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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...
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...
When stripping cables or wires, you need to use the proper tool for the job, like a good quality wire stripping tool (or a knife when working with larger conductors), and you must be careful...
If a new electric heater flew the fuse or a breaker trips, this is the sign of an overloaded circuit. This article will show you how to identify the reason for a tripped breaker, how a GFC...
Wire colors are not standardized and may vary from country to country. This article explains the differences between wire colors found in the U.S. and wire colors in England. Continue readi...
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There can be a number of possible causes of a power loss to a circuit.  In the following article I review the steps to narrowing down one possible cause for a loss of power and how to remed...
This article examines the possible causes of a faulty GFCI receptacle, how to use a tester to determine if the GFCI receptacle is faulty, and how to replace the receptacle. Continue reading ...
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 ...
 

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