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.
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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,
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Identifying the switched live wire at a ceiling rose can be difficult especially if the old ceiling rose has been removed, this video shows how to identify it using a multi meter
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Fitting a new ceiling light is never as easy as people think, this videos shows how to do it
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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
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Wago compact connectors can make DIY electrics and professional installation work much easier, this video shows how to use them.
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Trace heating is useful for preventing pipes freezing in winter months. This kit is connected to a thermostat so that the trace heater only switches on when the temperature drops below 5 degrees C. If you constantly get frozen pipes in winter then a trace
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How to cut an electrical screw or machine screw using a pair of electricians pliers.
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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
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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 anFeatured
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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 socketsFeatured
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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.
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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
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How to measure amperage using a multi-meter
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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 aFeatured
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Replacing an electrical socket
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How to replace a light switch