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The Latest in Electrical

How to Install a Dryer Power Cord

Vermin, wear and tear, accidents and the purchase of a new dryer are all reasons you may have to change or install a dryer power cord.

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Samsung HDD Repair Tools

Samsung makes both internal and external HDD (hard disk drive).

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Solar Power vs. Electric

Alternative energy sources are foremost in the minds of those wishing to save money and tread lightly on the environment.

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How to Hook Up a Light Fixture

There are a few inexpensive and easy ways to remodel your house: fresh coat of paint, new accessories and new light fixtures.

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GE Microwave Tripping Breaker When Door Is Opened

If your GE microwave is tripping the breaker when you open its door, this is likely related to the door interlock switches.

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Masterflow PR2D Attic Fan Instructions

Attics can reach more than 150 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer.

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How to Rewire Electric Plugs

We rely on electrical devices for consistent performance; however, that's not always what we get.

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The Effects of Overheating in a Samsung Plasma TV

Plasma televisions consist of thousands of tiny pixel cells that allow gases to be heated with electricity to produce light.

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How to Wire an Intertherm Thermostat

Installing and wiring a new Intertherm thermostat could save a home owner hundreds of dollars each season.

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How to Add Solar Panels to an Existing Solar System

Providing extra power to your solar system can easily be achieved by adding solar panels to the roof and connecting them to the existing panels.

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DIY Home Thermostat Replacement

A new thermostat can reduce heating and cooling costs, and it should take only a few minutes to install.

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How to Fix Cordless Drill Batteries With Car Batteries

Whether you have a small tool bench or a full-scale workshop, cordless drill batteries can get costly fast.

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Solar Panel Wiring Instructions

Solar panels are similar to batteries in that they operate with direct current (DC).

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How to Mount a Light on a Ceiling With Radiant Heat

Lights, fans and heaters are all commonly installed overhead to provide light and aid in climate control.

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How to Operate a Panasonic Typewriter

Panasonic Corporation was founded in 1918 by Japanese businessman Konosuke Matsushita.

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What Is the Shelf Life for Incandescent Light Bulbs?

Many believe Thomas Edison was the inventor of the incandescent light bulb.

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How to Wire 6V Batteries to 12V

Wiring 6-volt batteries to get 12 volts takes advantage of a connection known in electrical theory as a "series circuit.

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How to Find the Correct Wire Connector Nut Size

While doing electrical work it is important that the connections are safe and secure.

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How to Replace a Hunter Pull Chain Switch for a Light

Ceiling fans are an excellent way of cutting down on utility costs.

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How to Install a Whole House Generator

A generator can be connected to your home through a transfer switch, allowing the generator to power your home when there is no A/C power available from your power company.

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How to Calculate the Diameter of Wire

When preparing to choose wire stock for your electrical job you need to know the diameter of the wire to determine what electrical load it can handle and over what distance.

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Can I Plug Two Refrigerators Into One Outlet?

If you need more space for your cold and frozen food, you might invest in a second refrigerator or freezer.

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How to Determine the Ceiling Light Size for a Room

A ceiling light adds to the ambiance of a room.

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Square D Circuit Breaker Types

Circuit breakers detect overcurrent and short circuit conditions and shut off electrical flow to prevent damage to electrical circuits.

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Standard House Wiring Voltage

Electricity is integral to the effective running of the modern American home.