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How to Make a Home Wiring Plan

> Floor Plan How-Tos > How to Make a Home Wiring Plan
Posted by Allison Lynch | 12/31/2020

Part 1: What is House Wiring Plan?

A wiring diagram is a pictorial representation of an electric circuit, where the elements of the loop and the signal connections between devices and the power source are shown in the conventional methods as simplified shapes. In this video, we will show you how to create a house wiring diagram with EdrawMax.

Part 2: Tips to Wiring Your Home

  • Install enough outlets in the bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. For example, you need at least four outlets in the kitchen for the extractor hood, refrigerator, rice cooker and bread machine.
  • Try to picture where you will place the furniture, and make sure the outlets are easy to access.
  • Outdoor holiday lighting outlets are very important. Plan for multiple outlets near the doors and windows.
  • Before wiring an appliance, be sure you know where to place the wires to keep your wiring projects safe and functional for years to come.
  • Part 3: How to Make House Wiring Plan?

    Step 1: Start EdrawMax.

    Step 2: Navigate to [New]>[Building Plan]>[Electrical and Telecom Plan].

    House Wiring Plan step 1

    Step 3: Click the [+] sign to start from scratch according to the space layout you are going to make a house wring plan.

    House Wiring Plan step 2

    Step 4: You can export the file to Graphics, PDF, editable MS Office file, SVG and Visio vsdx file.

    export and save

    Step 5: And you can share your diagram with others via social media and web page.

    House Wiring Plan step 3

    Watch the video to learn how to create a House Wiring Plan.

    If you have trouble in watching the video tutorial, please visit it at YouTube.

    Part 4: House Wiring Plan Examples

    Example 1: Basement Wiring Plan Template

    A basement wiring plan is very necessary to instruct how to run the wires. Here is a basement wiring plan template available to download. You can use it to design your wiring plan when you want to start fast.

    Basement Wiring Plan Template

    Example 2: Electrical Plan Template

    A free customizable electrical plan template is provided to download and print. Quickly get a head-start when creating your own electrical plan. With all the shapes drawn and designed with editable feature, you can have high level electrical plan quite easily.

    Electrical Plan Template

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