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Breaker Box Safety: How to Connect a New Circuit

Adding a new circuit can be a daunting and even dangerous job. We show you how to do it with step-by-step instructions and important, life-saving safety tips.

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The 8 Most Common Electrical Code Violations DIYers Make

These are the electrical codes DIYers (and pros) mess up most often. Many problems stem from new additions to the National Electrical Code (NEC), while some common mistakes violate codes that have been on the books for years. These tips clear up the confusion and help you pass an electrical inspection.

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Testing a Circuit Breaker Panel for 240-Volt Electrical Service

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from wikiHow

Add a Breaker Switch

Adding a new electrical circuit to your home also requires that you add a new circuit breaker to the electrical service panel. This article will explain how to install a breaker switch and connect it to type NM non-metallic sheathed...

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How Many Outlets Can Be Placed on a 20 Amp Household Circuit?

The circuit breakers in the electrical panel in your house are safety devices. Each one is designed to disconnect power when the current passing through the circuit exceeds its rating. This prevents ...

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from The Family Handyman

Breaker Box Safety: How to Connect a New Circuit

Adding a new circuit can be a daunting and even dangerous job. We show you how to do it with step-by-step instructions and important, life-saving safety tips.

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