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This informative video will have you understanding single-pole and 3-way switches. The basics of single pole switches and 3-way switches are explained and demonstrated by Terry Peterman, th...
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Christmas home electrical safety practices are especially important during the holiday season. Using a ladder, getting up on your roof, and adding additional loads from Christmas lights to ...
Identify the trends that will shape the design and construction of homes in the future, including energy efficiency, economic challenges and demographic trends. Continue reading →...
Here is a question from a site visitor regarding a melted adapter plug for his R.V. supply cord. Question: The other day I went out to my R.V. to check how it had survived the winter, and to...
Not sure what you should do when you have an electrician or other professional at the house? Here's a little advice on what they need from you to do the job right and how you can have a bet...
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Recent changes to the electrical code has required that any receptacles installed in wet locations must be protected with an in-use weatherproof receptacle cover and enclosure. The video co...
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Is there a fire hazard with leaving countertop appliances plugged in while not in use? With today's technology there may be a valid reason to unplug your countertop appliances to avoid any ...
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Should a DIYer tackle their own home electrical repairs? This article presents six key questions that you must ask yourself before you consider attempting a home wiring project. Continue re...
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This article features some examples of some of the more extreme wiring scenarios we found in Costa Rica. Some situations were downright dangerous, while others were a source of amusement. C...
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In this article I talk about what it means to have a “broken neutral”, and the problems that this condition can cause. Continue reading →...

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