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Top 100 Electrical Projects

  1. 61. How to Install an Exterior Solar Panel

    Use these step-by-step instructions to wire and fully install a 1-kilowatt stand-alone system.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
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  2. 62. Create a Solar Powered Shed

    Install a solar panel on your workshop to power your tools.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 63. Tying In With an Addition (00:03:49)

    Marc helps a family remodel their kitchen to tie in with an addition.

  4. 64. 1929 Electrical Wiring Updated (00:01:59)

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

  5. 65. How to Add Outlets

    DIY Network experts demonstrate how to install a kit that allows you to place additional outlets along the wall.

  6. 66. How to Replace a Light Fixture With a Ceiling Fan

    Save heating and cooling costs by replacing an existing light fixture with an energy-efficent fan/light combination.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 67. How to Hide Wiring Behind Baseboard or Installing a Raceway

    Running wires behind baseboard or hiding them in raceways not only looks more attractive, but it also protects the wires from damage. F...

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  8. 68. How to Make an Overhead Power Strip

    One of the challenges of using a router is keeping the cord out of the way. Use these instructions to make a hinged panel for a power s...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 69. 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
  10. 70. The Slyter Project (20:00)

    A kitchen reno is a lifesaver when a serious electrical problem is found.

  11. 71. 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
  12. 72. Paul Francisco (01:33)

    Musician Paul Francisco creates a xylophone out of electrical conduit.

  13. 73. How to Replace Outlets and Install Log Siding

    DIY experts demonstrate how to install electrical outlets and siding in a log cabin bedroom.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 74. Electrical Safety (01:06)

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

  15. 75. Updating Wall Plates

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on how to update switch and wall plate covers.

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