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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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I received a question from a reader regarding replacing a touch lamp control module. She was reluctant to hook it up without getting confirmation on the correct wiring scheme as the colors o...
Rack-a-Tiers offers many innovative products for the professional electrician or for the home electrical DIYer. The company was started by two electricians with a vision for improving their...
One of the easiest ways to reduce energy costs in your home is by replacing incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs. In this video, Terry Peterman, the Internet Elect...
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Here is a question from a site visitor that experienced extensive damage to many of his electrical appliances while un-plugging the unit from the supply. Question: Most of my appliances in m...
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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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