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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 ...
Here is a perfect example of a situation where a meter is an invaluable tool, and tips on how to use it. You removed a ceiling fixture to replace it with a new one, and in the process you t...
An explanation of how a GFCI or ground fault circuit protector works and how it protects us from electric shock. Continue reading →...
When looking for a wiring diagram for a light switch, you first need to ask yourself what kind of a light switch you are working with. In most home wiring situations, you will likely only f...
Here is a question from a site visitor regarding a melted adapter plug for his R.V. supply cord. Question: The other day I went out to my R.V. to check how it had survived the winter, and to...
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What’s not to love about the holidays. The gathering of family and friends, holiday baking, belt loosening meals, beautiful decorations, the giving and receiving of gifts … and t...
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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...
 

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