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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.

  • 09:14 Popular How to install a Wi-Fi extender socket

    How to install a Wi-Fi extender socket

    by Admin Added 657 Views / 0 Likes

    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 web

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  • 06:32 Popular Wiring a three pin plug

    Wiring a three pin plug

    by Admin Added 1,619 Views / 0 Likes

    How to wire a standard 3 pin plug

  • 03:02 Popular Energy saving Light bulbs

    Energy saving Light bulbs

    by Admin Added 1,532 Views / 0 Likes

    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

  • 05:19 Popular How to measure amperage

    How to measure amperage

    by Admin Added 1,462 Views / 0 Likes

    How to measure amperage using a multi-meter

  • 07:39 Popular How to install a USB wall socket

    How to install a USB wall socket

    by Admin Added 2,071 Views / 0 Likes

    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 a

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  • 11:00 Popular Replacing an electrical socket

    Replacing an electrical socket

    by Admin Added 2,727 Views / 0 Likes

    Replacing an electrical socket

  • 08:39 Popular Replacing a light switch

    Replacing a light switch

    by Admin Added 3,040 Views / 0 Likes

    How to replace a light switch

  • 04:35 Popular Wagobox

    Wagobox

    by Admin Added 1,801 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

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

    In-Line wire connectors- Spliceline

    by Admin Added 2,702 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

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

    How to replace a lamp in a downlighter

    by Admin Added 2,358 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    how to fit a back box in plasterboard

    by Admin Added 1,685 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 03:42 Popular Fuse Testing

    Fuse Testing

    by Admin Added 1,412 Views / 0 Likes

    How to check a fuse using a couple of different tools

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

    How to install a Fused connection unit | FCU

    by Admin Added 3,370 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

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

    How to strip electrical twin core and earth cable

    by Admin Added 2,639 Views / 0 Likes

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

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

    How to replace wall lights | fitting uplighters

    by Admin Added 3,358 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.

  • 02:43 Popular Light switch testing

    Light switch testing

    by Admin Added 2,693 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).

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