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How to Solder Wires

Here's is how to solder wires to achieve a durable and long-lasting connection.

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Rewiring a House: How To Manage the Project

Take charge of your home rewiring project. Follow these tips to ensure a positive outcome.

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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...

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How to Build a DIY Infrared Sauna

Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.

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12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...

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Tips and Techniques for Pouring Self-Leveling Underlayment

We’ll show you the step-by-step process to achieve a perfectly flat and level underlayment that’s smooth as glass.

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How to Run an Outdoor Electrical Wire

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost

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How to Make Safe Wire Connections

With the right wire nut connectors and terminals, it's fairly easy to make safe, strong electrical connections

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How to Rough-In Electrical Wiring

Do-it-yourself guide with professional techniques for a safe wiring job.

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How to Change a Light Fixture

Replace a light fixture without the hassle with these electrical tips from veteran pros.

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How to Rewire a Lamp

With a handful of parts and about a half-hour you can safely fix almost any lamp.

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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

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How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit

With metal conduit, you can run power almost anywhere. We'll show you how to do it safely and easily.

How to Wire a Doorbell With 2 Chimes

Two options for installing extra ringers

How to Replace a Phone Jack

Replace a faulty phone jack in 10 minutes

Cable and Telephone Wiring

Upgrade communications wiring and hardware for better reception with less interference.

Home Automation DIY System

Switch anything from anywhere

What You Should Do with Crowded Electrical Boxes

Double the box size without destroying the wall.

How to Successfully Move Electrical Boxes

Extension rings will do the trick.

Repair Electrical Outlets: Fix Loose Outlets

Repair this annoying—and dangerous—problem in seconds

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DIY Guide to Adding Outlets & Conduits To Your Garage

Upgrade your garage wiring the correct and easy way. We'll show you how to add outlets to a garage without...

Installing Communication Wiring

Installing Cat-5 and coaxial cable for Internet, computer, telephone and other uses.

How to Fix an Electrical Short Circuit

Your car or truck's electrical system isn't as complicated as you think

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Power Surge: Protect All Your Electronics

Protect your sensitive electronics from voltage spikes

How to Strip Wire

Tools and tricks to help you master the basics of how to strip wire

How to Run a Conduit Through an Exterior Wall

Avoid water leaks by following these tips on how to run a conduit through an exterior wall for free and...

Install a Wall Hugger Receptacle

Save space and reduce outlet clutter

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5 Common Building Code Violations

Check your home for these potentially hazardous situations

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How to Splice Underground Wire

Make a splice that will last longer than the wire