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Simple home electrical repairs can be performed safely IF you educate yourself on the safety practices necessary for working around electricity in the home and otherwise. This section identifies safety practices, including adherence to electrical code and standards, watching for electrical hazards, using the right home wiring equipment, using tools and equipment safely and being aware of potential home wiring hidden dangers, such as asbestos.

Christmas Lights
Nothing says Christmas like a beautiful holiday light display. However, with all the sparkling lights, lighted inflatables, and other temporary electrical installations that are part of the...
Ddid you know that Thanksgiving is actually one of the most dangerous days of the year? It may surprise you to learn that, according to the American Fire Protection Association (AFPA), Than...
Meter Reading 200+ Volts
A discussion on encounters with stray and induced voltage including the electrical theory behind it and potential health and safety concerns. Continue reading →...
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...
In this video, Terry Peterman, the Internet Electrician, with help from his assistant, Congressman Weiner demonstrates just how effective GFCI protection is in minimizing the implications of...
Ever wondered about electrical code and how it affects the DIYer? The Canadian Electrical Code online, or in print form, is the code and standard that all electrical installations must confo...
Protect your home! Learn which key electrical systems and components must be inspected in your home and how to set up a preventative maintenance schedule. Continue reading →...
Can 120 volts hurt you? You better believe it! In this powerful video demonstration, the Internet Electrician shows the effects of 120 volts on a hot dog weiner, and draws a parallel betwe...
 

The Basics of Household Wiring DVD

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