In this episode I talk about how to install an electrical plug-in receptacle. Plugs are pretty day one helper stuff, but I talk about some methods of twisting joints, using strippers, cutting sheathing, and mounting the devices that maybe some teachers out there don’t use.
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This episode covers the basics of installing an electrical switch. I cover mounting boxes, drilling holes, running 12/2 romex from a power source to a new switch box. From that switch box I install another piece of 12/2 romex to a light above. After wiring and rough-in I install a decor single-pole 15a switch and a keyless fixture with a lightbulb.
If you’re about to start your career as an electrician but don’t have a clue what tools you need, feel free to consult this list. In this video I talk about all of the tools that I deem necessary to start your career with. There will be endless tools that you will buy through the years but these are the basics that every apprentice electrician needs.
In this episode we talk about the many different types of electrical testing equipment that electricians use daily. This is a list of the multimeters and electrical testers that I use, as an electrician, most often. We cover, plug testers, non contact voltage testers, toners, multimeters, amp clamp and ammeters, continuity, amperage, voltage, capacitance, and resistance. If you’re looking to buy a new tester or just don’t know where to begin, this episode is a great place to start.