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Installing a GFCI Outlet

To reduce the risk of electrical shock in the wet areas of your home, install a GFCI outlet. Use these step-by-step instructions to eas...

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Top 100 Electrical Projects

  1. 1. 1929 Electrical Wiring Updated (00:01:59)

    The 1929 electrical wiring and fuse boxes are brought up to today's codes.

  2. 2. Step 1: Choose the Right Size (00:33)

    How to choose the correct size ceiling fan for a room.

  3. 3. MUSE Headband Mind Control (00:00:49)

    Interaxon's brain sensing headband, MUSE, is demonstrated at CES 2014.

  4. 4. Step 2: Remove Light Fixture (01:33)

    How to remove an existing light fixture from the ceiling.

  5. 5. Step 3: Install Support Brace (02:35)

    How to install a support brace for a ceiling fan.

  6. 6. Extension Cord 101 (02:21)

    We share information on extension cord design and safety.

  7. 7. How to Wire Recessed Ceiling Lights

    Recessed "high hat" lighting fixtures provide excellent illumination and give a room an elegant appearance.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. Hanging Drywall (02:15)

    You can save hundreds or thousands of dollars by hanging drywall yourself.

  9. 9. Step 4: Install Bracket (01:48)

    How to install the mounting bracket for a ceiling fan.

  10. 10. Smart Home Technology

    Get tips from DIY Network on how to add smart technology to your home.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
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  11. 11. Electrical Safety (01:06)

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

  12. 12. How to Replace an Electrical Outlet Receptacle

    At Disaster House, we invited heavy-metal rock band Slaughter to overload our electrical system. We had the band to hook up all of thei...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. Slaughter vs. Wiring (01:53)

    Josh fixes the electrical system after heavy metal band Slaughter fries it.

  14. 14. Labeling a Breaker (01:58)

    Get your house in order with tips for labeling your breaker panel.

  15. 15. Insulation Tips and Tricks

    The experts at the DIY Network share their hints for insulating windows, outlets and more.

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