The Solera Group provides you with electrical wiring services in the general vicinity of Los Altos, CA
Electrical Wiring – Los Altos – Overview
Electrical work scares many people, but if you know a few basic concepts, and ALWAYS turn off the power before doing any work, simple electrical projects are within the capabilities of any homeowner.
This is a series of short articles, each one focused on a single topic, all linking back to this one.
The topics to be covered are:
- Basic Concepts
- What is a circuit?
- What is a panel?
- What is a breaker?
- Circuit breaker ratings and wire gauges.
- What is a ground?
- What is romex?
- What is wire gauge, why does it matter?
- How is romex color coded?
- What is a junction box?
- What is a splice?
- Outlet circuits vs lighting circuits
- Dedicated circuits
- Extending a circuit
- How switched circuits work
- Adding a new circuit
- Adding recessed lighting
- Adding an outlet
- Adding a microwave circuit
After reading the series, you will be able to perform simple electrical tasks in your own home.
If however, you wish a professional do these tasks for you, we would appreciate an opportunity to be of service.
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