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Wiring and Fuses in Older Homes

A friend asked me the other day to take a look at the wiring in the farmhouse he purchased.

Organizing Cords and Cables

If you've ever been inside a telephone central office you can see the need for cable clutter control.

Conduit Sizes 101

Conduits protect the conductors inside them from various environmental factors.

4 Types of Surge Protectors Explained

A power surge can wreak havoc on your electronics.

How to Replace a Doorbell

So your doorbell doesn't work.

The Dos and Don'ts of Electrical Safety

What to do and not do when it comes to home electrical safety may not all be common sense.

How to Replace an Electrical Outlet

If your outlets are worn out you can replace it in 6 steps.

Multimeter Basics

Multimeters can be used to test a number of different items.

Wiring a New Thermostat

Enter the 21st Century in just 7 steps.

How to Install Electronic Door Security Strikes

Enhance door security by installing an electric strike plate

Electrical Receptacle Buzzes or Sparks: 4 Causes

This can be dangerous if it's not fixed.

Electrical Circuits: What Happens in a Short Circuit?

A short circuit can occur for a variety of reasons. When one happens, it should be attended quickly,

What's Going On With Your Electrical Panel?

You know where it is, and maybe sort of what it does.

Wall Outlet Replacement

Outlets are easy to replace, but since they are rather durable, they rarely cause trouble.

Wiring an Outlet

Save big by wiring your own outlet with these 10 easy steps.