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Is it a receptacle or is it an electrical outlet? These terms are really interchangeable, but are often confused by the DIYer. This article reviews the basics of the electrical receptacle ...
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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One tool that every electrical DIYer should have is some kind of a voltage tester. However, more important than having a voltage tester, is to know how to use a voltage tester. Continue rea...
Wire Colors
Understanding the different electrical wire colors, their function and how to properly connect them is critical to any home electrical wiring project. Electrical wire is color coded, and kn...
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Learn how to install a switched outlet. This article explains how to wire a switched outlet, where the top outlet is switched, and the bottom outlet is always hot. This project is easily ...
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Faulty Switch
Do you have a wall/light switch that is causing you some problems, or that you suspect might be faulty? Problems with a light switch is something most homeowners experience at one time or a...
Christmas Lights
What is Christmas without Christmas lights? If you take a drive around most neighborhoods this time of year you will see light displays that range from the minimal to the mind blowing. Ho...
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This 7-part video series demonstrates all the steps for how to wire a switch: from rough-in to finishing. The first video in the series explains how to properly strip cable. Continue readin...
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In part two of the 7-part series on how to wire a switch, I explain and demonstrate how to install the cables into a multi-gang box. The video focuses on steps that will both save time and ...
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Proper grounding (earthing, bonding) methods are critical to ensuring the integrity of your electrical system. In part three of my 7-part video series on how to wire a switch, I demonstrate...
 

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