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How to Fix Earbuds
You can often fix expensive earbuds with a little solder
8 Most Common Electric Mistakes Found in Home Inspections
Any number of problems can be found in a home inspection, but these electrical issues...
How to Install Low-Profile LED Lights in Your Kitchen
Transform your kitchen into a place you’ll love to be with this innovative lighting project.
Mastering the Art of Electrical Conduit
Running electrical conduit on the surface of a wall is an easy way to add...
How to Hide Wiring: Speaker and Low-Voltage Wire
Ways to hide speaker, telephone, thermostat and other types of low-voltage wiring
How to Connect Old Wiring to a New Light Fixture
Mount an electrical box in a plaster wall
LED Lights for Your Workshop
Get better, brighter workshop lighting by switching from fluorescent bulbs to LEDs.
Adjust Motion Detectors
Fix your motion detector in five minutes
How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit
With metal conduit, you can run power almost anywhere. We'll show you how to do...
15 Ideas For Outdoor String Lights That Will Make You Want to Live Outside
Far from the colored plastic holiday-style lights of days gone by, today's outdoor string lights...
Install New Hard-Wired or Battery-Powered Smoke Alarms
Smoke alarms wear out. Replace them before they fail.
Home Wiring Demystified: Electrical Cable Basics You Need to Know
Before you take on your next home wiring project, arm yourself with basic information about...
How to Use a Digital Multimeter and Analog Multimeter
Test batteries, electrical circuits, broken appliances and more with this helpful tool.
Low-Voltage Outdoor Lighting
Enjoy the beauty of your landscape (and sure footing) after sunset with low voltage lighting....
10 Living Room Lighting Ideas We Love
Your living room is a multi-use space, so you need to have the right lighting...
10 Electrical Safety Checks Homeowners Should Do Every Year
It's important to conduct an occasional electrical safety check on your home. The process is...
18 Electric Wiring Fails That Will Make You Wince
It's best not to take shortcuts when it comes to the electrical work in your home.
How to Rough-In Electrical Wiring
Do-it-yourself guide with professional techniques for a safe wiring job.
Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere
The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost
How to Wire a 3 Way Light Switch
Three-way switch diagrams and instructions to change a single-pole switch to a 3 way switch.
Adding a Second Doorbell Chime
Two options for installing extra ringers
Install a Wireless Light Switch
Control lights or outlets from up to 100 ft. away; without wiring or batteries!
Installing a Remote Motion Detector for Lighting
Wire a remote sensor to operate light fixtures anywhere around the house.
Use a Christmas Light Tester to Check Holiday Lights
A simple tester helps you fix holiday light strings fast
Repair a Light Fixture
One minute fix for a light socket
How to Install an In-Line Cord Switch
Replace a standard lamp switch with an in line switch
Electrical Tips: Replacing a Light Fixture
Replace a light fixture without the hassle with these electrical tips from veteran pros.
Wireless Electrical Switch: Battery-Free, Finger Powered Switch
Control a light from anywhere in the room—with no wiring or batteries!
15 Tips for Choosing LED Bulbs for Your Home
LED (light emitting diode) lights use less energy, last longer, come in many different colors,...
Extension Cord Repair
Simple steps for replacing an extension cord plug
How to Replace a Well Pump Pressure Switch
Replace a cranky old switch in about an hour
Replace a Wall Phone Jack and Phone Jack Wiring
Replace a faulty phone jack in 10 minutes