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Smart Home Features to Add Value to Your Home

Some smart features make your home more valuable to buyers.

Understanding Electrical Outlet Wire Colors

Color coding for outlet wiring can vary by house and appliance, but there are general rules that can be understood.

3 Different Types of Electrical Wiring Diagrams Explained

Not all wiring diagrams are the same. Find out which kinds of diagrams serve which purpose before you try to use them.

Understanding 120/240V Wiring Color Code

Untangle the complex network of wires in your walls.

Understanding 220 and 230 Volt Wiring

Know your wiring before installing your next big appliance.

Identifying House Electric Wiring Colors

Some basics you may already know.

Is It Time to Make Your House a Smart House?

It's almost unavoidable to have smart systems in your home.

Smart Thermostats for Cooling Systems

They're especially great in the summer!

What Smart Home Devices Are Worth the Money?

From security to savings, home devices are getting smarter.

Outdoor Smart Home Devices

Add these outdoor tech miracles for your next summer party.

Circuit Breaker Wiring

There's no need to get intimidated.

Low-Budget Smart Home Investments

These budget-friendly smart home options will easily upgrade your home.

How to Wire an Outdoor Shed - Part 1

Wiring a shed means running power from the main at the house, burying your wires, and hooking up a subpanel.

Everything You Want to Know About Smart Appliances

Smart appliances are just easier to use, but they can save you money as well.

Electrical Control Panel Wiring

Electrical control panel wiring should be well organized.

Proper Electrical Grounding Techniques Explained

Electrical grounding is the best way to ensure that your family and possessions are not harmed by stray current.

How to Remove a Knockout from Your Box or Panel

When wiring your home, it may be necessary to access your knockout box to create more breaker locations.

How to Install Wiremold

Wiremold is a plastic molding.

How to Wire Two Light Switches from One Power Source

Dealing with electrical wires in any DIY project can be confusing and dangerous.

How to Wire Plug Outlets for 110v Electricity

Nearly every home in America has 110v electricity pulsing through its outlets.

The Easiest Smart Home Tech to Adopt in Your Home

Smart home tech can make your life easier.

Soldering Iron Differences

Here are 3 different types of soldering irons you may consider for your DIY projects.

Smart Home Fire Prevention

Want to make your home safer and smarter but don't think you have the tech know-how? Think again!

8 Technology Hacks for Homeowners

Automation technology hacks not only can add a "wow" factor to your home, but also can make it safer and more energy-efficient.

Install a Cable Outlet in a Finished Wall

An alternative to drilling holes in floors and running cables along the baseboards to your cable box

6 Advantages of MC Electrical Cable

MC electrical cable is a very popular type of electrical cable which has many different advantages. The

Hot Tub Wiring

Hot tub wiring can be done by people who are sure of their capabilities when dealing with electrical

9 Tips for Installing a Humidistat in Your Home

A humidistat is used to control the level of humidity in your home. It is used in congruence with air

Electrical Ground Rod Installation

Before we go into how to go about electrical ground rod installation, let us first deal with the issue

Wiring Electrical Outlets in Series

It is important to remember that when it comes to wiring electrical outlets in series, they must be done

How to Run Cable Underground with PVC Conduit Part 1

When you are thinking about an outdoor living area, or having power to a shed, or outbuilding, you will

End-of-Run Electrical Receptacle Wiring

There are many 2 main types of receptacle wiring; one that continues on to another receptacle and one

How to Install Armored Cable

Armored cable is a type of flexible metal hose that is used to protect electrical wiring that runs throughout

How to Wire a 120/240 Volt Receptacle

If you need to replace an old 240 volt receptacle, you might want to consider replacing the old outlet

Light Switch Installation: How to Install a Neutral Wire

Planning a light switch installation is not typically challenging, even for the do-it-yourself novice.

Building a Home Office Series: Home Office Wiring Considerations

Today, more and more Americans are working from home, whether as their own bosses or as an employee working

Lead-Free Solder Vs. Lead Solder

Lead-free solder is becoming more common, replacing the traditional solder made from lead and tin. The