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Home Tech Trends to Watch for in 2017

Looking forward to smart home tech that actually works? This year's for you!

Smart Home Fire Prevention

Want to make your home safer and smarter but don't think you have the tech know-how? Think again!

How to Install a Double Pole Switch

Installing a double pole switch can be an easy DIY project as long as you follow the instructions and practice safe techniques.

Smart Home Features to Add Value to Your Home

These technological updates are sure to add value to your home, create more convenience in your life, and appeal to lots of potential buyers.

Electrical Ground Wire Connection Guide

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

Understanding 220 and 230 Volt Wiring

Know your wiring before installing your next big, in-home appliance.

Understanding Electrical Outlet Wire Colors

Color coding for outlet wiring can vary by house and appliance, but there are general rules that can be understood.

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?

3 Different Types of Electrical Wiring Diagrams Explained

Not all wiring diagrams are the same. Find out which kinds of diagrams serve which purpose before you try to use them.

110v vs. 220v Wiring

110 and 220v wiring serve similar functions in your home's electrical, but there are some differences that should be understood.

8 Technology Hacks for Homeowners

Automation technology hacks not only can add a "wow" factor to your home, but also can make it safer and more energy-efficient.

Understanding 120/240V Wiring Color Code

Untangle the complex network of wires in your walls.

Is It Time to Make Your House a Smart House?

When is a housed not a house? When it's a robot. (It's also still a house)

Install a Cable Outlet in a Finished Wall

An alternative to drilling holes in floors and running cables along the baseboards to your cable box

6 Advantages of MC Electrical Cable

MC electrical cable is a very popular type of electrical cable which has many different advantages. The

220v Outlet Wiring

When doing any type of outlet wiring, it's important to verify that you're working within your local

Hot Tub Wiring

Hot tub wiring can be done by people who are sure of their capabilities when dealing with electrical

9 Tips for Installing a Humidistat in Your Home

A humidistat is used to control the level of humidity in your home. It is used in congruence with air

Humidistat vs Dehumidistat

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

How to Install Residential Electrical Wiring

Installing residential electrical wiring is a task with many inherent risks, from the potential of electric

Electrical Ground Rod Installation

Before we go into how to go about electrical ground rod installation, let us first deal with the issue

Wiring Electrical Outlets in Series

It is important to remember that when it comes to wiring electrical outlets in series, they must be done

Electrical Conduit Sizes

An electrical conduit is a excellent way to protect and route electrical wiring that runs throughout

How to Run Cable Underground with PVC Conduit Part 1

When you are thinking about an outdoor living area, or having power to a shed, or outbuilding, you will

End-of-Run Electrical Receptacle Wiring

There are many 2 main types of receptacle wiring; one that continues on to another receptacle and one

How to Wire an Outdoor Shed Part 4

Now you have your outdoor shed wired. You will need to connect the wiring from the outdoor shed to the

How to Install Armored Cable

Armored cable is a type of flexible metal hose that is used to protect electrical wiring that runs throughout

How to Wire a 120/240 Volt Receptacle

If you need to replace an old 240 volt receptacle, you might want to consider replacing the old outlet

How to Connect Flexible Electrical Conduit

A flexible electrical conduit can be very useful and easy to work with. There are a variety of situations

Light Switch Installation: How to Install a Neutral Wire

Planning a light switch installation is not typically challenging, even for the do-it-yourself novice.

Building a Home Office Series: Home Office Wiring Considerations

Today, more and more Americans are working from home, whether as their own bosses or as an employee working

Lead-Free Solder Vs. Lead Solder

Lead-free solder is becoming more common, replacing the traditional solder made from lead and tin. The

Manual Transfer Switch Wiring Explained

A manual transfer switch and a back-up generator can save you during a power outage. The transfer switch