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Projects and advice for outdoor lighting, adding new outlets and all electrical projects.
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.
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
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