Home Wiring Plan Software - Making Wiring Plans Easily

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Do You Want to Make Your Home Wiring Plan?

EdrawMax specializes in diagramming and visualizing. Learn from this article to know everything about symbols of home wiring plan, how to make a home wiring plan, and wiring plan examples. Just try it free now!

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An easy-to-use home wiring plan software with pre-made symbols and templates. It helps make accurate and high-quality wiring plans, home wiring plans, house wiring plans, basement wiring plans, and many other electrical wiring with the least effort.

1. Symbols Required for Home Wiring Plan

When you are going to make a wiring plan, the built-in symbol library contains the most commonly used wiring plan symbols, including lighting, switches, sockets, and some individual appliances such as ceiling fan, doorbell, smoke detector, monitor, and alarm. A home wiring plan is usually created based on the original floor plan structure. Therefore, the basic floor plan symbols, such as walls, furniture, and appliances, are also necessary.

You can discover more electrical symbols for circuit design.

Electrical and Telecoms

Electrical and Telecom



Wall, Shell and Structure

Wall, Shell, Structure

2. Create Home Wiring Plan With Built-in Elements

Before wiring your home, a wiring diagram is necessary to plan out your outlets, switches, lights and connect them. However, if you are just a beginner in this field, you must need to watch some helpful video tutorials that will teach you some basics of wiring and electrical engineering. After that, when you start to draft your own wiring plan, don't forget to select the perfect suitable design software for yourself.

EdrawMax contains an extensive range of electrical and lighting symbols, which makes a wiring plan will be a piece of cake for anyone. As the picture shows below, it's an easy wiring plan maker with an intuitive interface. If you are not drawing professionally and don't need complicated drawing as CAD, this is your best choice!

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3. How to Make a Home Wiring Plan With Video Tutorial

Creating a home wiring plan is easy with EdrawMax. To open a new drawing page, navigate to the built-in template center, choose Building Plan, and double-click one of the Electrical and Telecom Plan templates to start drawing.

Electrical and Telecom Plan

To open the corresponding libraries, click the Library icon → Floor Plan. Then you will find a list of floor plan symbol libraries and just choose to add what you want to use.

Wall, Shell, Structure

Drag and drop the required shapes into the canvas to create your wiring plan.

Drag and drop the required shapes

Use the quick and powerful formatting tools in EdrawMax and change the color or styles of the lines and symbols. When finished, you can export the drawing to different formats, including PDF, HTML, Word, Excel, PPT, Visio, PNG, JPG, etc.

4. Free Editable Wiring Plan Examples & Templates

Below are some wiring plan examples which you can download and use as templates. When you download and open an example, the required symbol libraries, such as lighting, electrical, and telecom, are already open. Therefore, it's even quicker if you start with these templates.

Home Wiring Plan Example

House Wiring Plan

Basement Wiring Plan Example

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