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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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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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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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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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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How to use a multi-meter to perform a continuity test.
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How to rewire a fuse from a consumer unit, this is useful if you have an older style consumer unit.
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Wago lighting connector make replacing a light fitting much easier
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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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How to use a multi-meter to measure voltage