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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...
November is Child Safety Protection Month. New home wiring applications such as vocal smoke alarms and tamper resistant receptacles will make your home a safer place for your family. Contin...
Ceiling Fan
Wiring and installing a ceiling fan can be one of the more daunting home wiring tasks. This video tutorial provides a step-by-step guide to installing the new pre-assembled ceiling fans ava...
A discussion of wire found within the home or residential electrical environment, how wire is measured and the composition of most wire. Continue reading →...
Can you add an outlet or a receptacle from a switch box? This question comes up fairly often, and causes a lot of frustration for our visitors. Learn the answer. 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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