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Converting from 220 volts to 110 volts is possible without the use of a step-down transformer. Continue reading →...
Wiring a light switch, with power coming into the light, and the switch leg running down to the switch, is explained in this wiring diagram. Continue reading →...
To wire a RV hook-up and service to accommodate an RV you must put some thought into the pre-planning. This article reviews the factors that need to be taken into consideration for successf...
Wiring a household receptacle is a common DIY project. This article and detailed wiring diagram explain how to wire the common household receptacle or outlet. Continue reading →...
This is the most common, and the easiest wiring diagram to follow of any of the wiring diagrams for a 3-way switch circuit. This wire diagram shows the wiring for source power into the firs...
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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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