In order to wire a 220-volt receptacle, turn off the power, choose the appropriate cable and attach the wires to the corresponding screws. Contact a licensed electrician to connect the cable to the main panel.
In order to wire a 220-volt receptacle, follow all local building codes and ordinances and obtain any necessary building permits before commencing work.
- Turn off power
- Choose the cable
- Run the cable
- Contact an electrician
Turn off the power at the main electrical panel. Use a voltmeter to ensure the power is off.
Choose the right-size gauge that works with the amperage of the intended appliance.
Drop the cable through the receptacle and tighten the cable onto the cable clamp. Connect the green cable wire to the green grounding screw. Then strip the insulation on the wire and connect the green wire to the green screw, the white wire to the silver screw and the black wire to the brass screw.
Contact a licensed electrician to connect the cable to the main electrical panel.