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Replacing a 3-Way Switch

All three-way switches have one screw that is a different color than the others. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will teach you how to replace a three-way switch and share a tip to make this job a piece of cake. Watch Video »

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  1. Replacing a 3-Way Switch

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3490 views

    All three-way switches have one screw that is a different color than the others. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will teach you how to replace a three-way switch and share a tip to make this job a piece of cake.

  2. Proper Way to Use Wire Nuts

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2538 views

    There are two schools of thought on connecting wires with wire nuts. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you the way that the wire nut manufacturers recommend. Let the wire nuts to the twisting for you.

  3. Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2243 views

    When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to splice in jumper wires to give you the slack you need.

  4. How to Connect Wires to Terminal Screws

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    4613 views

    Whether running wire to a switch or an outlet, you need to know the proper way to connect wires to the terminal screws. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you what color wire goes on each screw terminal.

  1. How to Connect Wires to Terminal Screws

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    4613 views

    Whether running wire to a switch or an outlet, you need to know the proper way to connect wires to the terminal screws. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you what color wire goes on each screw terminal.

  2. Replacing a 3-Way Switch

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3490 views

    All three-way switches have one screw that is a different color than the others. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will teach you how to replace a three-way switch and share a tip to make this job a piece of cake.

  3. Proper Way to Use Wire Nuts

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2538 views

    There are two schools of thought on connecting wires with wire nuts. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you the way that the wire nut manufacturers recommend. Let the wire nuts to the twisting for you.

  4. Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2243 views

    When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to splice in jumper wires to give you the slack you need.

  5. How to Wire a Half Switched Electrical Outlet

    Source:Homeaddition

    669 views

    Mark Donovan of http://www.HomeAdditionPlus.com shows how to wire a half switched electrical outlet

  6. Electrical Wiring Troubleshooting

    Source:Homeaddition

    431 views

    In this video, Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus shows how to troubleshoot electrical wiring in an electrical box, and how to identify where the electrical wires are feeding to or from.

  7. Learn About Electrical Safety

    Source:AskTheBuilder

    408 views

    Electrical safety is important on every building and remodeling job, especially when installing lights and outlets. AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter offers some electrical safety tips that will keep you and your home safe.

  8. Switched Electrical Outlet Wiring

    Source:Homeaddition

    362 views

    Mark Donovan of http://www.HomeAdditionPlus.com shows how to wire a switched electrical outlet.

  9. Electrical Circuit Testers

    Source:Homeaddition

    258 views

    Mark Donovan of http://www.HomeAdditionPlus.com reviews a high voltage electrical circuit tester and a digital multimeter electrical circuit tester for use in home electrical wiring.

  10. Circuit Breakers

    Source:Homeaddition

    215 views

    Mark Donovan of http://www.HomeAdditionPlus.com discusses circuit breakers in home electrical wiring.

  11. Home Electrical Wiring Tools

    Source:Homeaddition

    211 views

    Mark Donovan of http://www.HomeAdditionPlus.com reviews basic home electrical wiring tools required when doing small electrical wiring projects around the house.

  12. How to Insulate Electrical Outlets and Switches

    Source:Homeaddition

    168 views

    Mark Donovan of http://www.HomeAdditionPlus.com shows how to save on home energy bills by insulating electrical outlets and switches.

  13. How to Replace an Exterior Light Fixture

    Source:ServiceMagic

    137 views

    In this video by ServiceMagic.com, see how to replace an outdoor light fixture. Warning! Always make sure power supply is completely cut off before replacing electrical equipment.

  14. How to wire a 3-way Light Switch

    Source:Homeaddition

    100 views

    Mark Donovan of http://www.HomeAdditionPlus.com shows how to wire a 3-way light switch

  15. How to Wire Pendant Light Fixtures

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    71 views

    A video lesson on How To Connect Wires Of Pendant Light Fixtures that will improve your electrical diy skills. Learn how to get good at electrical diy from Videojug's hand-picked industry leaders.

  16. Electrical Safety and the Kitchen Countertop

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Parenting

    69 views

    Learn about electrical safety and how to child-proof your kitchen work area and counter top.

  17. Learn how to Install a Ceiling Fan - Determining the Fan Size

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Home

    60 views

    Learn how to install a ceiling fan - determining the fan size in this video.

  18. Wiring a Combo Switch Outlet Circuit With Constant Power

    Source:Homeaddition

    43 views

    Mark Donovan of www.HomeAdditionplus.com shows how to wire a combo switch outlet such that the outlet is always powered.

  19. Learn how to Install a Ceiling Fan - Preparing the Parts

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Home

    25 views

    Learn how to install a ceiling fan - preparing the parts in this video.

  20. Learn to Install a Ceiling Fan

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Home

    24 views

    Learn to install a ceiling fan in this series of videos.

  21. Learn how to Install a Ceiling Fan - Installing the Bracket

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Home

    23 views

    Learn how to install a ceiling fan - installing the bracket in this video.

  22. How to Install an Electrical Outlet

    Source:Buildipedia

    22 views

    Whether you have a broken electrical outlet or just want to update the look, installing a new 120-volt electrical outlet is a simple project.

  23. Installation of a Standby Generator

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Wheels

    21 views

    Learn of the many factors that must be taken into account when installing a Standby Generator.

  24. How to Wire Low Voltage Light Fixtures

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    20 views

    Have you ever wanted to get good at electrical diy. Well look no further than this advice video on How To Install Low Voltage Light Fixtures. Follow Videojug's professional experts as they help you through this educational resource.

  25. How to Connect a Ceiling Fan

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    18 views

    This informative video is a invaluable time-saver that will enable you to get good at diy and interiors, electrical diy. Watch our instructional video on How To Set Up A Ceiling Fan from one of Videojug's professionals.

  26. How to Install a Ceiling Fan

    Source:ServiceMagic

    13 views

    If you're installing your own ceiling fan, you need to make sure your ceiling can handle the weight. David Lupberger shows how you can reinforce your ceiling if it needs it. CAUTION: Get professional advice any time you handle an electrical device.

  27. Selecting a Standby Generator For Your Needs

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Wheels

    10 views

    Learn about the different types of backup electrical generators.

  28. How to Wire a Three Way Switch

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    10 views

    This instructional video is a extremely helpful time-saver that will enable you to get good at electrical diy. Watch our video on How To Install A Three Way Stitch from one of Videojug's professionals.

  29. How to Prepare Wiring For the Recessed Lights

    Source:Nili Nathan

    9 views

    Heather Smith, professional home contractors, talks you through the process of installing recessed lightning but before you start installing you need to pull a line onto the lightning can.

  30. Remodeling Electric Box Extension

    Source:homeremodelworkshop

    5 views

    Bob Schmidt shows you how to use an electrical box extension with standard plastic electrical boxes, during remodeling. when adding drywall, tile, wood over existing surfaces.

  1. Replacing a 3-Way Switch

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    3490 views

    All three-way switches have one screw that is a different color than the others. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will teach you how to replace a three-way switch and share a tip to make this job a piece of cake.

  2. Proper Way to Use Wire Nuts

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2538 views

    There are two schools of thought on connecting wires with wire nuts. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you the way that the wire nut manufacturers recommend. Let the wire nuts to the twisting for you.

  3. Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    2243 views

    When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, shows you how to splice in jumper wires to give you the slack you need.

  4. How to Connect Wires to Terminal Screws

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    4613 views

    Whether running wire to a switch or an outlet, you need to know the proper way to connect wires to the terminal screws. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you what color wire goes on each screw terminal.

  5. How to Tile an Electrical Outlet Cover

    Source:Howcast

    Add a crafty touch to an electrical outlet or light switch cover with this handy technique.

  6. How to Fix a Fuse in a Circuit Breaker

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    3 views

    This guide is a useful time-saver that will enable you to get good at electrical diy. Watch our tutorial on How To Fix A Fuse In A Circuit Breaker from one of Videojug's professional experts.

  7. Electrical Wiring Troubleshooting

    Source:Homeaddition

    431 views

    In this video, Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus shows how to troubleshoot electrical wiring in an electrical box, and how to identify where the electrical wires are feeding to or from.

  8. Home Inspection - Checking the Electrical Panel

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Home

    4 views

    Find out how a home inspector checks the electrical panel in your home.

  9. How to Connect a Ceiling Fan

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    18 views

    This informative video is a invaluable time-saver that will enable you to get good at diy and interiors, electrical diy. Watch our instructional video on How To Set Up A Ceiling Fan from one of Videojug's professionals.

  10. Working with Electricity Safety

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    3 views

    Have you ever wanted to get good at electrical diy. Well look no further than this guide on How To Work Safely With Electricity . Follow Videojug's professional experts as they direct you through this informative video.

  11. How to Prepare Wiring For the Recessed Lights

    Source:Nili Nathan

    9 views

    Heather Smith, professional home contractors, talks you through the process of installing recessed lightning but before you start installing you need to pull a line onto the lightning can.

  12. How to Wire a Dimmer Switch

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    1 views

    A video lesson on How To Safely Wire A Dimmer Switch that will improve your electrical diy skills. Learn how to get good at electrical diy from Videojug's hand-picked professional experts.

  13. Installation of a Standby Generator

    Source:MonkeySee.com - Wheels

    21 views

    Learn of the many factors that must be taken into account when installing a Standby Generator.

  14. How to Wire a Phone Jack

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    3 views

    Watch How To Install A Phone Jack from the pioneers of how to videos. This guide will give you helpful instructions to guarantee you get good at electrical diy.

  15. How to Wire Wall Sockets

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    5 views

    Watch How To Install Wall Sockets from the world's leading how to specialist. This advice video will give you helpful instructions to make sure you get good at electrical diy.

  16. How to Replace a Fuse in a Traditional Fuse Box

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    1 views

    Have you ever wanted to get good at electrical diy. Well look no further than this educational resource on How To Replace A Fuse In A Traditional Fuse Box. Follow Videojug's industry leaders as they direct you through this informative video.

  17. How to Change a 13 Amp Fuse

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    Have you ever wanted to get good at electrical diy. Well look no further than this educational resource on How To Do 13 Amp Plug Wirings. Follow Videojug's professional experts as they steer you through this educational resource.

  18. How to Use an Outdoor Power Socket

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    Watch How To Use Outdoor Power Sockets from the how to specialists. This guide will give you informative instructions to guarantee you get good at electrical diy.

  19. How to Prepare the Power For Your Recessed Lighting

    Source:Nili Nathan

    4 views

    Heather Smith, professional home contractors, talks you through the process of installing recessed lightning but before you start installing you need to prepare the power which connects to your lightning.

  20. How to Wire Pendant Light Fixtures

    Source:videojugLifestyle

    71 views

    A video lesson on How To Connect Wires Of Pendant Light Fixtures that will improve your electrical diy skills. Learn how to get good at electrical diy from Videojug's hand-picked industry leaders.

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