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  • NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®) Handbook, 2011 Edition
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    Where you connect with the do it yourself wiring information you need.


    Everyone loves to make home improvements but not everyone loves the challenges that pop up in the middle of that do it yourself project. DIY home Wiring can be one of the biggest challenges that come with your home improvement project. It is critical that the electrical system of your home be installed correctly. That is why we created our Wireityourself project, to give you some of the basics of electrical, telephone, cable, lighting and the security DIY wiring of your home. Just like home improvement, this website is a never ending project.

    Please remember that electrical codes are subject to the local authority having jurisdiction in your area. Regardless of what the national code is, the local law is king. Each area is different, some go above and beyond and others go far below. Ultimately it is up to you how the project is done, regardless of whether you need to get it inspected or not, we would advise that you make sure it is done in a safe and sound way. You and you alone are responsible for the results of your DIY wiring.

    We have step by step wiring instructions and wiring diagrams that will guide you through your home wiring project. If you still have questions you can ask questions in our forum or get the complete guide to home wiring.
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    If you don’t feel comfortable doing the wiring yourself you should read our article Secrets & Tips that will save you money with your electrical contractor. we can also help you find a local contractor to do the work, or if you are located close to the Harrisburg, PA area you may contact us directly for a contractor to do the work. Use the navigation menu on the left to navigate through the instructional pages.










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