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Top 100 Electrical Projects

  1. 46. 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
  2. 47. How to Run Electrical Wire and Install Insulation

    Use these step-by-step instructions to learn how to improve your basement by running new electrical and putting up energy-saving insula...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 48. High Tech Utility Lights (03:52)

    Explore flashlight and shop light technology with host David Thiel.

  4. 49. Smart Power Outlet

    This power switch can enhance the efficiency and safety in your workshop. Read about it here at DIY.

  5. 50. How to Install a Dimmer Switch

    Allegra Bennett, editor of Renovating Woman magazine, explains how to replace a light switch with a dimmer switch.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 51. Drafty Outlets (02:23)

    Check out this easy trick to stop cold air from coming in electrical boxes.

  7. 52. Step 5: Connect Motor Wiring (01:37)

    How to connect the wiring on the ceiling fan motor.

  8. 53. Cut Perfect Holes With a Python Cutter

    DIY Network experts demonstrate how to use a cool tool that might make you want to toss away your keyhole saw.

  9. 54. How to Use a Yard Trencher

    A yard trencher can dig out a trench for conduit or water pipes in the yard. It makes a thin trench in the yard without disturbing the ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 55. Extension Cord 101 (02:21)

    We share information on extension cord design and safety.

  11. 56. Electrical Safety (01:06)

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

  12. 57. How to Replace an Outlet

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to easily replace an electrical outlet.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 58. Design Outlet Covers (02:31)

    Snazz up your outlets and light switches with your own decorative covers.

  14. 59. Basic Guide to Home Lighting (01:00)

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

  15. 60. Ideal PowerBlade (01:23)

    Working with a cordless drill, this is the big daddy of cable cutters.

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