If you're really good at framing roofs but can't figure out how to wire a middle-of-the-run receptacle, this is the DVD for you.
The Basics of Household Wiring is an excellent training DVD, designed to get your new hires, trainees or beginners in the electrical field up to speed with the complexities of household wiring. While it won't help you pass the electrician's exam, this DVD will show you, using illustrated examples, how to correctly wire a three and four-ways switch, install GFCIs for single and multi-location protection, wire switch loops, half receptacles, two-gang receptacles and much more. You'll also learn to understand the difference in amps, volts, and watts, arc-fault circuit interrupters, electricity flow and service panels, just to name a few. You'll learn how to calculate total watts and determine the right breaker size for the number of fixtures you plan to install. You'll see in blazing color how to wire end-of-the-run and middle-of-the-run receptacles in ways only experienced electricians could describe. You'll also learn the trade secrets of the rough wiring stage and what all the writing on wiring and receptacles really means.
While this tutorial won't make you a professional electrician, it will assist you and your crew to feel comfortable with smaller wiring projects that may be part of your larger jobs. This program should help you earn many times its small price and avoid a lot of mistakes along the way. Large, clear, instructions show you what the National Electrical Code requires better than any grouchy veteran electrician ever could. You can watch this video on your computer and come to your next wiring job full of confidence, knowing that, in most cases, you can now tackle previously challenging electrical projects yourself.
1 hour and 27 minutes