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How to wire service disconnect
single-pole breaker
Push down breaker
Plug-in breakers
Fits residential panels
Fits subpanels above
Buy single-pole:
Siemens 15-60 amp

Single-pole tandem breaker
double-pole breaker
Push down breaker
Plug-in breakers
Fits residential panels
Fits subpanels above
Buy double-pole:
Siemens 15-125 amp
3-phase subpanel
3-phase subpanel
Not residential
Buy:
24 space 125 amp
24 space 125 amp
NOT residential
3-pole breakers
Resource:
3-phase Wiring

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10-2 gauge/ 30 amp
10-3/ 30 amp

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground

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12-2 gauge/ 20 amp
12-3/ 20 amp

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground

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14-2 gauge/ 15 amp
14-3/ 15 amp

NMB is house wiring
UF is underground

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Spools of ground wire
Ground rods at Amazon
Service disconnect
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60-100-200 Amp outdoor service disconnect at Amazon
200 amp outdoor breaker enclosure
60 amp indoor flush mount breaker enclosure

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Ground busbars at Amazon
Copper ground rod
Ground rod clamp
Ground rod driver
Longer distance requires larger breaker and larger wire
Look at label to find watt rating of appliance, or motor or tool
measure distance between appliance and main breaker panel
Use chart to select larger wire when needed
Volts x amps = watts
Watts divided by volts = amps
Volts squared divided by watts = ohms

Resources:
Electrical formulas

Larger image with wire types, temperature, long length
Maximum wattage for household NM-B and DU-F wires
Wire diameter, weight, resistance
 



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30 amp safety cut off How to wire safety switch
240 volt subpanel How to wire subpanel

Multimeter

Test for breaks in wire/ Test for voltage
Most appliance require 80% rated voltage to function correctly
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Multimeters at Amazon
Electric testers at Amazon
Resource:
How to test and replace element
How to test thermocouple
Element tests for 120 volts
How to test wire
Safety when testing wires:
Never touch wet or previously flooded appliance.
Never stand on wet surface when working on electric.
Never stand on bare soil, put down dry boards.
Tape tester leads to wood sticks to keep hands away from power.
Use non-contact voltage tester before touching wires.
Never touch or lean into any made of metal.
Remove metal objects from pockets.
Do not use oxygen or fuel accelerants in same room as electrical repairs

Resource:
Basic house wiring

Non-contact voltage tester

Test for power without touching connectors
NEVER assume power is OFF
Buy:
Non-contact voltage tester Amazon
Electric testers at Amazon
Resource:
How to test electric power is off
wire connector assortment

Twist-on wire connector assortments

Do not reuse old connectors
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Connector assortment at Amazon
Connector assortment at Amazon
Resource
How to select and install twist-on wire connectors
Weatherproof wire connector

Weatherproof wire connector

Connector cavity is full of silicone
Built-in cover keeps silicone in place
Protect from water, dust etc
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Weatherproof size 14 to 6 Amazon
Weatherproof size 22 to 8 Amazon

Resource
How to select and install connectors
Wire connector wrench
Wrench to apply wire connectors
Tighten connector

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Wire connector blaster
Twist connector wrenches at Amazon

Resources:
How to twist wire
How to select and install twist-on wire connectors

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Blue for 16-14 wire
Yellow for 12-10 wire

Resource:
How to install terminals
Treminals

Terminals

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Terminal kit
Blue for 16-14 wire
Yellow for 12-10 wire
Push on wire connectors

Push-on wire connectors in place of twist-on connectors

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Push on wire connectors Amazon
Red 3P connector for 10-14 gauge wire
Lever connectors for stranded wire at Amazon
remove cable staple
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End cutting nippers at Amazon

 
linesman pliers
When removing insulation from wire, do NOT score or put cuts on surface of copper wire. Doing so increases resistances on wire and creates weak point.
Buy tools:
Wire strippers at Amazon
Linesman pliers
Utility knife at Amazon
End cutting nippers at Amazon

Use solid copper wire
Fire inside timer caused by stranded wire
Keep enclosure door closed at all times
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soldering guns
Resource

Timer caught fire
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Resources:
How to install gas water heater
How to install electric water heater
Troubleshoot gas water heater
Troubleshoot electric water heater
Point of use water heaters
Resources:
Troubleshoot Gas valves with manuals
Icon gas valve

How to replace water heater element Waste King disposal
How to wire tankless electric


Install point of use water heater
Titan tankless

Contactors/ relays
Type 1 and type 2 surge protection surge protection
Programmable timers

Woods timers
surge protection
Anode rods anode rods
Recirculation system

Tankless recirculation
Point of use water heater
Install and troubleshoot garbage disposal Waste King disposal
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Electronic parts

Industrial supplies

Tools and home improvement

Home and garden

Hayward pool
Pentair pool

Southwire electric
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Tools

DEWALT
Black and Decker
Stanley
SKIL
Makita
Porter-Cable
Bosch

Irwin Hand tools
Klein hand tools
Fluke electrical testing
Dremel hobby tools

Campbell Hausfeld air powered
Tekton automotive

Powerbuilt automotive
Saws and saw blades
box timers Resource:
Compare box timers
DPDT timers
Intermatic
Control water heater w/ Z-wave
Intermatic control centers Resource:
Intermatic control centers: and parts
Digital control centers and parts
Tork control centers and parts
Subpanels
All control centers and parts
Enclosures
programmable timer Resource:
Programmable timers
Countdown timers
Off delay timers
On delay timers
Timer modules
Din rail
Twin & one-shot
Woods
Intermatic
Tork
Low voltage power packs Recirculation systems
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