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Top 100 Electrical Projects

  1. 61. Changing a Light Switch

    Replacing or upgrading a light switch is a simple and inexpensive DIY project.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. Motion-Activated Lights (02:45)

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

  3. 63. Hanging Drywall (02:15)

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

  4. 64. Concrete-and-Rock-Salt Patio (20:01)

    This backyard turns from a muddy, electrical nightmare to a rockin' patio.

  5. 65. How to Install a Light Fixture on a Stone Column Mailbox

    Adding a light to a mailbox gives it a sophisticated look.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 66. Fishing a Wire Through Walls (00:00:23)

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

  7. 67. DIY Demolition Safety Tips (00:01:00)

    Remember John DeSilvia's safety tips for any DIY home demolition project.

  8. 68. How to Add Outlets

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

  9. 69. Great Electric Circuit Tracer (01:43)

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

  10. 70. 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
  11. 71. Step 6: Attach Fan Blades (01:00)

    How to attach the fan blades to the rotating bezel.

  12. 72. How to Install a Ceiling Fan (11:24)

    Amy Matthews demonstrates step by step how to install a ceiling fan.

  13. 73. Rock Yard - Part 1 (06:22)

    The Yard Crashers team completely transforms a partially paved backyard.

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

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

  15. 75. Digital Circuit Breaker Finder (01:17)

    Trace circuits at the breaker box to make sure your wiring is good.

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