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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.

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

    How to strip electrical twin core and earth cable

    by Admin Added 2,506 Views / 0 Likes

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

  • 08:20 Popular How to wire a ceiling light

    How to wire a ceiling light

    by Admin Added 6,593 Views / 3 Likes

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

  • 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 9,897 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,

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

    In-Line wire connectors- Spliceline

    by Admin Added 2,462 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

  • 02:43 Popular Light switch testing

    Light switch testing

    by Admin Added 2,373 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).

  • 03:16 Popular multimeter voltage using a multi meter

    multimeter voltage using a multi meter

    by Admin Added 1,929 Views / 0 Likes

    How to use a multi-meter to measure voltage

  • 08:39 Popular Replacing a light switch

    Replacing a light switch

    by Admin Added 2,772 Views / 0 Likes

    How to replace a light switch

  • 11:00 Popular Replacing an electrical socket

    Replacing an electrical socket

    by Admin Added 2,489 Views / 0 Likes

    Replacing an electrical socket

  • 05:17 Popular Security light fitting | Guardcam

    Security light fitting | Guardcam

    by Admin Added 2,446 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.

  • 16:41 Popular Sinking an electrical backbox

    Sinking an electrical backbox

    by Admin Added 4,266 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

  • 07:03 Popular Two way light switching explained

    Two way light switching explained

    by Admin Added 3,534 Views / 1 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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  • 04:35 Popular wago compact connectors

    wago compact connectors

    by Admin Added 2,148 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 2,408 Views / 0 Likes

    Wago lighting connector make replacing a light fitting much easier

  • 04:35 Popular Wagobox

    Wagobox

    by Admin Added 1,663 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

  • 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

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