Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Finger pointing to main circuit breaker

2 Easy Ways to Map Your Home’s Electrical Circuits

Whether you do your own electrical work or hire it done, you need to map your home's circuits. Here are some easy lifehacks to do just that!
Danny Lipford installing a Chandelier.

How to Install a Chandelier and Dimmer Switch

Installing a ceiling medallion and chandelier is a great way to improve the look of a room, and adding a dimmer switch makes it easy to control the level of light. Watch this video to find out how.

Replacing a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

The easiest way to replace a bathroom exhaust vent fan, is to buy a kit that replaces the old motor while reusing the existing housing. Watch this video to see how to replace the motor in your bathroom vent fan.
Single-pole light switch on a white wall

How to Replace a Single-Pole Light Switch

Replacing a single-pole wall light switch is an easy DIY project that only requires a few tools and a little know-how. Read this article to find out how to replace a light switch.
Installing a motion sensor outdoor security light.

How to Install an Outdoor Security Light

Watch this video to find out how to replace your existing lights with ones that contains motion sensors to enhance security and provide needed illumination automatically.
House covered in Christmas lights.

The Damage-Free Way to Attach Holiday Lights and Decorations to Your Home

Watch this video to find out about a simple way to attach and remove Christmas lights to your house using self adhesive plastic cable ties.
Disconnecting the wires to a ceiling fan light switch.

How to Fix a Paddle Ceiling Fan Light Switch

Watch this video to find out how to test and replace a defective paddle ceiling fan pull chain light switch.
Disconnecting the wires from the receptacle.

How to Replace a 120-Volt Electrical Wall Outlet

Replacing a standard, 120-volt electrical wall outlet (receptacle) is an easy DIY project that only requires a few tools and some basic knowledge of wiring. Read on to find out how to replace an electrical outlet in your home.
Starting a portable generator

How to Use a Portable Generator Safely

Portable generators are a great way to provide power during outages, but there are some important safety considerations, including carbon monoxide poisoning and electrical overloads that can damage appliances.