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New Wiring and Rewiring Questions

Q. I'm trying to refinish a room in our basement.

How to Replace an Electrical Outlet Receptacle

Electrical outlet replacement is one electrical job around the home that anyone could accomplish.

Choosing the Best Generator for Your Home and Family

Everyone hates the moment when we wish we had been prepared.

Home Wiring Questions about Ceiling Fans

Q. I am installing a ceiling fan into a bedroom that had no previous ceiling fan/light.

How to Install a Dimmer Switch

Installing a dimmer switch is a little more involved than simply swapping out a few wires.

Installing Doorbells and Door Chimes

It's a fairly easy DIY project.

Where to Buy a Capacitor

They can be key in AC repair.

How Does a Polarized Plug Work?

Polarized plugs work as a safety mechanism to prevent shock.

How to Install Electrical Junction Boxes

An essential component of your home's wiring.

8 Advantages of a Dual DC Power Supply

Some benefits of dual DC power are consistent power and component safety.

4 Types of Electrical Receptacles Explained

There are many different types of electrical receptacles, and it's important to know the difference.

How to Test an Electrical Relay

You can identify your electrical problems with a tester.

6 Signs of Overloading on Your Electric Breaker Panel

Electrical fires are very common, so watch for the signs.

Six Types of Occupancy Sensors Explained

Automatic sensors work in a variety of ways, sensing anything from motion to heat.

How Electric Meters Work

Have you ever wondered how electric meters work?

Troubleshooting Tips for Light Switch Wiring

There are many areas to check.