Wiring

Conquer your fear of working with electrical wiring BY understanding the basics of electrical work and installing 3-switch wiring.

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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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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.


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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

How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit

Adding a new light or receptacle to your garage or basement is easier than you think.


How to Wire a Doorbell With 2 Chimes

Two options for installing extra ringers


How To Replace a Wall Phone Jack

Replace a faulty phone jack in 10 minutes.


What You Should Do with Crowded Electrical Boxes

Double the box size without destroying the wall.


Tips for Coaxial Cable Wiring

In today's information age, a massive amount of information is being pushed through our coaxial cables, leaving very little room...


How to Successfully Move Electrical Boxes

Extension rings will do the trick.


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What to Do With Your Old Wall-Mounted Phone Jack

Cover up old wall-mounted phone jack with one of these brilliant ideas.


How to Fix Loose Outlets

Tighten or shim electrical outlets to 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.


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Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls

Run electrical cable through walls and across ceilings without tearing them apart by fishing wire


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How To Strip Wire

Stripping wires is an essential skill for any DIY electrical project or home repair.


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Installing PVC Conduit

It's cheap, easy and lightweight


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...


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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


How to Wire a Lamp Socket

Revamp an old lamp or build one from scratch with this guide on how to wire a lamp socket!

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How to Wire a Garage (Unfinished)

How to add outlets and lights to an unfinished garage.