Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Attaching wires to a wall switch.

Shockingly Simple: Home Electrical Projects Made Easy

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With a basic understanding of home wiring, even beginners can alleviate the stigma bound to electricity and make their homes safer places for their families. Read on for tips on how to replace a wall outlet, switch, and light fixture.
Attaching a ceiling electrical box to a wood support.

Replacing Light Fixture with Paddle Ceiling Fan

Watch this video to find out how to reinforce an electrical box to support the weight of a paddle ceiling fan when replacing a light fixture with a ceiling fan.
Danny Lipford installing a dimmer switch.

DIY Electrical Home Improvement and Repair Projects

Watch this video to find out how to tackle five easy home electrical improvement and repair projects, from installing a dimmer switch to adding a plug-in wireless remote control for lamps.

3 Products to Keep Your Family Safe and Secure

Watch the video No matter the threat, protecting your family is any homeowner’s number one priority. The key to staying one step ahead of any dangerous situation — whether it's a health threat or...
Commercial Electric DualCheck 2-in-1 Voltage Tester

2-in-1 Electrical Tester from Commercial Electric

This voltage tester combines 2 of the most popular testers used by electricians, inspectors and homeowners into a single unit.

Installing a Paddle Ceiling Fan

Paddle fans are a great way to keep cool and save energy in your home. Watch this video to find out how to replace an existing light fixture with a paddle fan.

Power Where You Need It

More and more tools these days are cordless, but from time to time you still need to plug a tool in. That usually leads to an extension cord strung across the garage or workshop floor which in turn leads to someone inevitably tripping over it.
Pole light

Wiring A Pole Light

If you will be running new electrical wire it is important to be absolutely sure that the wire is buried at least 18 inches. There are alternatives, but this is the safest and least expensive method.

Roughing in Wiring in Walls

Before the drywall can be installed, all the plumbing and wiring in the walls must be run. Everything from electrical and phone lines to cable and speaker wires need to be roughed in and routed to the proper locations.