How to Wire Electrical Switches and Outlets

The Do-it-Yourself Elec­trical Guide

The Complete Guide to Wiring

Complete Guide to WiringI know, from your inquiries, that many of you have minor elec­trical repairs you’d like to do in your home or shop, so I thought that I’d share these great diagrams of how to wire switches and outlets.

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Single Wire Switch Diagram

From The Complete Guide to Wiring
How to wire a single wire light switch diagram

Two Wire Switch Diagram

From The Complete Guide to Wiring
How to wire a two wire light switch diagram

Single Wire Outlet Diagram

From The Complete Guide to WiringHow to wire a single wire electrical outlet diagram

Two Wire Outlet Diagram

From The Complete Guide to Wiring
How to wire a two wire electrical outlet diagram

DIY Tip: I highly recom­mend you read these DIY Elec­trical Precau­tions prior to tack­ling any elec­trical project. Prepa­ra­tion and knowl­edge helps elim­i­nate accidents.

The above diagrams and many others are avail­able in ““The Complete Guide to Wiring”.

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4 comments
KentClark1
KentClark1

If it is a simple job, then I have no problem trying to do it myself. However, for the bigger stuff, I don't have a lot of confidence in my abilities. What would you recommend I do when searching for a contractor? I just don't want to mess anything up. http://www.central-electric.com/residential/ 

Sonunigam
Sonunigam

The dip switch is highly appreciated in the markets for its high demand in the market and provides high performance. These dip switches are quality tested products with the trusted vendors and then only supplied in the market for the clients use. These products are resistance free and very easily operated and high services.

DIY Answer Guy
DIY Answer Guy

I would advise you to call an electrician to determine if this circuit can support this new configuration.