Don’t get caught remodeling your home without a building permit… it can be a costly mistake! Here’s when you need a building permit, and when you don’t.
Before you tackle a home building or remodeling project, you'll need to know some basic electrical info. Here you'll find helpful information for fixing electrical outlets, planning a remodel around your existing wiring, surge protection inside your home, and more.
Install a ceiling fan yourself to save money. It’s a good DIY project that can be tackled with patience and a bit of fortitude. I have a few helpful tips to help you through and a guide on how to buy a ceiling fan.
Remodeling a room in your house? If you’re installing paneling or beadboard wainscoting over drywall, chances are you’re going to need to electrical outlet spacers on your receptacles to make them flush to the wall. Here’s a simple and cheap solution that only takes a minute to install over your electrical wiring for a professional finish.
Fishing wires through your walls for light sconces can be frustrating, to say the least. FlatWire is an invention that gives DIYers the opportunity for professional retrofitting results. Is using Flat Wire (similar to Ghost Wire) worth the added expense, though?
Where’s that cool draft coming from in your house? Could it be the electrical outlets? Eliminate that possibility by learning how to install inexpensive foam gaskets on all of your home electrical outlets. It’s a quick and easy DIY project.
Wise up and have a whole-house surge protector professionally installed to protect all of your major electrical appliances and electronics. Here’s why.
A wall sconce is a great way to add a custom look to your home. Here are a few ideas that custom homebuilders and/or homeowners have installed.