Home Automation

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Smoke Detector Wiring 101

The whole house can be connected on one system.

Build an Auto Shut Off Compressor

A used timer and power relay can help reduce wear and tear.

How to Wire an AC Disconnect

They make it easy to shut down the AC power for service.

Best New Home Automation Tools of 2020

Make life a little easier with some convenient new tech.

How to Install an In-Line Cord Light Switch

Sometimes it's just inconvenient to access the lamp switch.

110 volts vs. 220 volts Circuits

110v and 220v wiring serve similar functions.

How to Wire an Outdoor Shed

Connect your shed to your household power supply.

220v Outlet Wiring

Check the local codes first!

4 Things to Know About Smart Thermostats

Smart thermostats reduce your carbon footprint and save money.

Smart Home Devices for Older Folks

These gadgets make life safer and more comfortable.

Turn Your Kitchen Into a Smart Kitchen

Bring your kitchen into the future; make it a Smart kitchen.

Create a Smart Home on a Budget

You don't have to break the bank to create convenience.

Manual Transfer Switch Wiring Explained

Kick up the back-up generator with a transfer switch.

How to Remove and Replace an Old Fuse Box

You can tackle the project yourself with the proper tools.

How to Troubleshoot Common Humidistat Problems

A humidistat is used to control humidity levels.

How to Install a Meter Socket

A meter socket is also known as a meter base.

How to Install Residential Electrical Wiring

Installing electrical wiring can be dangerous.

How to Diagnose Common Electrical Switch Problems

There are many reasons the switch may not be working.

Pigtail Wiring Basics

Many people are often confused about even the basics.

Electrical Conduit Sizes

Conduits are an excellent way to protect electrical wiring.

How to Connect a Ground Wire to a Circuit Breaker

Properly grounding wires is vital to a safe electrical job.

How to Connect Flexible Electrical Conduit

A flexible electrical conduit can be very useful.

How to Upgrade Your Circuit Breaker Panel

Older circuit breaker panels may not have enough amps.

How to Connect a Ground Wire to an Electrical Outlet

Grounding wires is a crucial step.

Motion Sensor Light Switch Wiring Explained

A motion sensor light switch is great way of saving energy.

Electrical Grounding 101

Understanding how a grounding wire works can keep you safe.

How to Use a Solder Wick

A solder wick is braided copper wire.

How to Wire a Fuse Box

The fuse box protects against power surges.

Home Tech Trends to Watch for in 2017

Looking forward to smart home tech that actually works?

How to Fix a Broken Electrical Cable

Electrical cords often become frayed, cut, or otherwised damaged, causing them not to work properly.

Wiring Basics for Alternating Current

Understading how AC power works increases safety when working with electricity.

What Is An Electrical Junction Box?

An electrical junction box is a very important part of your electrical wiring system.

Building a Home Office Series: Electrical Wiring – Wiring the Outlet

Make sure you have the right electrical wiring.

Wiring Outlets in Parallel

Here's why wiring outlets in parallel is the only way.

Electrical Ground Wire Connection Guide

Check out this brief guide for adding ground wires wherever you might need them.

Safely Remove Safety Outlet Covers

When it is time to remove the safety outlets, it is important to know the correct steps to follow.

Recessed Lighting Wiring Instructions

Wiring a series of lights is similar to wiring the electrical for a single light.

How to Wire an Outlet in a Series

You probably already have the required tools at home.

Pulling Wires Through Electrical Conduit

Sometimes you have to snake a wire through a conduit.

Humidistat vs Dehumidistat

There are many varieties of humidity sensors and an equal number of applications for them. The humidistat

How to Rewire a House

Electrical knowledge is essential for rewiring a house.

2 Common AC Disconnect Problems

An AC disconnect is also known as an air conditioner switch box or fuse box.

Copper vs. Aluminum Wiring: Which to Use?

Copper and aluminum are the two main types of wire used in housing electrical systems, but which is better?

How to Find an Electrical Cable in Your Walls

Accidentally cutting into a cable is a big no-no.

How to Convert a 2-way to a 3-way Light Switch

A three-way light switch allows you to turn the lights on and off at two locations.