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Top 100 Electrical Projects

  1. 46. Great Electric Circuit Tracer (01:43)

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

  2. 47. Running Wires and Cables in Walls, Around Doorways and Behind Baseboards

    Learn how to hide wires and cables around doorways, behind baseboards and inside walls.

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  3. 48. How to Install a Dimmer Switch

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

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 49. Wire Tracer

    A multi-purpose wire tracer will help a DIYer figure out which wire is connected to which outlet.

  5. 50. Slaughter vs. Wiring (01:53)

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

  6. 51. Demolition (04:05)

    Tools, gear and safety precautions for doing demolition.

  7. 52. Safe Outlets for Your Home (02:44)

    Ground fault circuit interrupters are a great investment for home safety.

  8. 53. How to Install a GFCI outlet

    Electrical expert James Young shows how to install a GFCI outlet -- a job that a DIYer can accomplish in a fairly short time.

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 54. Heating (01:23)

    Learn about heating before remodeling a basement.

  10. 55. How to Solder Wires

    Soldering wires to create an electrical connection is a quick and easy process, and it creates a better connection than wire nuts and e...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 56. Step 3: Install Support Brace (02:35)

    How to install a support brace for a ceiling fan.

  12. 57. Energy-Conservation Tips

    DIY Network makes it easy to cut costs and reduce utility bills with these energy-conservation tips.

  13. 58. Replace a Damaged Plug

    If you've damaged your plug beyond repair, attach a new one to your electrical cord.

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 59. Electrical Safety (01:06)

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

  15. 60. Overloaded Circuits (00:48)

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

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