Stripping and Working With Electrical Wiring Cables

Here I’ll show stripping insulation because it is often done at the rough wiring stage. Splicing and joining wires are operations that happen during the finish wiring stage after drywall has been installed. Like PVC pipe, NM cable (also called Romex) is easy to work...

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Simplest Ways for Understanding Wiring

Installing boxes and running electrical cable or conduit for receptacles (outlets), switches, lights, small heating units, and other fixtures generally happens after the rough plumbing is finished, since the cable is easy to rout around pipes. Once you have ensured...

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How to Install Wiring Boxes and Cables

Installing Boxes Plastic boxes come in single-, double, triple, or even four-“gang” sizes, referring to the number of switches or receptacles you will install in them. They have integral screw holes for attaching devices. Some metal boxes also come in different gang...

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