Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 9th Updated Edition (Spiral Bound)

Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 9th Updated Edition (Spiral Bound)

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The ultimate home wiring guide!

  • Make common electrical repairs
  • Add new switches and receptacles
  • Install lighting fixtures, appliances, and outdoor lighting
  • Run wiring from room to room
  • Add new circuits and service panels
  • Switch to smart home automation
  • Install LED wafer lighting and dimmer switches
  • Set up indoor and outdoor emergency systems
  • And much more!

This 328-page guide demystifies home wiring and residential electrical systems with easy-to-understand language, step-by-step photography, and detailed illustrations!

As a homeowner or DIYer, you'll learn how your house's electrical system works—from the inside out—and how to complete installations and repairs. This project-based book shows how to select the right cable, wires, and other equipment, and how to run wiring through walls and between floors. Easy-to-follow projects guide you through installing switches, outlet receptacles, electrical appliances, and lighting systems.

A dedicated section for wiring methods will walk you through basic circuitry, wiring, plugs, cords, sockets, and more! You'll also learn how outdoor lighting, including security and low-voltage systems, can help improve and illuminate the exterior areas around your home.

Wire with peace of mind after you learn the fundamentals of electricity and the basic rules of safety to follow. Protect your home by wiring safety and emergency power equipment like smoke detectors as well as lightning and surge protectors.

This ninth edition has been updated with the latest information on everything from recent code standards (National Electrical Code) and insight on smart home automation to renewable energy, LED wafer lighting, dimmer switches, indoor and outdoor emergency systems, and more!

Author Charlie T. Byers is an instructor at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology where he oversees and teaches a new residential remodeling department. He is also the author of DIY for Renters: Don't Call the Landlord.

Ultimate Guide: Wiring, Updated 9th Edition, explains residential electrical systems in easy-to-understand terms to help you learn how to work with electric wiring and repair, replace, and install typical electrical-system elements.

Learn how to work like a professional electrician, and save money with DIY home electrical installations, repairs, and enhancements, with Ultimate Guide: Wiring, Updated 9th Edition!

Product Details

Publisher : Creative Homeowner; Updated 9th edition (September 26, 2022)
Language : English
Spiral Bound(Paperback) : ‎328 pages
ISBN-10 : 1580115756
ISBN-13 : 978-1580115759
Item Weight : 2.6 pounds
Dimensions : 8.25 x 0.75 x 10.75 inches

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Customer Reviews

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Brian Berry
Handy for DIY

Good to have around for smaller jobs. Let's you know what tools you'll need before starting and what you might have to purchase so you can start setting aside for larger projects.


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