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10 Silent Signs Your House Has a Major Electrical Problem

These warning signs aren't loud, but they are serious. Here are quiet clues that your home may have a major...

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10 Ways to Add Lighting Without Wires or Cords

Let there be light! These simple ideas for lighting without wires will help you brighten up your space; no plugs,...

11 Deadly Myths About Electricity That Need to Be Cleared Up

We use electricity every single day—here's what you should know to stay safe.

13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips

Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.

15 Things You Should Know Before Doing DIY Electrical Work

Don't do any DIY electrical work if you're not fully educated on the subject. Here is some essential knowledge and...

How to Replace a Pull-Chain Light Fixture

Install a new fixture safely and quickly

Preventing Electrical Overloads

Circuit breakers, overloads and your electrical system.

Using a Car Power Inverter for a Laptop or TV

A power inverter for car allows you to run low power AC electrical devices like computers, video cams and even...

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10 Most Common Electrical Mistakes DIYers Make

Wiring problems and mistakes are all too common, and if left uncorrected have the potential to cause short circuits, shocks...

Upgrade a Recessed Light Fixture

Simply change the trim to change the style

Smart Light Switches

Easy-to-install smart light switches deliver more safety, convenience and can cut your energy bills.

How to Repair the TV Remote

Most fixes are easy . . . if you can get the remote apart.

Mastering the Art of Electrical Conduit

Electrical metallic tubing (EMT) is strong, cheap and easy to bend once you learn how. These tips will help you...

LED Lights for Your Workshop

Get better, brighter workshop lighting by switching from fluorescent bulbs to LEDs.

Save Big By Hiring Contractors Off-Season

Choosing the right time to hire home contractors can save you money and get better quality work. Here's the best...

The Dos and Don’ts of a Bathroom Remodel

A bathroom remodel can be a stressful endeavor, whether it's a DIY job or you hire a professional. However, when...

How to Use a Digital Multimeter and Analog Multimeter

Test batteries, electrical circuits, broken appliances and more with this helpful tool.

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10 Electrical Safety Checks Homeowners Should Do Every Year

It's important to conduct an occasional electrical safety check on your home. The process is quick and easy, and finding...

18 Electric Wiring Fails That Will Make You Wince

It's best not to take shortcuts when it comes to the electrical work in your home.

Repair a Light Fixture

One minute fix for a light socket

15 Tips for Choosing LED Bulbs for Your Home

LED lights use less energy, last longer and come in many different colors. If you've been attracted by LED lighting...

Extension Cord Repair

Simple steps for replacing an extension cord plug

Once-Important Electrical Knowledge Homeowners Don’t Need to Know Anymore

If you don't use a landline, why would you need to know how to wire a phone jack? See what...

18 DIY Fixes for Broken Electrical Items at Home

Don't give up hope on your favorite sconce, extension cord or other electrical thing when it stops working! You can...

What Does Wi-Fi Stand For?

Hint: It's not "wireless fidelity."

Electrical Box Basics All Homeowners Should Know

With the variety of different electrical boxes available at home centers, how do you know what to buy? Don’t worry, it’s...

This Is How Often You Need to Back up Your Computer

Here's how often tech pros say you need to back up your computer, and the best methods of backing up...

Install a Super-Easy USB Outlet

Adding a USB outlet is easy enough for a first-time electrician.

How to Increase Internet Speed

Install a wired network for peak performance