Important Safety Notice


Wiring a House, 3rd Edition, by Rex Cauldwell

Wiring Complete, by Michael Litchfield and Michael McAlister


*** Product Recall ***


In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Taunton Press is conducting a recall and refund of two books:

Wiring a House, 3rd Edition (ISBN 978-1-56158-942-5)

Wiring Complete, Expert Advice from Start to Finish (ISBN 978-1-56158-815-2) 

The Taunton Press has learned that certain diagrams in these books contain errors that in certain circumstances could result in a potential safety hazard, including electrical shock. Although there have been no reported incidents, to eliminate the risk of an incident occurring, The Taunton Press is offering its customers a full refund for both books.


Action Required:  Please return your book for a full refund.

Returning your book to Taunton:

  • If you purchased your book from a retail store, please return the book to the store from which it was purchased for a full refund.

  • If you purchased your book from Taunton, please click here to print your pre-paid Merchandise Return Label for this purpose.  Once we have received your book, we will credit your account accordingly including any shipping fees that you paid at the time of purchase.


For any questions, please contact the Taunton Customer Service Center: 1-800-477-8727.

For the complete press release from the Consumer Products Safety Commission click here.