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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How to use a multi-meter to perform a continuity test.
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Wago compact connectors can make DIY electrics and professional installation work much easier, this video shows how to use them.
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How to use a multi-meter to measure voltage
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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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How to rewire a fuse from a consumer unit, this is useful if you have an older style consumer unit.
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How to cut an electrical screw or machine screw using a pair of electricians pliers.
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If you are installing a home network or simply want to make up your own patch leads this video will show how to crimp an RJ45 plug on to the end of a CAT 5 network cable There are two standards when wiring up network cables, T568A and T568B this requires
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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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How to fit a dry lining back box in a plasterboard wall.
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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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How to check a fuse using a couple of different tools
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This video shows how to replace a standard light switch with a dimmer switch. Dimmer switches are popular because the light in the room can be dimmed to make the room lighting less bright. Before installing a dimmer switch you have to be certain that the
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This video shows how to replace a standard UK single domestic socket with a double socket. Single sockets are often not suitable for today’s power hungry households which mean that some people buy unsafe adaptors that put undue stress on the socketsFeatured
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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 web