3 Way Switch Wiring / How to Wire 3-Way switches

You may be new to electrical work but wish to wire a 3-way switch. 3 way switch wiring is harder than a single pole. It is the interconnection of two or more switches. 3-way light control helps in hallways and large rooms to turn the lights from two locations. But it’s harder to install than … Read more

How to wire a Circuit Breaker Box

Welcome to mariaelectricals.com. In this article, you will learn how to wire a breaker box.  Wiring a breaker panel is the work of a professional electrician, and never a DIY project. This is because the board serves as a hub where incoming power is distributed to the branch circuits in your house. Such work requires … Read more

How to Wire a 220v Plug with 4 Wires

The use of three wires to wire a 220V dryer outlet began in the 1960s. These wires include two hot wires (black and red), and one wire that serves both as ground and neutral wire. The wiring system worked well and is still in use in many homes today. However, there is a greater risk … Read more

How to Wire a 3 Prong 220v Plug or Outlet

Maybe you bought a 3 prong dryer but your home electrical system is 120V, or you have a 3 prong electrical tool that you want to use. You can still use the heavy appliances in your home by installing a 220V plug with 3 wires.  A 3 prong 220-volt outlet wired to a 30 amp … Read more

What is a 4-Way Light Switch? See How It Works Below!

A 4-way switch is an electrical switch used to control a light fixture from three or more different locations. It is used in commercial or residential homes, mostly on staircases, hallways, and large rooms. Four-way switch requires three-way switches to work. And with proper connection, you can switch on/off a single light from anywhere in … Read more

House Electrical Wiring: Learn How to Wire a House Today.

House electrical wiring is a way of connecting electrical wires to related materials like switches, circuit breakers, sockets, distribution boards, light fixtures, and then linking them to a utility pole for a power supply. A licensed electrician who understands electrical diagrams and safety standards does this. During installations, he considers the electrical loads, operating voltage, … Read more

What is Electrical Earthing or Grounding?

Electrical earthing is the process of transferring the immediate discharge of electrical energy to the earth through a low resistance wire. It is done by connecting the neutral points of an electrical system, such as the earth terminals of socket cables to the earth plate, usually buried in the ground. Grounding helps prevent electrocution whenever … Read more