How do I Pigtail Electrical Ground Wires?

Answer Electrical cables typically have two or three wires plus a ground wire. If you have two or more cables in the same electrical box, all of the ground wires need to be connected together. If the box ... Read More »

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How to Connect Electrical Box Ground Wires?

Ground wires are identified as either a bare or green-colored wire within an electrical circuit. Ground wires are designed to route or channel any electrical power surge or short away from the user... Read More »

How to Tie Electrical Wires?

Electrical wires, whether 110 volts or 12 volts, benefit from bundling. Keeping wires neatly organized allows easier referencing of the wires, keeps them out of the way and reduces accidental dama... Read More »

Electrical Capacity of Wires?

A wire's electrical capacity is measured by how much current it is capable of carrying without overheating and is a function of diameter, or gauge. The larger the gauge, the more current a wire can... Read More »

How many wires can you put in an electrical conduit?

The amount of wires that can safety fit in an electrical conduit system is determined by the amount of conductors that are present in said wires. The National Electrical Code does not specify a num... Read More »