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Learn how to install an in-line switch on a lamp cord. This will allow a lamp to be controlled without having to plug or unplug the device. This article gives step-by-step instructions on ...
There are many factors to take into consideration when selecting a ceiling fan. This article outlines these factors, and simplifies the selection process. Continue reading →...
How to wire a 3-way switch that controls a light while keeping a duplex receptacle 'hot' is explained by Terry Peterman, the Internet Electrician. Continue reading →...
The easiest wiring of a light switch you can do is with a single-pole standard duty switch. View the following wiring diagram for wiring a switch and replace that switch today! Continue ...
Answers to a question regarding the installation of an outdoor lamp post; more specifically, whether it would be necessary to install and wire an electrical box along with the lamp post. C...
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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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