Electrical Wiring projects
Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere
Run electrical wires underground to reach sheds, lights, patios, and other locations following safe wiring practices. We show the easiest way,…
How to Rough-In Electrical Wiring
You can save a lot of money by doing your own wiring. Here we'll show you to wire an entire room. Even if you've never picked up an electrical…
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How to Connect Old Wiring to a New Light Fixture
Fix old-house wiring problems. Bring old light fixtures wired with knob-and-tube wiring up to code by installing an electrical box in the…
How to Hide Wiring: Speaker and Low-Voltage Wire
Install a home theater and hide the speaker wires with no muss, simple solutions. We'll show you four different ways to take care of it.
How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit
Learn about the tools, materials and techniques you need to cut, bend and install surface-mounted metal conduit. Add power to a basement or…
Installing Communication Wiring
Prepare your home for communication wiring. We'll show you how to install CAT-5e and RG6 coaxial cables to update the telephone, TV, Internet,…
How to Wire a Garage (Unfinished)
Frustrated by too few outlets in your garage? Lighting that’s too dim? Or maybe you just want to install a garage door opener and need a nearby…
Cable and Telephone Wiring
You can install communication lines that will integrate, connect and route your cable and phone. The system shown here, which can be installed…
Home Audio Installation: Install a Whole-House Audio System
New high-tech components make it easier than ever to install your own whole-house audio system. We'll tell you what to buy and show you how to…
Illuminate Your Deck With Low-Voltage Light Fixtures
Low voltage lighting is simple and safe to install on decks, patios or around the garden, even for beginners. Learn about lighting options and…
Learn special tools and techniques for stripping any kind of wire. Different types of electrical cable and cords, coaxial cable, communication…