This project is continued from Part 2. These next steps explain how to wire the junction box. Begin by cutting the two Romex® NM 14/2 electrical cables evenly to about 8 inches long as shown: Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
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This project is continued from Part 1. Shut Off The Electricity Before doing any work, I verified the wire was “live” with the non-contact voltage detector. The purpose here was two fold: 1) To confirm the battery operated voltage detector was working; and 2) To watch the detector go silent when the electricity is shut [...]
This project explains how to repair a broken or damaged 120VAC house electrical wire by splicing the wire with a new span of Romex® NM 14/2 electrical cable. The technique is illustrated in the following diagram: This splice repair technique is useful for fixing damage when there’s not enough slack in the electrical cable to [...]