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Homeskills: Wiring: Fix Your Own Lights, Switches, Receptacles, Boxes, Cables & More (Homeskills)

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As part of our comprehensive HomeSkills DIY series, HomeSkills: Wiring will make you the brightest thing in your house.
 
Few trades are more dangerous to the novice than working with electricity. In wiring, understanding the finer details is crucial to your personal safety—it is a craft that demands only the most reliable information, and HomeSkills: Wiring provides just that. Its skills-based approach to electrical work does more than simply tell you to connect the black wire to the brass terminal; it familiarizes you with each step along the way so you understand the larger purpose for every task. The book sensibly distills the fundamental components of successful wiring: an overview of home electrical service and how it works; discussion of tools, tool usage, and materials handling; and step-by-step instructions for stripping insulated wire, making connections with a wire connector, running cable through walls, wiring ceiling lights, hooking up receptacles and switches, grounding electrical loads safely, navigating your electrical service panel, and other common wiring jobs. Add to these dependable lessons the book’s 300 beautiful how-to photos, with content updated to meet current electrical codes, and you’ll soon be conquering your home’s electrical projects safely and efficiently—without paying a premium for it.
 
Check out our five other HomeSkills guides on carpentry, deck building, landscaping, plumbing, and tiling.

Synopsis:

HomeSkills: Wiring takes a skills-based approach to electrical work, familiarizing you with each step along the way so you can conquer your home’s electrical projects safely and efficiently—without paying a premium for it.

About the Author

The editors and publishers at Cool Springs Press have combined their decades of experience to create more than 30 best-selling classics on gardening, landscaping, home repair, and remodeling. With the added expertise of the United States' most knowledgeable Do It Yourself writers and photographers, our state and local gardening books are tailored to specific regional environments across the country, while our renowned series of foolproof home improvement books have long been trusted on both the bookshelf and the job site. View our full catalog at CoolSpringsPress.com or connect with us on Facebook (facebook.com/CoolSpringsPress), Twitter (@CoolSpringsDIY), or Pinterest (pinterest.com/CoolSpringsDIY).

Table of Contents

Introduction 
 
Working with Wiring
Wiring Safety
How Electricity Works         
Understanding Electrical Circuits  
Grounding & Polarization    
Home Wiring Tools  
Wire & Cable
NM Cable      
Conduit         
Work with Conduit  
Electrical Boxes        
Install Boxes 
Electrical Panels       
Wall Switches           
Types of Wall Switches        
Testing Switches      
Receptacle Wiring    
GFCI Receptacles      
Testing Receptacles 
 
Wiring Projects
GFCI & AFCI Breakers          
120/240-Volt Dryer Receptacles   
120/240-Volt Range Receptacles  
Ceiling Lights
Recessed Ceiling Lights       
Hard-wired Smoke & CO Detectors
Baseboard Heaters  
Ceiling Fans  
Repairing Light Fixtures      
Repairing Fluorescent Lights          
 
Resources
Highlights of the National 

Electrical Code

Metric Conversions  
Index 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781591865841
Subtitle:
Fix Your Own Lights, Switches, Receptacles, Boxes, Cables and More
Author:
Cool Springs Press
Author:
Editors of Cool Springs Press
Publisher:
Cool Springs Press
Subject:
Electrical
Subject:
Home Construction-Wiring and Lighting
Subject:
Wiring Diagram
Subject:
how to wire
Subject:
electrical how to
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20130801
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300 color photos
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.81 x 8.25 in

Related Subjects

Engineering » Construction » Electrical
Engineering » Home Construction » General
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling Specification
Engineering » Home Construction » Wiring and Lighting

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