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How to Repair a Satellite Cable

A damaged or severed satellite coaxial cable doesn't happen often but requires attention when it does.

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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.

The Latest in Electricity

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What is a Current Limiting Circuit Breaker?

All circuit breakers are current limiting inasmuch as they open or "trip," cutting off the current in a circuit, in the event of an overload or fault.

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What Is the Heaviest Construction Grade Extension Cord Available?

Extension cords can come in a variety in lengths and sizes, and are labeled with information to help you choose the right one for your needs.

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How to Install a 555SS InSinkErator

The InSinkErator company is based in Racine, Wis.

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Wire Cutting Tools

Wire is commonly used in landscaping and home projects to perform a variety of tasks such as staking trees, fencing plants off to protect them from animals or creating boundaries.

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How to Test Photocells

Photoelectric cells come in two designs: photovoltaic cells convert sunlight to electricity; photo sensors read infrared heat to trigger a switch.

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How to Replace a Septic System D-Box

Replacing your distribution box can be a grueling job, but knowing where the clogged or damaged distribution box is located will make the job much easier.

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How to Install an HDMI Wall Plate

An HDMI wall plate is similar to a wall receptacle or a wall plate with the difference being that a HDMI wall plate can accommodate an HDMI hookup as opposed to having to travel the wiring to a power outlet plug.

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How to Remove a Squirrel Cage From a Furnace Motor Shaft

The blower motor of your furnace is responsible for turning the blower motor fan.

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How to Secure Your Home Perimeter

Most people never take their home security to a level that will offer maximum security.