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Wiring the keyless ceiling light fixture or lamp holder is a common DIY home wiring task. In this video, I demonstrate the steps to installing and wiring the common "plastic (or sometimes po...
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...
Neon Lighting
Learn the science behind neon lighting, and its common applications. This article provides an overview of neon lighting. Continue reading →...
Types of Lighting
Learn about ambient, task and accent lighting and how to use them effectively in your home. Continue reading →...
Grounding adds protection against electrical shock by ensuring that YOU or any other individual does not become a path through which electricity moves. This article reviews the reason for g...
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How to Wire LED Patio Lights
In this article and supplementary video, I demonstrate how to add outdoor patio lighting using LED tape lights.   In the example of this specific project, adding LED tape lights to the pati...
How to Wrap an Extension Cord
In this article and supplementary video I share what I consider to be the best way to wrap an extension cord.  It all starts with a scenario that may be very familiar to you.  You need a l...
Nothing feels better on a hot summer day than the cooling breeze of a ceiling fan.  Plus, the addition of a ceiling fan in a bedroom can make the difference between a pleasant evening or a ...
Christmas Lights
Finding the perfect Christmas gift is always a struggle, but speaking from my personal experience and humble opinion, you can’t go wrong with giving tools! Continue reading →...
Using an Electrical Meter to Troubleshoot Wiring Problems
What is a loaded neutral, and why did I get a shock from it? Is it just one of those electrical mysteries, or is there a simple explanation for this situation? Continue reading →...

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