Rewiring a House: How To Hire a Pro
Rewiring a house is a major undertaking. An electrical inspector offers tips on hiring the right pro for the job.
How To Fix a Circuit 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...
5 Types of Circuit Breakers
Circuit breakers protect our lives and property from dangerous electrical situations. Here's what you need to know about these critical...
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.
Easy-to-Read Circuit Breakers
You won't regret marking up your circuit breaker in the case of an emergency.
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.
The Best Way to Label and Test Breaker Switches
Plug a radio into an outlet to see what breaker switch controls the outlet.
Fix a Sensitive Arc Fault Circuit Breaker
How to diagnose and fix an arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) problem.
Add More Breakers to a Full Fuse Box
Install tandem breakers to increase the number of circuits in your fuse box
Testing a Circuit Breaker Panel for 240-Volt Electrical Service
Before you add a 240-volt appliance, you need to make sure you've got what it takes
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.