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How to Install Electrical Outlets in the Kitchen
Run new wiring without wrecking your walls.
Add an Electrical Outlet
Severe Weather Guide: Emergency Power Generators
How to Choose the Best USB Outlet for Your Home or Garage
Home Wiring Demystified: Electrical Cable Basics You Need to Know
7 Common Mistakes DIYers Make with Electrical Projects
10 Things Your Electrician Wants You to Know
Almost every home uses electric service to one degree or another. And sooner or later,...
2 Must-Have Tools for DIY Electrical Work
Non voltage testers are great for making sure the power is off before you start...
Don’t Believe This Electrical Panel Myth
We stumbled onto an online discussion in which a homeowner claimed his monthly electric bill...
How To Strip Wire the Safe Way
When stripping insulation from wiring, you might be tempted to use the cutting jaws on...
Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls
Run electrical cable through walls and across ceilings without tearing them apart by fishing wire
How to Bury Underground Cable
Four options for underground wiring
How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit
With metal conduit, you can run power almost anywhere. We'll show you how to do...
How to Make Safe Wire Connections
With the right wire nut connectors and terminals, it's fairly easy to make safe, strong...
How to Rough-In Electrical Wiring
Do-it-yourself guide with professional techniques for a safe wiring job.
Installing PVC Conduit
It's cheap, easy and lightweight
Power Surge: Protect All Your Electronics
Protect your sensitive electronics from voltage spikes
Tools and tricks to help you master the basics of how to strip wire
The 8 Most Common National Electric Code Violations DIYers Make
These are the electrical codes DIYers (and pros) mess up most often. Many problems stem...
Tips for Coaxial Cable Wiring
In today's information age, a massive amount of information is being pushed through our coaxial...
9 Tips for Easier Home Electrical Wiring
Even if you have years of wiring experience, there are always a few tricks you...
Wiring a Switch and Outlet the Safe and Easy Way
Play it smart and stay safe when wiring outlets and switches
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This Tool Makes Twisting Wires So Much Easier
Try twisting wires with this handy tool
Aluminum Wiring Can Be Hazardous, Here’s What to do About It
Your home might have aluminum wiring and you need to know what to do if it's there
Easy Knob-and-Tube Insulation Fix
The insulation on knob-and-tube wiring gets brittle with age. When you’re working with it,...
How to Use Pocket Change to Determine Wire Sizes
If you’re adding an outlet, you need to use wire the same gauge as...