Keep the house up to date and in-season with a wide array of home improvement topics and ideas.
How to Replace a Light Fixture
Replace a light fixture without the hassle with these electrical tips from veteran pros.
How to Bury Underground Cable
We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.
Should You Do Your Own Electrical Work?
Handy homeowners do electrical work all the time. With the right tools and knowledge, you can increase your skills safely...
How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit
With metal conduit, you can run power almost anywhere. We'll show you how to do it safely and easily.
How to Rough-In Electrical Wiring
Do-it-yourself guide with professional techniques for a safe wiring job.
12 Tips for Easier Home Electrical Wiring
Even if you have years of wiring experience, there are always a few tricks you may not know. We worked...
The 8 Most Common National Electric Code Violations
Many problems stem from new additions to the National Electrical Code (NEC), while some common mistakes violate codes that have...
Tips for Coaxial Cable Wiring
In today's information age, a massive amount of information is being pushed through our coaxial cables, leaving very little room...
Installing Communication Wiring
Installing Cat-5 and coaxial cable for Internet, computer, telephone and other uses.
Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls
Run electrical cable through walls and across ceilings without tearing them apart by fishing wire
7 Common Mistakes DIYers Make with Electrical Projects
Watch out for these common wiring mistakes that trip up DIYers working on electrical projects.
How to Make Safe Wire Connections
With the right wire nut connectors and terminals, it's fairly easy to make safe, strong electrical connections
Sneaky Way to Hide Wires
If you’re running phone wire around a door, create homemade wire clamps from a clear plastic soda bottle.
Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short
When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box.
Running Underground Cable
Run electrical cable in PVC conduit at least 12 inches deep in the ground.