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Black and white wires both hot | This Old House
At the home of my niece,several receptacles on the same circuit stopped working.I discovered one receptacle where both the black and neutral wires are hote are no switches or light fixtures on this circuit plan is to first check each receptacle to check for reversed wires circuit is wired correctly in the breaker box question is
White, Black and Red wire question | This Old House
I'm installing a new light fixture in the bathroom of a house we are remodeling. It is a simple white and black wire fixture with the ground wire. The previous fixture had been removed before we took over. There are 2 white wires together, 2 black wires together and one red wire all capped off coming from the wall unit. One wall switch. I tried
Is My Old Electrical House Wiring Safe? - The Spruce
If you live in an old house with equally old wiring, you may or may not need to replace the wiring. Knob-and-tube wiring was run as individual wires—one black hot wire and one white neutral wire—throughout the home. The insulation on the neutral wires may also be a
Help me understand my old house wiring (light switch
My house was built in the 50s, with wiring from that time period. I'm trying to understand how to connect a modern switch up in the place of an existing old one and it just isn't making sense to me. I don't wanna goof it up so I'd like an explanation if I could get one. So the existing switch has 2 terminals on one side, and 1 on the other.
History of Old electrical wiring identification: photo guide
Old Electrical Wiring Types Photo guide to types of Electrical Wiring in Older buildings. We illustrate a variety of types of electrical wiring found in older buildings. While varying somewhat by area of the country in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, and other areas, there are recognizable generations of electrical wiring ( KNOB & TUBE
Electrical Wiring Colours - The Old and the New (UK) | EC4U
UK Wiring Colours – The Old and the New. Have you checked the colours of the wiring in your home? Are you planning on rewiring your home or taking some electrician courses? Electrical wiring colours were changed in 2006 and it’s important to know what to look for.