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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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Top 83 Wiring Projects

  1. 1. Zircon Multiscanner (01:09)

    This stud finder locates not only wooden studs but also metal and wiring.

  2. 2. Setting Up an Audio System in a Media Room or Home Theater

    DIY Networks has all the information about how to set up an audio system in a media room or home theater.

  3. 3. Install an Attic Exhaust Fan (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on installing an attic exhaust fan.

  4. 4. Digital Circuit Breaker Finder (01:17)

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

  5. 5. 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...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Wiring for Home Sound Quality (00:01:00)

    Use our tips to wire your home's sound system for maximum overall quality.

  9. 9. Electrical Wiring Basics (01:30)

    Learn about the electrical components of your sprinkler system.

  10. 10. Putting in a Dimmer Switch (01:52)

    Create ambiance by installing a dimmer to any light switch.

  11. 11. 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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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  12. 12. How to Wire an Entertainment Bar

    Host Fuad Reveiz shows how to wire and add outlets to an entertainment bar.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. 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. 14. 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...

  15. 15. Recessed "Can" Lighting (03:50)

    Here are the things to know when choosing and installing recessed lights.

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