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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.

  • 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 10.5k Views / 6 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,

  • 09:54 Popular How to identify the switched live wire

    How to identify the switched live wire

    by Admin Added 9,011 Views / 4 Likes

    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

  • 08:20 Popular How to wire a ceiling light

    How to wire a ceiling light

    by Admin Added 7,080 Views / 3 Likes

    Fitting a new ceiling light is never as easy as people think, this videos shows how to do it

  • 07:03 Popular Two way light switching explained

    Two way light switching explained

    by Admin Added 4,364 Views / 2 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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  • 16:41 Popular Sinking an electrical backbox

    Sinking an electrical backbox

    by Admin Added 4,312 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

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

    How to install a Fused connection unit | FCU

    by Admin Added 3,165 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

  • 10:49 Popular How to replace wall lights | fitting uplighters

    How to replace wall lights | fitting uplighters

    by Admin Added 3,027 Views / 0 Likes

    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.

  • 08:39 Popular Replacing a light switch

    Replacing a light switch

    by Admin Added 2,829 Views / 0 Likes

    How to replace a light switch

  • 03:10 Popular How to strip electrical twin core and earth cable

    How to strip electrical twin core and earth cable

    by Admin Added 2,539 Views / 0 Likes

    Twin core and earth cable can easily be striped ready for termination using this method

  • 11:00 Popular Replacing an electrical socket

    Replacing an electrical socket

    by Admin Added 2,527 Views / 0 Likes

    Replacing an electrical socket

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

    In-Line wire connectors- Spliceline

    by Admin Added 2,510 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

  • 05:17 Popular Security light fitting | Guardcam

    Security light fitting | Guardcam

    by Admin Added 2,506 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.

  • 04:17 Popular Wago lighting connectors

    Wago lighting connectors

    by Admin Added 2,437 Views / 0 Likes

    Wago lighting connector make replacing a light fitting much easier

  • 02:43 Popular Light switch testing

    Light switch testing

    by Admin Added 2,433 Views / 0 Likes

    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).

  • 11:00 Popular How to install Trace heating

    How to install Trace heating

    by Admin Added 2,338 Views / 1 Likes

    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

  • 02:06 Popular How to replace a lamp in a downlighter

    How to replace a lamp in a downlighter

    by Admin Added 2,265 Views / 0 Likes

    How to replace a downlighter lamp or a halogen lamp in a spotlight.

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