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Projects and advice for outdoor lighting, adding new outlets and all electrical projects.
Get the Right LED for your Fixture
Most LED bulbs need good airflow around them because heat buildup can greatly shorten their ...
Easy Sheathing Stripper
Strip electrical cable sheathing with a sewing seam ripper!
Sneaky Way to Hide Wires
If you’re running phone wire around a door, create homemade wire clamps from a...
Shed A Little Light
Create a mini trouble light by plugging a small hooded night-light into a household extension cord.
Square D Plug-On Neutral Load Center (sponsored)
I started wiring panels before arch fault protection was required.
How to Wire a 3 Way Light Switch
Plans and instructions to change a single-pole switch to a 3 way switch.
How to Build a Soffit Box with Recessed Lighting
Add interest to a bedroom or kitchen by building a soffit with drywall, wood trim and rope lights.
Power a Laptop or TV With a Car Power Inverter
A power inverter for car allows you to run low power AC electrical devices like...
Mastering the Art of Electrical Conduit
Running electrical conduit on the surface of a wall is an easy way to add...
How to Use Cheap Electrical Testers
Three testers make electrical work safer and easier-and for less than $20, you can own them all.
How to Fix Earbuds
You can often fix expensive earbuds with a little solder
Top 10 Electrical Mistakes
Wiring problems and mistakes are all too common, and if left uncorrected have the potential...
How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Ballast
Stop fluorescent lights from flickering and humming with a new ballast.
How to Use a Digital Multimeter and Analog Multimeter
Test batteries, electrical circuits, broken appliances and more with this helpful tool.
Add an Electrical Outlet
Use this easy method to install a new electrical outlet without a lot of wire pulling.
DIY Dictionary: Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter
An arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) is a device that 'trips' or shuts down power...
15 Tips for Choosing LED Bulbs for Your Home
LED (light emitting diode) lights use less energy, last longer, come in many different colors,...
How to Choose and Install Motion Sensor Lighting
Automatic night lighting when and where you need it; learn how to install a motion sensor light
Installing Recessed Lighting for Dramatic Effect
Installing recessed lighting, even in the toughest situation—by fishing wires.
How to Install a 3-Way Switch
Convert an existing two-way switch to a three-way switch and run new wire to the...
DIY Dictionary: Remodeling Box
What's a remodeling box? Most electrical boxes in your home are nailed to the wall...
DIY Dictionary: 3-Way Switch
What is a 3-way switch? A three-way switch is one that allows you to control...
9 Things Electricians Wish You Knew About Batteries
We interviewed electrical engineer Maynard Guadiz to find out what we should really know about...
10 Incredible New Light Fixtures for 2018
A new light fixture can change the look of a room, whether you're swapping out...
Low-Voltage Outdoor Lighting
Enjoy the beauty of your landscape (and sure footing) after sunset. Here's how.
Install a Super-Easy USB Outlet
Adding a USB outlet is easy enough for a first-time electrician.
Note Breaker Number On Outlet Cover
Once I've determined which circuit that a switch or outlet belongs to, I jot down...
How to Install a Ceiling Fan Mounting Bracket
Clicnet Senior Editor, Gary Wentz, will show you how to remove an old...
10 Things You Should Know About LED Christmas Lights
You're probably thinking about what to give those on your holiday gift lists. But have...
14 Modern Pendant Lighting Trends That’ll Light Up Your Life
Modern pendant lighting is all about clean lines, bright materials, and the right scale. Here...
10 Reasons You Should Upgrade to a Mesh Router
Do you have internet dead zones in your home? These annoying areas of low or...
How a Leaky Tub Cost Me Hundreds
Water and electricity are a dangerous match—and expensive. I recently learned that the hard...