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Projects and advice for outdoor lighting, adding new outlets and all electrical projects.
10 Things You Should Know About LED Christmas Lights
You're probably thinking about what to give those on your holiday gift lists. But have you thought about upgrading your home's holiday light display? Here are 10 things you should know about LED Christmas lights.
How to Install Electrical Outlets in the Kitchen
How Circuit Breakers Work
How to Install a Dimmer Switch
11 Deadly Myths About Electricity That Need to Be Cleared Up
13 Holiday Light Dangers You Need to Know
27 Must-Know Tips for Wiring Switches and Outlets Yourself
Play it smart and stay safe when wiring outlets and switches
How to Put Lights On a Christmas Tree
Believe it or not, there's a right way and a wrong way to string Christmas lights.
15 Things You Should Know Before Doing DIY Electrical Work
Don't do any DIY electrical work if you're not fully educated on the subject. Here...
5 Electrical Projects DIYers Should Not Take On
We know our readers love to DIY, but when it comes to electrical work there...
How to Replace a Pull-Chain Light Fixture
Install a new fixture safely and quickly
How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Ballast
Stop fluorescent lights from flickering and humming with a new ballast.
Preventing Electrical Overloads
Circuit breakers, overloads and your electrical system.
Power a Laptop or TV With a Car Power Inverter
A power inverter for car allows you to run low power AC electrical devices like...
Top 10 Electrical Mistakes
Wiring problems and mistakes are all too common, and if left uncorrected have the potential...
Testing GFCI Outlets
Electrical safety check
How to Install a Floor Outlet
Say goodbye to hazardous extension cords
How to Add Outlets Easily With Surface Wiring
Running wiring in surface channels eliminates the big job of opening walls.
How to Install a Tamper-Resistant Outlet
Safer outlets cost less than a dollar and are easy to install
Smart Light Switches
Easy-to-install smart light switches deliver more safety, convenience and can cut your energy bills.
Upgrade a Recessed Light Fixture
Simply change the trim to change the style
How to Make Two-Prong Outlets Safer
Protect against deadly shocks in four easy steps.
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Add an Electrical Outlet
Use this easy method to install a new electrical outlet without a lot of wire pulling.
How to Repair the TV Remote
Most fixes are easy . . . if you can get the remote apart.
How to Rewire a Lamp
With a handful of parts and about a half-hour you can safely fix almost any lamp.
How to Add an Outdoor Outlet
Add an outdoor outlet in five easy steps