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Pull Chain Fixture
Learn the steps to replacing a simple plastic pull chain light fixture or lamp holder. In this informative video, the Internet Electrician demonstrates the removal of a faulty pull chain la...
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Here is a perfect example of a situation where a meter is an invaluable tool, and tips on how to use it. You removed a ceiling fixture to replace it with a new one, and in the process you t...
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My circuit breaker won’t reset. What is the problem? What can I check for? This is one of the most common issues that can happen within the home’s electrical system. Continue reading ...
Before you tackle any electrical project, having the proper tools is essential to getting the job done efficiently, correctly, and most important, safely! The old saying, use the right tool...
Lighting for Home
Not examining lighting requirements is probably the biggest mistake people make when designing or renovating homes or individual rooms. This video provides an overview of the factors that y...
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I always struggled with what to get Mom on the special day, and usually defaulted to flowers and a card. Wouldn’t it be nice to do something unique and special for her instead? How about...
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A tripped breaker - is there anything more frustrating? Knowing what causes a tripped breaker and how to reset it is an invaluable skill – especially if you find yourself plunged into dar...
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While apprenticing, I remember being told in no uncertain terms, “Do not hammer in your cable staples too tight!” While it seemed obvious that you don’t want to smash them in hard eno...
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Nothing says Christmas like a beautiful holiday light display. However, with all the sparkling lights, lighted inflatables, and other temporary electrical installations that are part of the...
Ddid you know that Thanksgiving is actually one of the most dangerous days of the year? It may surprise you to learn that, according to the American Fire Protection Association (AFPA), Than...

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