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How to Create House Electrical Plan Easily

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Posted by Allison Lynch | 04/13/2021
How to create house electrical plans quickly seems to be difficult for most people, even for experienced designers. Edraw Floor Plan Maker provides an easy-to-use house electrical plan solution.

What is A House Electrical Plan?

A house electrical plan, also called the house wiring diagram, is the visual representation of the entire electrical wiring system or circuitry of a house (or a room).

The purpose is to distribute energy that can be used to power the various equipment and appliances around the house through proper installation and operation of the different elements included in the design such as electrical outlets, meter base, switches, breakers, and more.


Importance of House Electrical Plan

The house electrical plan is one of the most critical construction blueprints when building a new house. It shows how electrical items and wires connect, where the lights, light switches, socket outlets, and the appliances are located. A bright house electrical plan enables electrical engineers to install electronics correctly and quickly.

Steps to Create House Electrical Plan

Create a house electrical plan with a professional floor plan maker simplifies a complicated process with just a few steps.

Step 1. Run Floor Plan Maker and open a drawing page

Open Floor Plan Maker

Step 2. Set the drawing scale on the Floor Plan menu

Set Drawing Scale

Step 3. Drag floor plan symbols from the left libraries and drop them on the drawing page

Drag and Drop Symbols

Step 4. Edit and rotate house electrical shapes if necessary

Rotate Shapes

Step 5. Click Page Layout and change the theme from built-in themes if you do not like the current one

Change the Theme

Step 6. Browse your computer and find a location to save or export your house electrical plan

Save House Electrical Plan

After you go over these steps in EdrawMax, you can get your own house electrical plan like the below example.

House Electrical Plan

You can also watch this video tutorial below and learn more details about making a house electrical plan in EdrawMax!

House Electrical Plan Software

Before creating a house electrical plan, it's necessary to pick up a powerful tool. Edraw Floor Plan Maker is a professional software for creating house electrical plans with the following handy features.

Abundant Floor Plan Templates and Examples

It contains abundant, professionally-designed floor plan templates and examples. All of them are editable, just choose the one you like and make appropriate changes to fit your plan.

Templates and Examples

Support Enormous Annotations

It supports users in inserting hyperlinks, attachments, comments, and notes, making floor plans easy to understand and interpret.

Enormous Resources Insertion

Professional Functions and Symbols

Its professional functions enable engineers to design more precisely and visually. Dragging and dropping standard symbols make drawing smarter and more convenient.

Functions and Symbols

EdrawMax: a swiss knife for all your diagramming need

  • Effortlessly create over 280 types of diagrams.
  • Provide various templates & symbols to match your needs.
  • Drag and drop interface and easy to use.
  • Customize every detail by using smart and dynamic toolkits.
  • Compatible with a variety of file formats, such as MS Office, Visio, PDF, etc.
  • Feel free to export, print, and share your diagrams.

More Floor Plan Examples

Apart from house electrical plans, you can also use the floor plan maker to design home plans, office layouts, seating plans, garden plans, fire emergency layouts, HVAC plans, etc. 

Go to floor plan examples to view more examples if you are interested in them.

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Basement Wiring Plan

Garden Design

Garden Planner

School Layout

School Layout

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