 20, 30, and 50 amp circuit breakers.
wiring diagrams switched outlet
Switched Receptacle Wiring Diagrams-
Wiring diagrams for a switch to control a receptacle with various arrangements and multiple receptacles in the same circuit.
wiring diagrams new light
Diagrams to Add a New Light Fixture-
Wiring to add a light from an existing switch or receptacle circuit.
wiring diagrams for new receptacle outlet
Diagrams to add a New Receptacle-
Wiring diagrams to add an outlet from an existing switch or receptacle.
wiring diagrams for several doorbell circuits
Doorbell Wiring Diagrams-
Wiring for hardwired and battery powered doorbells including adding an AC adapter to power an old house door bell.
wiring diagrams for a lamps
Lamp Wiring Diagrams-
Wiring for a standard table lamp, a 3-way socket, and an antique lamp with four bulbs and two switches.
run of new electrical cable behind a baseboard
Adding a New Electric Wall Outlet-
How to run cable behind a baseboard to add a new receptacle outlet.
splicing electric wires with a pigtail
Making a Pigtail Splice-
How to strip and slice electrical wires in a junction box.
light switch drawing
How to Wire Outlets and Switches-
How to choose and replace light switches and duplex receptacle outlets.
illustration of wiring inside walls
Running Cable Behind Walls-
Methods for finding an electrical source and running new cable in walls and ceilings.
how to frame for a new ceiling fixture
Framing a New Ceiling Fan-
Installing framing and hanging a new ceiling fan and light kit.
calculating electrical loads
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.
electrician's fish tape
Electrical Glossary for a household systems
Electrical Wiring Guides