Tips for Replacing Fluorescent Bulbs
They may look burned out, but don't get rid of them until the light goes bad
Running Underground Cable
Run electrical cable in PVC conduit at least 12 inches deep in the ground.
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...
Water Softener Installation: How and When to Rebuild
Water softener installation and repair is easier than it looks
Illuminate Your Deck With Low-Voltage Light Fixtures
Stay up late: Enjoy your deck well into the evening hours
Remote Control Devices for Electrical Outlets and Appliances
Control all your appliances and lights with a central Z-wave remote control device.
Home Audio Installation: Install a Whole-House Audio System
Run wire and install speakers and distribution modules so that you can control music by remote control throughout the house.
Do Your Own Furnace Maintenance This Winter
Here are 8 things to check before you call a pro to repair your furnace, plus some tips for warming...
How to Save on Heating Costs in an Apartment
Is your apartment uncomfortably cold in the winter? Here's how to warm it up without increasing your energy bill.
5 Ways to Hide That Big Air Conditioner in Your Yard
Don't sweat that boxy A/C unit. Here's how to put it out of sight and out of mind.
How to Prevent Clogged Drains
Drains always seem to clog at the worst possible time, like when you have a houseful of overnight guests or...