Lutron Dimmer Wiring Diagram Collection.
Declining to take the correct precautions or to use the right tools can put you you in danger. Common hazards include electrocution and possible electrical open fire.
Lutron Dimmer Wiring Diagram
Confident that you know very well what you’re doing? Be sure to keep these safety advice when mind to avoid hazards during your home electrical wiring project.
1. Power Off
Guarantee the energy is off at the breaker before you begin and use a voltage tester to verify that cables and/or electrical contacts are completely dead before you start working on them. Make sure everyone in your home is aware that electrical work is going on. Tape the circuit breaker into the off position.
2. Be Careful What You Touch
Never touch plumbing or fuel pipes while working together with electricity they are often used to ground electrical systems.
3. Make use of the Proper Tools
Before starting, make sure you have a plan in place as to what outlets, buttons and fixtures will be involved in your project. Help to make sure you have all the appropriate tools, including but not limited to: needlenose pliers, wire cutters, cable & line stripper, fish & colored tape, volt quality tester, continuity specialist, electric & rightangle drill. You may be able to hire some of this equipment from the local hardware store.
4. Choose the Right Parts
If you are installing new receptacles make certain the new ones match the cabling in your home. A AL-CU stamps means you can use it on aluminum and copper wiring. In case it is unmarked or there is a slash through the 'S if should only be used on copper wiring.
5. Add a Junction Box
Never splice wires together and cover up them within a wall with no passageway box — an accessible junction box should always be used to join wires.
6. Replace Old Wiring That will Shows Signs Of Deterioration or Fraying
7. Fix Fuse and Breaker Difficulties
8. Don’t Overload.
Inundated outlets or file format cords can create a fire hazard.
In case in doubt, seek advice from a detailed reference publication or find a professional to do the work. Even if you think you received the project right, one mistake could leave a potential fire hazard lurking in your walls. A reputable electrical contractor understands all facets of home wiring and may be able to wire your home safely in less time than it takes you to learn.