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Electrical Videos


In this section you will find videos to help you when doing home electrics.

If you are not 100% certain what you are doing please consult a professional electrician.

  • 14:55 How to install an external electrical socket | install outside socket

    How to install an external electrical socket | install outside socket

    by Admin Added 100 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I install an electrical socket on the outside of the property. Electrical sockets are very useful outside and are great for plugging in power washers or lawn mowers etc. It is important to ensure that any socket installed outside is RCD prot

  • 09:49 Popular UK domestic lighting circuits | Loop in at ceiling rose | Loop in at switch

    UK domestic lighting circuits | Loop in at ceiling rose | Loop in at switch

    by Admin Added 837 Views / 0 Likes

    Lighting circuits can seem confusing to some people, in this video I explain what the loop in at the ceiling rose, loop in at the switch and loop in at the junction box look like. The loop in method is often used when wiring lighting circuits in the UK. S

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  • 02:13 Popular How to convert a European plug to a UK plug | two pin plug to three pin plug

    How to convert a European plug to a UK plug | two pin plug to three pin plug

    by Admin Added 398 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows How to convert a European plug to a UK plug, this is very easy to do and the convertor plugs only cost about £2 Converting a two-pin plug to three pin plug has never been easier. Remember if you cut off the two pin plug and wire it

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  • 03:34 Popular In-Sure Lever | Wire connectors

    In-Sure Lever | Wire connectors

    by Admin Added 430 Views / 0 Likes

    In-Sure lever wire connectors can be used for Solid, stranded or flex wires, ranging from 0.2mm² – 2.5mm². These connectors are very easy to use and connections can be made without any special tools, all that is needed is something to stri

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  • 09:14 Popular How to install a Wi-Fi extender socket

    How to install a Wi-Fi extender socket

    by Admin Added 1,010 Views / 0 Likes

    In this video I replace a standard double switched electrical socket with a British General 922UWR Wi-Fi extender socket, these are a great idea as they allow you to use both socket outlets whilst extending the Wi-Fi network. Visit the British General web

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  • 12:33 Popular How to replace a single socket with a double socket

    How to replace a single socket with a double socket

    by Admin Added 1,211 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how to replace a standard UK single domestic socket with a double socket. Single sockets are often not suitable for today’s power hungry households which mean that some people buy unsafe adaptors that put undue stress on the sockets

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  • 07:03 Popular Two way light switching explained

    Two way light switching explained

    by Admin Added 9,158 Views / 6 Likes

    This video shows how to wire a two way switching circuit, or a two way lighting circuit. I believe this is called a three way switching circuit in some countries. This video shows how to change a one way lighting circuit into a two way lighting circuit an

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  • 06:26 Popular How to install a dimmer switch

    How to install a dimmer switch

    by Admin Added 1,561 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how to replace a standard light switch with a dimmer switch. Dimmer switches are popular because the light in the room can be dimmed to make the room lighting less bright. Before installing a dimmer switch you have to be certain that the

  • 07:39 Popular How to install a USB wall socket

    How to install a USB wall socket

    by Admin Added 2,375 Views / 0 Likes

    More and more electrical items can now be charged using a USB lead, which often means plugging an adapter into a standard electrical socket. This can mean that your socket soon becomes busy with items that are trying to use the power outlets. Installing a

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  • 06:21 Popular Cat 5 network cable crimping

    Cat 5 network cable crimping

    by Admin Added 2,100 Views / 2 Likes

    If you are installing a home network or simply want to make up your own patch leads this video will show how to crimp an RJ45 plug on to the end of a CAT 5 network cable There are two standards when wiring up network cables, T568A and T568B this requires

  • 05:17 Popular Security light fitting | Guardcam

    Security light fitting | Guardcam

    by Admin Added 3,067 Views / 1 Likes

    This video shows how to replcae a standard security light with a Guardcam. The Guardcam looks like a traditional security light but it has a camera built in which can record video or take still pictures.

  • 11:39 Popular How to install a Fused connection unit | FCU

    How to install a Fused connection unit | FCU

    by Admin Added 3,577 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows a DIY'er how to install a fused connection unit, often called a FCU. Useful links-http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/routing_a_cable.htm#The latest requirements for running cables is below-http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/forum1/diy-elect

  • 02:46 Popular In-Line wire connectors- Spliceline

    In-Line wire connectors- Spliceline

    by Admin Added 2,957 Views / 0 Likes

    SpliceLine™ in-line connectors are one of the easiest ways of joining two wires together without an specialised tools such as crimping pliers. SpliceLine™ In-Line connectors are very compact and are probably theeasiest way of joining two wires

  • 13:35 Popular How to wire a two way light switch | two way switching

    How to wire a two way light switch | two way switching

    by Admin Added 14.5k Views / 8 Likes

    This video shows how to convert a typical one way light switch into a two way switching arrangement. This means that a light (or lights) can be switched off from two locations. You can also add a third light switch if you use an intermediate light switch,

  • 03:02 Popular Energy saving Light bulbs

    Energy saving Light bulbs

    by Admin Added 1,691 Views / 0 Likes

    Year on year electricity bills increase at a much higher rate than inflation. By installing low energy light bulbs you can make a substantial saving on your energy bills in a quick time. Typically payback is after 12 months, by that time you have paid for

  • 16:41 Popular Sinking an electrical backbox

    Sinking an electrical backbox

    by Admin Added 4,677 Views / 0 Likes

    How to fit an electrical double back box onto a solid brick wall that has been wallpapered. Fitting a back box is normally done before the wall is papered but if you wanted to add an extra socket in your home and the wall has been papered then this video

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