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Wiring: Step-By-Step Projects (Smart Guide)

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Publisher Comments:

Home wiring made simple! The latest edition in our popular Smart Guide® Series untangles the mystery of electricity and wiring for the home. Easy-to-follow instructions - updated to conform to the latest National Electrical Code -guide homeowners through the basics of home wiring, including how to safely and effectively work with wiring and descriptions of the tools that will make the job easier. Homeowners learn how their home electrical system works, the different types of cables found in the home, and how to make simple electrical connections. Chapters on switches, receptacles, plugs, cords, lamps, ceiling fixtures, thermostats, and outdoor wiring provide information on installing and repairing these electrical components.

Synopsis:

More than 250 color illustrations are featured in this book on installing andrepairing roofing and flashing.

Synopsis:

Provides homeowners with instructions on how to make simple electrical repairs: repairing switches, receptacles, lamps, ceiling fixtures, and thermostats. 226 illustrations and 42 photos.

Synopsis:

Smart Guide Wiring

This Smart Guide shows you how to install fixtures and make wiring repairs with the expertise of a professional.

• More than 200 full-color illustrations

• Over 40 color photographs

• Clear, concise step-by-step instruction

• Tips that help you save time, effort, and money

• Essential information to help you add value to your home

Synopsis:

Simple installation is covered as well as roof repair--both accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions--making this book the perfect resource for the weekend do-it-yourselfer.

Table of Contents

Smart Guide: Wiring

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
WIRING SYSTEMS...5
• How Electricity Works
• The Working Tools
• Mapping Circuits
• Overloads & Shorts
• Changing Cartridge Fuses

Chapter 2
TECHNIQUES...13
• Wire Basics
• Selecting Wire by Insulation
• Wire (Cable) Connectors
• How to Strip Off Wire Insulation
• Making Wire Splices
• Working with Flexible Clad Cable (BX)
• Working with Nonmetallic Cable
• Working with Aluminum Wire

Chapter 3
SWITCHES...25
• Types of Switches
• Working with Single-Pole Switches
• Single-Pole to Fixture
• Single-Pole Switch to Control Fixture; Constant Power to Outlet
• Single-Pole Switch to Control Light & Outlet; Power through Fixture
• Single-Pole Switch to Control Outlet Only
• Single-Pole Switch to Control Split Outlet; Power through Outlet
• Adding or Replacing Three-Way Switches
• Two Switches to Control One Fixture; Power through a Switch Box
• Two Switches to Control One Fixture; Power through Fixture
• Fixture between Two Three-Way Switches; Power through Switch
• Fixture between Three-Way Switches; Power Source at Light
• Two Three-Way Switches to Control Two Fixtures; Power through Switch
• Two Three-Way Switches to Control Two Fixtures; Power through Fixture
• Two Three-Way Switches to Control End-of-Run Fixtures
• End-Wired Fixtures; Power from Fixture
• Installing Fluorescent Dimmer Switches

Chapter 4
RECEPTACLES...43
• Replacing Receptacles
• Replacing a Side-Wired Receptacle

Chapter 5
PLUG REPAIRS...47
• Replacing Plugs & Cords
• Replacing a Standard Plug
• Replacing a Molded Plastic Plug

Chapter 6
LAMP REPAIRS...51
• Rewiring a Lamp
• Replacing Multisocket Lamp Switches

Chapter 7
CEILING FIXTURES...57
• Changing a Ceiling Fixture
• Track Lighting
• Connecting Track Lights to House Power
• Fluorescent Fixtures
• Replacing a Fluorescent Ballast
• Installing a Fluorescent Fixture
• Repairing Fluorescents
• Ceiling Fans
• Installing Ceiling Fans

Chapter 8
HVAC CONTROLS...69
• Replacing the Thermostat
• Adding a Programmable Thermostat
• Installing a Programmable Thermostat

Chapter 9
OUTDOOR WIRING...73
• Outdoor Electrical Projects
• Installing Outlets Directly into Interior
• Installing Outlets Using Conduit
• Installing Outlets Away from the House

Glossary...79

Index...80

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580111393
Subtitle:
Step-by-Step Projects
Manufactured:
Creative Homeowner
Manufactured:
Creative Homeowner Press
Manufactured:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Electrical
Subject:
Roofing
Subject:
Electric wiring
Subject:
Electric lighting
Subject:
Electric light fixtures.
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - Electrical
Subject:
Construction - Roofing
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Dwellings -- Electric equipment.
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself
Subject:
Step-by-step
Subject:
How-To
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Smart Guide
Series Volume:
GTR-596
Publication Date:
20040401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
42 color photos; 226 color illustrations
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
10.82x8.56x.24 in. .72 lbs.

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Product details 80 pages Creative Homeowner Press - English 9781580111393 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , More than 250 color illustrations are featured in this book on installing andrepairing roofing and flashing.
"Synopsis" by ,
Provides homeowners with instructions on how to make simple electrical repairs: repairing switches, receptacles, lamps, ceiling fixtures, and thermostats. 226 illustrations and 42 photos.

"Synopsis" by ,
Smart Guide Wiring

This Smart Guide shows you how to install fixtures and make wiring repairs with the expertise of a professional.

• More than 200 full-color illustrations

• Over 40 color photographs

• Clear, concise step-by-step instruction

• Tips that help you save time, effort, and money

• Essential information to help you add value to your home

"Synopsis" by , Simple installation is covered as well as roof repair--both accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions--making this book the perfect resource for the weekend do-it-yourselfer.
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