Tips for Easier Electrical Wiring

Want to learn how to run electrical wire faster, better and neater? Here's a great collection of tips, tricks and techniques gleaned from master electricians with decades of experience.

Whether you have years of wiring experience under your belt, or you’re a novice, this collection of tips and techniques will help you wire faster and better. From straightening cable to labeling wires, our master electricians share their favorite tricks for making every wiring job the best it can be.

Uncoil without kinks

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Pack boxes neatly

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Peel UF like a banana

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No-snag fish tape connections

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Identify roughed-in wires

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Test before touching

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Troubleshooting GFCIs

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Multiple switches, one hot wire

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Strip sheathing first

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