DIY Home Electrical Tips & Guides

Electrical wiring for home and residential projects can be quick and easy. Learn how to make electrical repairs with our safety guides, how-to diagrams, and more. Try basic home electrical work or take it to the next level and make your home as efficient as it can be.

How to Install a Whole House Ventilating Fan

Amp up your indoor air quality with a whole house ventilating fan. They're affordable and easy to install.
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How to Install a Receptacle

Chances are you use a power outlet every day, but do you know how to install one? We'll guide you through the five-step process—and trust us, it's much easier than it looks.
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How to Ground Electrical Wires 4 Different Ways

Most of your home's receptacles should be grounded. But if they're not, learn how to add this safety feature four different ways.
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How to Install Metal Raceways

Lessen how to install a new light and switch with a metal raceway.
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How to Install a GFCI

This electrical project is complicated, but you can feel confident with our expert tips.
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How to Install a Ceiling Fan Box

Calm a shaking ceiling fan by replacing it's worn-down box. We'll show you the important steps.
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More DIY Home Electrical Tips & Guides

Understanding Your Home's Electrical Load

You don't need to be an electrician to know the capacity of your home's electrical load. Brush up on some basic knowledge about fuse boxes and service panels that will help you use energy safely and efficiently.
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How to Repair Lamp Switches

Finding a favorite lamp is hard. So when your lamp's switch wears out, consider replacing just the part instead of the entire fixture. We'll show you how.