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  • Electrical Wire Color Coding

    What Color Wire Goes Where? Read OUR Disclaimer FIRST! By Timothy Thiele, About.com Guide Electrical Wire Markings Electrical wires have markings stamped or printed on the outside sheath of the cable. These markings tell what type and size of wire that you have. But looking deeper, the color of the wires inside of the sheath, like in type NM cable, will reveal that different color wires serve different purposes. Black Wires Black wires are ...

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  • How To Install a Dryer Cord

    By Timothy Thiele, About.com Guide Read OUR Disclaimer FIRST! Remove The Electrical Connection Cover The first step of installing a dryer cord is to uncover the electrical connection box. This is located in the back of the machine. Look for a cover plate with a 3/4" hole next to it. This hole is where the cord will be inserted to make the connection. Take out your toolbox and get out your nut driver ...

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  • Connect a Range Cord

    By Timothy Thiele, About.com Guide Read OUR Disclaimer FIRST! A new electric range is a welcome appliance in your home. You may need to connect a range cord to make it operational, unless the appliance store that you purchased it from supplies it. These simple step-by-step instructions will guide you through a range cord installation. For this project you'll need a nut driver set, a Phillips screwdriver, a range cord, and ...

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  • Surge Protection

    Surge Protection That Pays Read OUR Disclaimer FIRST! By Timothy Thiele, About.com Guide http://electrical.about.com/od/electricalsafety/tp/surgeprotection.01.htm urge protectors are designed to protect your expensive electronic devices. These devices can eliminate noise on wiring that often interferes with signal transmissions between devices. Although they are not designed to stop high-powered surges like lightning strikes, surge protectors are worth their weight in gold. Lighting protection should be addressed by installing lightning rods on your home. A ...

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