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How-To Videos

1-10 of 20 Lighting Videos

  1. Bath Lighting and Flooring

    Bath Lighting and Flooring (03:55)

    Learn how to select the best lighting and flooring for your bathroom.

  2. Install Recessed Lighting

    Install Recessed Lighting (05:32)

    Host Paul Ryan gives a tutorial in installing recessed lighting.

  3. Sweat Equity IQ: Lighting

    Sweat Equity IQ: Lighting (01:00)

    Consider replacing outdated light fixtures. Here's how to do it yourself.

  4. Motion-Activated Lights

    Motion-Activated Lights (02:45)

    Learn how to install motion-sensor lights to the exterior of your home.

  5. The Basics of Lighting Types

    The Basics of Lighting Types (01:00)

    Create the right mix of lighting with this basic design guide.

  6. Putting in a Dimmer Switch

    Putting in a Dimmer Switch (01:52)

    Create ambiance by installing a dimmer to any light switch.

  7. Rewiring a Lamp

    Rewiring a Lamp (01:44)

    Nathan Haun demonstrates how simple it is to rewire a table lamp.

  8. Wiring for Exterior Lighting

    Wiring for Exterior Lighting (01:00)

    Wire exterior lighting yourself following these guidelines and safety tips.

  9. Kitchen Chandelier

    Kitchen Chandelier (01:21)

    Paul Ryan and the homeowners install a kitchen chandelier.

  10. Under Cabinet Lighting

    Under Cabinet Lighting (01:52)

    Paul Ryan shows how to hard-wire lighting under kitchen cabinets.

1-10 of 15 Electrical Videos

  1. Best Electrical Wire Stripper

    Best Electrical Wire Stripper (00:55)

    Take a look at a great wire stripping tool that is a snap to use.

  2. Great Electric Circuit Tracer

    Great Electric Circuit Tracer (01:43)

    Try a cool multi-purpose tool that helps track down electrical problems.

  3. Alternating Current

    Alternating Current (02:14)

    Matt demonstrates the difference between alternating and direct current.

  4. Electrical Safety Devices

    Electrical Safety Devices (02:24)

    Matt tells how the industry is working to make electrical appliances safer.

  5. Electrical Safety

    Electrical Safety (01:06)

    Matt tells how electricity works and how to stay safe when working with it.

  6. Electrical Safety

    Electrical Safety (03:20)

    Too many tools plugged into an extension cord: dangerous or just hype?

  7. Removing an Outlet

    Removing an Outlet (01:25)

    Find out how to safely remove an unused outlet from your home.

  8. Overloaded Circuits

    Overloaded Circuits (00:48)

    Home electronics are better than ever...just don't overload your circuits!

  9. Fishing a Wire Through Walls

    Fishing a Wire Through Walls (00:00:23)

    It's tricky to do! Here's a helpful hint for feeding wires through walls.

  10. Breakers vs. Fuses

    Breakers vs. Fuses (01:06)

    Learn about the safety features of fuses and circuit breakers.