Check your stove. Most of the new ones are 40 amp, which would use an 8/3 wire, and a 40 amp breaker. I would wire to a stove receptacle, and use a range cord on the stove to enable easy plug in.
I take it you are replacing the gas stove with an electric stove? The new stove will have a nameplate with the amperage required. A 40 amp 220 volt is typical. This would use an 8/3 wire and a 40 amp 2 pole breaker. You would also want a range plug and box, as well … Read more
Many electric ranges are 40 amp using a #8- 3 conductor. The stove will have a nameplate with this info, and the breaker would then be a 2 pole 40 amp.
If there is room in your electrical panel, a new circuit breaker or two can be added so that your addition has its own circuits. A wire is run from the electrical panel to your new area, and then used to wire the new plugs and lights.
Installation Of In-line Switch On An Extension Cord, Cut The Line To Wide Pronged,(neutral) Or The Narrow Prong (hot)?
It is preferred (safety) to install the switch on the hot side (narrow prong) of the line, otherwise there is a shock hazard when changing bulbs. If you have already installed the switch on the wrong line, you can reverse the plug on the end and change wires on bulb socket??
Does "Load" Connect To "Hot"? What Wire Would "Line" Connect To? And Neutral Would Connect To White, Correct?
Line refers to incoming power, and load refers to the item you are switching. The white or neutrals all connect together. The load wire is often red on a photocell.
In A Typical Home Electrical Panel Installation The Main Ground Wire Is Connected Directly From A Ground Rod Driven Into The Ground To The What?
You need to check with the Electrical Inspector, or a local electrician, as it varies from state to state, etc. I moved from an area where the ground went from the ground rod to the panel neutral, and ground. Where I now live, the Electrical utility wants it on the neutral at the meter base, … Read more
This one is easy, if you stay methodical. I use a process of elimination as I wire. First, connect all the grounds together and wire nut them. Next, connect all the white wires together, except the white wire from the 3-way (C) and wire nut them. Now for the good stuff, take the black from … Read more