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Top 100 Electrical Projects

  1. 76. The Ultimate Workshop: Lighting and Electrical Layout

    Workshops have special requirements with regard to electricity and lighting, and it's critical to plan these elements thoroughly. DIY N...

  2. 77. 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. 78. How to Upgrade a Kitchen Light Fixture

    Replacing the light fixture in your kitchen is an easy how-to project, even if you're not an electrician. Learn how to change it out wi...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 79. Breakers vs. Fuses (01:06)

    Learn about the safety features of fuses and circuit breakers.

  5. 80. Switchplate & Outlet Covers (00:48)

    Coordinate switchplates and electrical outlets to any color you want.

  6. 81. How to Install an Electric Skylight

    Natural light from above is a beautiful enhancement to any home. This project will walk you through the complete process of installing ...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 82. Learn the Basics About Generators

    Generators turn mechanical energy into electricity and are commonly used as backup electrical systems for homes. Here are tips to help ...

  8. 83. How To Wire the Electric Controller for a Sprinkler System

    The electronic controller is the brain behind the irrigation system. Learn how to wire it to a sprinkler system.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 84. Installing a Patio Sound System

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on installing a patio sound system.

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  10. 85. Concrete-and-Rock-Salt Patio (20:01)

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

  11. 86. How to Install a Lamp Cord Switch

    A cord switch makes it easy to turn hard-to-reach lamps on and off. Use these step-by-step instructions to install one in no time.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 87. 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...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 88. Know Your Home's Electrical System

    If you're building a new home, don't assume you have no control over the locations of the electrical outlets. DIY Network experts offer...

  14. 89. Extension Cord Safety Tips

    DIY experts offer tips on how to stay safe and avoid electrical fires when working with extension cords.

  15. 90. Electrical Safety Tips

    DIY Network host Jeff Wilson offers electrical system safety tips.

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