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A ceiling fan box hanging from the wire about to be attached to the bracket inside of the ceiling

Installing a Ceiling Fan Using Existing Wiring

Dear Mr. Electrician: I'd like to install a ceiling paddle fan in the bedroom.  The house was built in the 70's.  The fan would...

Two and One Half Inch (63) Electrical Conduit Dimensions

Two and One Half Inch 2.5″ is the trade size, not the actual dimension of electrical conduit.  Sixty three 63 is the metric designator...

Drill and Tap Sizes

This drill and tap chart was copied from my old html site.   It does not work well with WordPress.  I need to come up...
Close shot of an inch and one quarter EMT conduit bender

Inch and a Quarter (35mm) Electrical Conduit Dimensions

One Inch and a Quarter 1 1/4″ is the trade size, not the actual dimension of electrical conduit.  Thirty Five 35 is the metric...

Three Quarter Inch 3/4″ (21mm) Electrical Conduit Dimensions

Three Quarter Inch 3/4″ is the trade size, not the actual dimension of electrical conduit.  Twenty One 21 is the metric designator not the...
Wires in a hole awaiting the installation of an electrical box

Installation of an Additional Wall Dimmer and New Ceiling Light Fixture

Dear Mr. Electrician: Is it possible to install an additional dimmer next to an existing one and connect a new ceiling light to the...