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July 15, 2016
The circuits on the electrical panel in my house aren’t marked on the panel cover. Is there an easy way to pinpoint which circuit handles which loads, or do I…
Stripping the jacket off regular interior use NM electrical cable is pretty easy to do, but doing it to outdoor UF-B cable is difficult. The conductors within UF-B cable are…
July 6, 2016
Insulated cable staples can be hard to start. Or maybe it’s because you’re trying to hold a staple and swing a hammer without hitting a finger. Recently, I was wishing…
March 2, 2016
What you need to know about choosing a minisplit heat pump and ensuring that it’s set up correctly
Make your deck safer and more enjoyable with good lighting
January 6, 2016
The job of an electrical breaker panel is to distribute power to the different circuits in a house's electrical system, and to do so in a way that reduces the…
If the hole you cut for an electrical outlet in drywall is a bit off, don’t just hope that the cover plate will hide the mistake. Instead, fill the void…
November 11, 2015
Solar panels might be a wise investment in light of a generous federal tax credit set to expire by 2017
September 14, 2015
An electrical box designed to self-seal to your moisture barriers.
May 13, 2015
A step-by-step lesson on joining wires together in an electrical box
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