House Wiring 101?

Answer The best place to start any residential wiring project is at the breaker panel, which is the control center for all the circuits in your house, and understanding it will make your project easier. B... Read More »

Top Q&A For: House Wiring 101

How was the first house electrical wiring and telephone wiring put in how did the light switches work?

The oldest wiring I have run across is either knob and tube or cleat wiring. The wires did have insulation (rubber had already been invented) and the were supported off the wood frame of the house ... Read More »

What is house wiring?

House wiring for lights, outlets and appliances is standard. However, there is much more to house wiring than electrical wiring, such as wiring for telephones, Internet, cable television, intercom,... Read More »

What is 100 amp house wiring?

Amperage is a measure of the flow of electricity from power lines into your home and to appliances that use electricity. At one time, most homes were wired for 60-amp electrical service, but today ... Read More »

Does anyone know the cost of re-wiring a house?

theres really no way to give a true figure to this question without knowing what your existing wiring is, aluminum?nob and tube? an estimate is truly based on your existing circumstances