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How to Test an Electrical Relay

You can identify your electrical problems with a tester.

How to Clean Oxidized Electrical Wires

Electrical wires usually look vivid and bright when purchased but can tarnish quickly.

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 to Add Electrical Wiring to an Outdoor Shed

It's likely to require some drilling and digging.

How to Fix a Broken Portable Generator

A portable generator can be an excellent back-up in the event of a power outage.

How Electric Meters Work

Have you ever wondered how electric meters work?

Troubleshooting Tips for Light Switch Wiring

There are many areas to check.

How to Wire a 3V Lithium Battery to a Circuit

Many portable electronic devices are powered by a lithium battery.

How to Clean Battery Acid Out of a Charger

When a battery leaks inside a charger (or any other electronic device) it can be pretty scary.

How to Add a Lock to Your Bedroom Nightstand

Most night stands don't come with a locking mechanism.

Brighten a Corner With a Colander Light Fixture

Create a unique and personalized light-fixture from vintage materials.

Heating Your Heat Shrink Tubing

Find a heat source and start shrinking things.

Electrical Safety for Children

To help keep kids electrically safe at home and at school, here are some suggestions.

3 Home Security Monitoring Systems To Consider

Monitor what's going on at home while you're away.

How to Repair an Underground Electrical Wire Break

You can fix it in a few steps with the right equipment.