How do I properly ground a wire?

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Always make sure that the electrical power source is turned off before attempting to do any wiring work of your own, because although the line switch is off, a switch is still connected to the power source. Check this site out for instructions for how to properly ground a wire. www.inspectapedia.com
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1. Connect all electrical fixtures in all circuits in the house to the ground buss bar in the main panel using the bare wire bundled in the sheathing of the house wire. 2. Ensure
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The grounding of all electrical equipment is very important. So much so that it is an electrical code rule required in any electrical installation.
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If you are wiring from a house service panel, there are 2 hot wires coming in the house with 120V in each hot line. If you use both hot lines you get 240V for an appliance. You also
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If you don't have the wire then you just can't ground it. This should not be too much of a problem. Most light fixtures are not grounded and some don't even have ground wires.
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There are several ways to properly ground a wire. One way is to install a lug on the building's steel. Another way is to attach a ground lug to a copper water pipe. Another way is to attach the ground wire to the ground bar in your electrical panel. Or, you can drive a ground rod into the earth, and attach the wire to the ground rod.
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