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Replacing a 3-Way Switch

All three-way switches have one screw that is a different color than the others.


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Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short

When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box.


Troubleshooting: How to Fix a Light

Have a broken light but don't know why it doesn't work? Get to the bottom of it! Follow these tips...


Electrical Boxes: How to Add Capacity

Two ways to solve this common remodeling problem


Test Batteries With a Multitester

Find out fast if a household battery is still good


Control Garage Electrical Devices Remotely

Control appliances and lights from anywhere in the house


Bad TV Reception? Here’s One Fix

New coax connections can make a big difference


In-Wall Surge Protectors and Surge Suppression Receptacles

Protect new appliances from voltage spikes

How to Reset a Circuit Breaker

You probably already know how to reset a circuit breaker, but what about your kids or baby-sitter? Use this tutorial...


Remote Control Devices for Electrical Outlets and Appliances

Control all your appliances and lights with a central Z-wave remote control device.