Electrical

Touching Up Plaster Ceilings And Installing A Bathroom Floor

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Today, I’m going to tackle the issue of the LED recessed lighting I installed.  The trim on some of the new fixtures will not cover […]

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How To Install Retro-fit LED Recessed Lighting

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I decided to replace all the old-style recessed lighting in a home I’m remodeling. I found an awesome deal on new-fangled LED retrofitted lights for […]

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Fix A Dishwasher That Won’t Cut Back On

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Last week, the dishwasher at home stopped working.  It quit when there was a load of dishes being washed. So we had to go “old school” and […]

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What To Do During A Power Outage

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Where I live, we seem to get a power outage whenever the season begins to change. The power went out about 4 in the morning […]

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9 Ways To Save Energy This Summer

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When people think of energy usage, they usually think of trying to save money during the home heating season.  Your bill can be extremely high […]

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Install A LED Flush-Mounted Ceiling Fixture

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When looking to install a new ceiling fixture at home, you may want to consider a fresh take on the ever-present flush-mount ceiling light. The new […]

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Install Fluorescent Lighting In A Suspended Ceiling

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Suspended ceilings lend themselves to a variety of lighting solutions: surface mounted fixtures, recessed lighting fixtures, recessed fluorescent units sized to fit the grid, or even […]

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Replace A Light Fixture

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Replacing an old fixture usually takes a few minutes, if you have the right hardware.  Examine how the old fixture is attached. Some secure with […]

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How To Replace An Electrical Outlet

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There are all kinds of reasons for replacing an electrical outlet.  The prong-holders can become loose over time. The outlet box itself can become loose. […]

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Basic Principles Of Light Switches

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All switches may look similar, but they have significant distinctions.  Furthermore, identical switches are wired differently in different situations. The main distinction is the number […]

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Minimum Code Requirements For Electrical Fixtures

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Most electrical wiring projects have two phases: rough wiring and finish wiring. Rough wiring is the process of running wires to various locations for receptacles, […]

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A Lighting Tour

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There are many different kinds of bulbs that produce the light but each requiring different energy uses. Consider the various types of bulbs when choosing […]

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Electrical Safety And Common Sense

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Before you do any wiring, you should have a basic understanding of the electrical system in your home. Electricity deserves respect.  You should take safety […]

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The Electrical Grounding System Explained

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Electricity follows the path of least resistance, usually the hot and neutral wires. When a neutral wire is broken or cannot provide an easy path […]

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