Electrical Wiring

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Two coaxial cables plugged in to the wall.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Crimp Connectors


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Change your cable connectors to fit different types of outlets and applications

PROJECT GUIDE

How to Conceal Electrical Wires with Crown Moulding


Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

Presented by This Old House

PROJECT GUIDE

How to Run Underground Wiring to a Garage


Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

Presented by This Old House

Someone adjusting a dimmer switch in the kitchen.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install a Dimmer Switch


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Create a range of subtle variations in lighting with a dimmer switch

Sun shining on solar panels installed on a roof.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Solar Panels


When considering a switch to solar power, think about which will be the best solar panels for your situation

A transfer switch controls the flow of electricity to a generator.
BUYING GUIDE

Best Transfer Switches for Your Generator


Transfer power to your generator safely and easily during power outages

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BUYING GUIDE

How to Buy Electrical Panels


Identify the right type of electrical panel for your home

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BUYING GUIDE

Electrical Outlet Types


Choose the right electrical outlet types for your home's electrical needs and decor

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BUYING GUIDE

Best Extension Cords for Any Situation


Choose the best extension cord powering your appliances and devices indoors and out

A patch panel for setting up a home network.
BUYING GUIDE

Structured Wiring and Networking Panels


Wire your house to meet your phone, TV, security or home automation needs

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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install an Outdoor Outlet


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Install an exterior outlet and plug in to more lighting and power tool possibilities
Installing a Coacial TV Cable
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install a Coax Cable


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Install your own coaxial cable for cable TV anywhere in your house
Extending Power to Outlets With Metal Raceway
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install a Metal Raceway


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Extend power to a new room or wall with metal raceway
Replacing an Electrical Outlet
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Replace an Electrical Outlet


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Repair a broken receptacle yourself and save time and money
A person adjusts a dimmer switch.
BUYING GUIDE

Best Dimmer Switches for Your Home


Save energy and create the right mood lighting with flexible light levels
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Wire an Outlet


Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

Keep wires concealed and boost your decorating options by running electrical wire behind walls
A video details the differences between different types of electrical wires and cables.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Electrical Wires and Cables


Get the right type of home wiring to power your appliances, lighting fixtures and more
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BUYING GUIDE

Best Surge Protectors for Your Home


Protect your electronics and data from a power surge with the right surge protector
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Hide Wires


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to hide TV wires and electrical cords in the office
Add a Wall Switch to a Ceiling Fixture
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Add a Wall Switch to a Ceiling Fixture


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Install old-work boxes that hang on drywall with built-in clamps
An AFCI breaker.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Install an AFCI Breaker


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Protect your home from electrical fires with one simple addition
a doorbell transformer
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Find and Test a Doorbell Transformer


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Locate and test the performance of your doorbell transformer
A white 3-way light switch next to a white door
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Wire a 3-Way Switch


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Repair a broken electrical switch yourself and save time and money
Switches & Dimmers - Switches & Dimmers
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Switches and Dimmers


Light up a room and more with the flip of a switch
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