Just open this book to any page and get all the answers you need to know to do every electrical job just like a pro - correctly, safely, economically! Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions! More than 200 sharp photographs, illustrations and diagrams! Shows how to save money on countless repairs, installations and improvements! Describes the nature of electricity, how it works, is measured, controlled. Tells how to check your requirements with National Electric Code. Lists tools you need for wiring jobs and basic wiring techniques. Outlines precise instructions on how to wire a new home, an old house. How to handle appliance loads, surface wiring, outlets, switches, wall and ceiling fixtures. There's even a special chapter all about outdoor lighting and wiring. And there's much more on wire testing, fluorescent lighting, doorbells and chimes, fuses and electric motors. This book is a real find and you'll have fun using it!