Electrical wiring is installed to provide a wide range of power options in your home. It is used for lighting, receptacles to power things like TV’s, stereos, curling irons, and hair dryers. The wiring also feeds a variety of appliances, both big and small, throughout the home. These include ranges, ovens, refridgerators, freezers, dishwashers, microwave ovens, washers, dryers, toasters, blenders, pizza ovens, coffee pots, and crock pots, just to name a few. Installing the proper sized wire is essential for proper operation and electrical safety.
The links below will help guide you through both wire sizes used and installation of many of these appliances.
- Wire Gauge and Ampacity
- Wire Resistance Increases With Cable Length
- Electrical Wire Gauge, Ampacity, and Wattage Load
- Common Types of Electrical Wiring Used In Homes
- Kitchen Appliance Connection Requirements
- How To Wire Typical Laundry Circuits
- Appliance Repair Projects