Electrical, Lighting and other Wires! #1: Electrical, Lighting and Such

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Blog entry by wichle posted 05-08-2010 11:33 PM 996 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Having owned two older houses, 1926 and 1937, I have had the need to do a good deal of wiring. I always make sure that anything I do meets or exceeds code. Only once was I questioned when selling a house, I had used a LARGER guage wire, , 12 instead of 14, and 14 was code. I had to point out that 12 was probably over kill, a friendly cup of coffee and some conversation took care of the issue.

My fall back reference for alot of electrical questions is Home Depot’s book “Home Improvement 1-2-3”. Remember providing 220 VAC to a table saw is no different than providing electrical for an electric stove.

If you are rumming conduit, I get information on numbers of conductors, etc, at

-- Bill, Michigan "People don't come preassebled, but are glued together by life"

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