Electrical Wiring projects
Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls
Run electrical cable through walls and across ceilings without tearing them apart
Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short
The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to splice in jumper wires to give you the slack you need.
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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere
Run electrical wires underground to reach sheds, lights, patios, and other locations following safe wiring practices. We show the easiest way,…
9 Tips for Easier Home Electrical Wiring
Even if you have years of wiring experience, there are always a few tricks you may not know. We worked with two master electricians with decades…
How to Wire a Light Socket
Correctly connect hot and neutral wires when you replace a lamp switch and socket to keep your lamp safe. Even an inexpensive plug and cord has…
Learn special tools and techniques for stripping any kind of wire. Different types of electrical cable and cords, coaxial cable, communication…
Fix Underground Wiring
Accidentally cut an underground electrical wire? The easiest way to repair it is with an underground splice kit, which uses a rustproof…
How to Successfully Move Electrical Boxes
Electrical boxes must be flush with the wall surface, which can present problems when you add wainscoting or paneling. The easiest fix is…
Cable and Telephone Wiring
You can install communication lines that will integrate, connect and route your cable and phone. The system shown here, which can be installed…
Wiring Outlets and Switches the Safe and Easy Way
Play it smart and stay safe when wiring outlets and switches