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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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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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 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
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This video shows how to safely replace wall lights and has some good tips on collecting the dust when drilling as well as how to ensure the fixing bracket is completely level.
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How to replace a light switch
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Twin core and earth cable can easily be striped ready for termination using this method
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Replacing an electrical socket
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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
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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 lighting connector make replacing a light fitting much easier
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This video is useful if you are having problems with a light that either will not switch off or will not switch on (assuming the lamp has been checked).
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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 replace a downlighter lamp or a halogen lamp in a spotlight.