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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In this video I replace a standard double switched electrical socket with a British General 922UWR Wi-Fi extender socket, these are a great idea as they allow you to use both socket outlets whilst extending the Wi-Fi network. Visit the British General webFeatured
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How to wire a standard 3 pin plug
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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
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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
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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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How to replace a downlighter lamp or a halogen lamp in a spotlight.
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How to fit a dry lining back box in a plasterboard wall.
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How to check a fuse using a couple of different tools
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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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Twin core and earth cable can easily be striped ready for termination using this method
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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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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).