By Addison Smith. Electrical Wiring. Published at Thursday, April 12th, 2018 - 12:56:44 PM.
The first thing you need to remember while handling any electrical equipment or inspecting wires, is to check the power source. The main power outlet should be turned off and the plugs of the machines should be removed from their sockets. Secondly, you should wear protective gear like rubber gloves and slippers, safety glasses and dust masks. Never touch any electrical appliance directly, always use a quality tester to check the electrical unit or the appliance. If you want to inspect wires and cables, then make sure to get enough knowledge about the electrical codes.
How Do You Wire a Switch? One of the most common electrical wiring questions is on how to wire a switch. While using switches at home is quite easy, wiring one may not be that easy for everybody. An ON-OFF switch is actually quite simple to wire. There are different types of switches, but for this example, let’s say you are installing a single-pole toggle switch, a very common switch (and the simplest). There are three colors of wires in a typical single-pole toggle switch: black, white, and green. Splice the black wire in two and connect them on the terminal screws - one on top and the other on the bottom screw of the switch. The white wire serves as a source of uninterrupted power and is usually connected to a light colored terminal screw (e.g., silver). Connect the green wire to the ground screw of your switch.
As a homeowner it’s a good idea to inspect your home regularly. After all, it’s only normal for parts and materials to wear out with time and constant use. Replace or repair parts that are worn out or broken. Homeowners are usually faced with the following home repair types:
Here’s the good news: Most electricity-related fires can be easily avoided by following a few simple preventive measures. For instance, you should always be watchful of electric hazards around your home. When a fuse box melts or when a plug produces sparks when you try to plug it in to the wall socket, call an electrician right away. Unless you are a qualified electrician yourself, you should never try to tinker with your home’s electrical wiring; your noble efforts might cause even more damage than good. Hiring a professional to do the job will cost you a few extra bucks, but this expense is worth the added protection you can give to your home and your family in the long run.
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