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Black & Decker Advanced Home Wiring: Updated 3rd Edition * DC Circuits * Transfer Switches * Panel Upgrades (Black & Decker)
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Wire Like A Pro
Wiring is never easy, but if you own an old house or want to rewire a kitchen or new addition, there’s a good chance you’ll need a little extra instruction to get the job done. That’s where Advanced Home Wiring comes in. Hiring a professional to handle your total wiring needs often costs a few thousand dollars or more; with Advanced Home Wiring, you’ll keep your attention on your project and not on your pocket book.
In this updated 3rd edition, you’ll find an all-new troubleshooting guide that helps you find safe solutions for when your wires get crossed. We’ll teach you how to upgrade a main service panel from 100 to 200 amps, and show you firsthand how to rewire your dream kitchen (although we can’t help you with the cost of a six-burner stainless steel range and granite island unit.) Other projects that are tailor-made for more seasoned DIYers include: DC solar circuits, updating grounding and bonding for your electrical system, and using diagnostic wiring tools.
Achieve Wiring Independence Without an Expensive Contractor
Current with Codes through 2014
A carefully selected group of home wiring projects that goes beyond the basics of adding a receptacle or rewiring a lamp. With the information in this book you can take your skill in working with electrical systems to a new level. Projects include: adding a stand-alone, direct-current circuit powered by the sun; installing an automatic standby power system; replacing a main service panel; grounding and bonding your electrical system; installing a radiant flooring system; and working with 240-volt and three-phase power.
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