Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Ask Danny | Ep. 24: All About Whole-House Generator Installations

Hear the perks of having a whole-house generator from Rick True, president of Batchelor's Service in Mobile, Ala., and expert in whole-house generator installation.

Sustainable Living: 5 Changes You Can Make Now at Home

Living sustainably doesn't require a drastic change in your lifestyle. Here are five simple things you can do right now in your home.
Installing electrical outlet

Installing Surface Wiring

Surface wiring is a system of wires that simply run across the surface of a wall or ceiling but are concealed and protected by a decorative cover or channel.

Today’s Homeowner Radio Show | February 22, 2020

Today's Homeowner Radio Listener Questions Electric to Gas Light Conversion Jan...

Clean Air in Your Shop: Picking the Right Dust Collection System

Today's Homeowner Radio Listener Questions Dust Collection Options for Any Workshop Tom is creating a...
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5 Signs Your Oven’s Heating Element is Broken

Before you replace your range, check these signs to make sure you don't need to replace the oven's heating element.
Turning off breakers at a home's main electrical panel

How to Cut Power Before Making Electrical Repairs

Here's how to check power on circuit breakers before making electrical repairs.
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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!
Back of phone wall jack.

How to Add a Phone Extension

Robert asks, "Can you run an extension line off an already in use phone jack to a room which may not have one?"

It’s not hard to extend a line from an existing phone jack to a new one in another room. Read more to find out how.