Electrical

Electricity is not something to mess with unprepared. Stay safe by getting educated on all things electrical.

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How to Change 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.


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...


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...


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How to Use a Multimeter

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use a digital multimeter.


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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...


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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...

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...


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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...


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Troubleshoot and Fix an Off-Kilter Ceiling Fan

Stop the wobble and make your fan run smoothly in 15 minutes.


How to Choose the Best USB Outlet for Your Home or Garage

Find out what you need to know about the different types and installation requirements of USB outlets for your home...


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How to Get Better Cell Phone Reception at Home

Improve cell phone service with a simple signal booster system you can install yourself


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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...


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How to Install a Ceiling Fan

It's easier than you think, even on an angled ceiling.


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How to Reduce Static Electricity in Your House

The shocking truth about taming free electrons!

How to Install a Ceiling Fan Remote

Upgrade your fan with a ceiling fan remote.


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How to Repair a Cut Extension Cord

For this extension cord wiring repair, all you need is a new plug!


14 Common Mistakes DIYers Make With Electrical Projects

When it comes to electrical projects, it's always safety first.


This Tool Makes Twisting Wires So Much Easier

Try twisting wires with this handy tool


Aluminum Wiring Can Be Hazardous, Here’s What to do About It

Your home might have aluminum wiring and you need to know what to do if it's there


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How to Use Pocket Change to Determine Wire Sizes

If you’re adding an outlet, you need to use wire the same gauge as the existing wiring. How do you...

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5 Brilliant Ways to Hide Wires in a Room Without Going Into the Walls

Conceal that unsightly wire without hard labor!


Square D Plug-On Neutral Load Center (sponsored)

I started wiring panels before arch fault protection was required.


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12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...


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How to Remember Which Breaker Goes to an Outlet

Use this method so you never forget which breaker controls which outlet.


How to Install a Ceiling Fan Mounting Bracket

Here, we'll show you how to remove an old light and install a ceiling fan mounting bracket so you can...


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13 Modern Pendant Lighting Trends That’ll Light Up Your Life

Modern pendant lighting is all about clean lines, bright materials, and the right scale. Here are 14 epic trends in...