8 Ideas for Covering an Electrical Panel
Don't let an ugly gray metal electrical panel ruin your decor! Check out these creative solutions for covering one in...
A Guide to Electrical Load Calculation
If you're planning to increase your electrical load by adding a new major appliance, make sure your panel can handle...
How to Use an Electrical Box Extender
Don't put up with an unsafe, unsightly electrical box installation. You can easily fix the problem by installing an electrical...
How to Fix a Breaker That Keeps Tripping
Circuit breaker keeps tripping? Don't just reset and forget. Circuit breakers protect your home and family, so fix that situation...
More Than One Million Breaker Boxes Recalled Because of Fire Hazard
The recall is due to the threat of "thermal burn and fire hazards."
How To Replace the Heating Element in an Electric Oven
Electric oven heating element replacement is a surprisingly simply DIY fix. Here's everything you need to know.
Should You Do Your Own Electrical Work?
Handy homeowners do electrical work all the time. With the right tools and knowledge, you can increase your skills safely...
13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips
Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.
Fixing a Sensitive Arc Fault Circuit Breaker
How to diagnose and fix an arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) problem.
Don’t Believe This Electrical Panel Myth
We stumbled onto an online discussion in which a homeowner claimed his monthly electric bill dropped 30 percent after he...
Fixing a Screwy Electrical Box
Grab some some zip ties to fix stripped-out screw holes on an electrical box.