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An explanation of how a GFCI or ground fault circuit protector works and how it protects us from electric shock. Continue reading →...
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...
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My circuit breaker won’t reset. What is the problem? What can I check for? This is one of the most common issues that can happen within the home’s electrical system. Continue reading ...
This informative video will have you understanding single-pole and 3-way switches. The basics of single pole switches and 3-way switches are explained and demonstrated by Terry Peterman, th...
Motion Switch
Here is a question regarding the installation of a motion switch. How many lights can be controlled without exceeding the maximum rating? Continue reading →...
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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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