Typical Home Wiring Diagrams

Cable Connections / Floor Plan

This page provides two diagrams of a typical home wiring circuit.

Click on an image to expand it in a separate tab. You may want to print them to compare side-by-side.

This diagram shows wiring connections as they might be found in the electrical boxes:
wire connections of a typical house circuit- thumbnail

This one gives a floorplan of the same circuit, showing the cables as they might have been run in the rooms: cables as run ot lights and outlets in rooms- thumbnail

For a detailed description of the connections diagram, go to the Tour of a circuit.

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