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Four Worry-Free Wiring Repairs Editors Pick

Four Worry-Free Wiring Repairs

Focus on accurate wiring when replacing faulty outlets, switches,and fixtures

9 Common Wiring Mistakes and Code Violations
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9 Common Wiring Mistakes and Code Violations

Some are illegal, some are dangerous, and some are both—but all are simple to avoid

Running New Wires through Old Walls
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Running New Wires through Old WallsOnline Membership Required

With an assortment of tools, a few tricks, and a little luck, you can make electrical cable go where you didn't think it could

Wiring a single-pole switch
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Wiring a single-pole switch

You don't need to be an electrician to wire a switch and all you need are a few basic tools

Use a voltage tester to work safely around electricity
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Use a voltage tester to work safely around electricity

A trusted electrician teaches you how to verify the power is off by using a voltage tester

Ten Common Wiring Problems
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Ten Common Wiring ProblemsOnline Membership Required

A master electrician details some frequently found mistakes that could cost you your house or your life

Recessed Can Lights
Recessed Can Lights

Electrical-cable spool
Tip: Electrical-cable spool

Circuit testing 101
Tip: Circuit testing 101

Temporary Power on the Job Site
Temporary Power on the Job SiteOnline Membership Required

Whether you’re an electrical contractor, builder or homeowner, there are a variety of ways to safely provide temporary power for your project

How to Wire a Switch Box
How to Wire a Switch Box

An electrician walks you through step-by-step on how to wire a switch box

VIDEO: How to Work Efficiently in an Electrical Box, Part 1
Video: VIDEO: How to Work Efficiently in an Electrical Box, Part 1Online Membership Required

After running and labeling all of the wires for your lighting circuits, it's time to organize them in the switch boxes

VIDEO: How To Connect and Fasten Down Electrical Conduit
VIDEO: How To Connect and Fasten Down Electrical ConduitOnline Membership Required

Learn techniques for making up fittings and securely strapping EMT to concrete and wood surfaces before running wires through it

VIDEO: How To Run Wires in Electrical Conduit
VIDEO: How To Run Wires in Electrical ConduitOnline Membership Required

Fishing heavy-gauge wire through thin tubing can be challenging. Electrician Brian Walo offers some tips for making the job a little easier

VIDEO SERIES: How To Install Conduit, Wiring, and Light Switches
VIDEO SERIES: How To Install Conduit, Wiring, and Light Switches

Electrician Brian Walo lays out conduit, organizes work boxes, and installs single-pole and 3-way switches in Fine Homebuilding's Project House garage workshop

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