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Follow these simple steps to replace a socket or plug on an extension cord. Your cord will be safe and you’ll avoid the high cost of a new one.
One solution for a flickering light bulb is to bend the tab in the socket slightly upward to assure a better electrical contact. The fix takes…
If you accidentally cut your extension cord or power tool cord, save it by adding a new plug and receptacle to the two pieces—a safer…
A doorbell that doesn't ring has four possible problems: the button, the chime, the transformer or the wiring that connects them all. Here’s how…
A dead line or static on your phone may be due to bad wall jack. Replace it in 10 minutes.
Replacing a damaged plug is easy, but for safety you have to follow proper wiring rules, especially when wiring a polarized plug. A polarized…
Accidentally cut an underground electrical wire? The easiest way to repair it is with an underground splice kit, which uses a rustproof…
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When the display panel on your appliance flashes strange numbers, grab your owner’s manual. It may be flashing a fault code that’ll…
Wire plugs correctly to maintain polarity (and safety!), that is, the correct path for the voltage-carrying hot wire and the neutral wire.
Fix expensive earbuds by resoldering broken electrical connections. It's a quick and easy process.
Fix burned wire inside electrical boxes by replacing charred insulation. You can do this quickly and easily without pulling in new wires.
In about 30 minutes you can repair the electrical wiring in almost any lamp—and make it safe as well.
Pull chain light fixtures are easy to replace when the switch wears out or breaks. We show you how to replace it safely and quickly. It'll only…
Find a holiday light problem and fix it fast with this simple tester and repairer. You don't have to test every bulb!
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