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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.

  • 05:07 Popular Continuity test using a multi meter

    Continuity test using a multi meter

    by Admin Added 2,193 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use a multi-meter to perform a continuity test.

  • 03:46 Popular how to fit a back box in plasterboard

    how to fit a back box in plasterboard

    by Admin Added 1,553 Views / 0 Likes

    How to fit a dry lining back box in a plasterboard wall.

  • 08:39 Popular Replacing a light switch

    Replacing a light switch

    by Admin Added 2,776 Views / 0 Likes

    How to replace a light switch

  • 08:20 Popular How to wire a ceiling light

    How to wire a ceiling light

    by Admin Added 6,628 Views / 3 Likes

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

  • 06:32 Popular Wiring a three pin plug

    Wiring a three pin plug

    by Admin Added 1,541 Views / 0 Likes

    How to wire a standard 3 pin plug

  • 04:15 Popular How to rewire a fuse

    How to rewire a fuse

    by Admin Added 1,825 Views / 0 Likes

    How to rewire a fuse from a consumer unit, this is useful if you have an older style consumer unit.

  • 03:42 Popular Fuse Testing

    Fuse Testing

    by Admin Added 1,332 Views / 0 Likes

    How to check a fuse using a couple of different tools

  • 04:35 Popular Wagobox

    Wagobox

    by Admin Added 1,667 Views / 0 Likes

    The wagobox is very handy when joining cables as it can be used in dificult to reach locations as long as wago connectors are used

  • 02:34 Popular How to cut a socket screw or machine screw

    How to cut a socket screw or machine screw

    by Admin Added 1,759 Views / 1 Likes

    How to cut an electrical screw or machine screw using a pair of electricians pliers.

  • 04:35 Popular wago compact connectors

    wago compact connectors

    by Admin Added 2,153 Views / 1 Likes

    Wago compact connectors can make DIY electrics and professional installation work much easier, this video shows how to use them.

  • 04:17 Popular Wago lighting connectors

    Wago lighting connectors

    by Admin Added 2,411 Views / 0 Likes

    Wago lighting connector make replacing a light fitting much easier

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

    How to strip electrical twin core and earth cable

    by Admin Added 2,509 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    How to replace a lamp in a downlighter

    by Admin Added 2,235 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    How to identify the switched live wire

    by Admin Added 8,554 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

  • 11:00 Popular How to install Trace heating

    How to install Trace heating

    by Admin Added 2,304 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

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