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The installation of wire and/or electrical devices, to allow the transmission of electricity from one point to another.

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We have a buried electrical copper cables (about 35 feet to the garage or so) that has a 15 amp breaker with 14 gauge wired to the garage. Basically, since Im changing my old double duplex receptacl …
asked Feb 24 '17 by larry pinsky
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After 30 years, just found out, I had in a bedroom, two hot different 14 gauge circuit wires connected together in a 3 wire hot nut connection. I have a double gang box- one for the fan and the othe …
asked Jan 29 '17 by larry pinsky
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Is my receptacle box size big and deep enough to hold all these wires? . This is for residential home built 40 yrs ago. Also what is the difference between this and a square box? I know that NEC has i …
asked Mar 19 '17 by larry pinsky
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I have breaker that is 20 amps and is a 12 gauge copper wire that leads out of the box. Somewhere along the line in my upper crawl space it connects to a 14 gauge copper wire? What is the best way for …
asked Mar 3 '17 by larry pinsky
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My home has too many receptacles and outlets to one circuit breaker. For example i have three bedrooms, hall lights and even some bedroom Lights connected to this circuit. My question is that I want t …
asked Apr 27 '17 by larry pinsky
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Just talk to a retired electrician at Home Depot and he said that on a split receptacle you can have two different copper circuit gauge wires. Forgot to ask if he meant single pole or double pole. Fro …
asked Mar 12 '17 by larry pinsky
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Can you have two different circuits (separate) in a double gang box--one for a light and the other for a receptacle in a bathroom or anywhere in your house?
asked Jan 29 '17 by larry pinsky
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I have to shut off two circuit breakers to this one receptacle only. It doesn't affect any of the others in the lower level except for one meaning I just shut circuit breaker One off. When I took th …
asked Mar 26 '17 by larry pinsky
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I have 16 lights and receptacles that are 14 ga copper wiring except two split receptacles that are intermingled with 12 gauge wire that was placed on a 20 amp breaker? What is the best way to do …
asked Mar 10 '17 by larry pinsky
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Normally in a pigtail, you are suppose to have the same gauge of copper wires from that receptacle which would go to that one particular circuit breaker. Are there any exceptions to this rule?
asked Mar 22 '17 by larry pinsky
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The metal double-gang box (40 yrs old) is stripped where you place the 8/32 screws. I should have replace the box in the beginning. It took me an hour or so to put a nut on both of these screws from w …
asked Apr 17 '17 by larry pinsky
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From the circuit panel to my bedroom is a curcuit of 14 ga copper wire. Can you branch to multiple rooms such as to the hallway light or to another room, so that the same 15 amp breaker can be connect …
asked Apr 21 '17 by larry pinsky
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In one of the bedrooms all of the duplex receptacles are 20 amps. Do I need a 20 amp switch? Also, I have a garage which is about 30 feet from the house and the wire that goes underground is either …
asked Feb 21 '17 by larry pinsky
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In my garage (the other end of the 3 way switch) had four yellow 14 copper gauge wires used to connect this three way switch. Updating switch. When I tested the wires with a Klein clamp meter it appe …
asked Apr 16 '17 by larry pinsky
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What is the most 14 ga copper wires (hot/neutral) according to NEC should fit in a duplex receptacle standard(single gang) outlet metal box? This number should also include piggybacks?
asked Mar 10 '17 by larry pinsky

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