Browsing Tag

electrical

  • How To Move and Replace Your Dishwasher

    Did you just (finally) invest in a dishwasher? Or has your family upgraded to a fancy new model? Good for you – this is one appliance that is vital to the…

  • How To Install a Light Dimmer Switch

    When your lights are controlled by a dimmer switch, they utilize less electricity when you have dimmed the lights. In the long term, this will reduce your consumption of electricity which…

  • Klein Non-Contact Voltage Tester: Safe and Fast

    Klein introduced their new non-contact voltage tester at the National Hardware Show this week. It can detect voltage in cables, cords, circuit breakers and lighting fixtures without making contact. Red means…

  • Watch Out For These Wiring Mistakes

    Can you change an outlet or move a light switch? Do you consider yourself an amateur electrician? You may feel up to most electrical tasks but here are some pitfalls to…

  • How to Move a Single Pole Light Switch

    Let’s say that you are doing some remodeling and you need to move an existing single pole light switch. Well, the easiest way to do this is to change the existing…

  • Proper Power for Over Range Microwaves

    One of the more popular space saving ideas in a kitchen is installing an over-range microwave. It will open up countertop space and provide an exhaust fan for your range if…

  • Water Your Christmas Tree

    We love natural Christmas trees but everyone should remember that they need care to last as well as remain safe in your home. There is no greater danger than a tree…

  • New Outlets in Old Homes

    ThisD*mnHouse realizes that one of the shortcomings of older homes is that when it comes to modern day living among all of our electronic appliances, televisions, and computers, old homes are…

  • 5 Don’t Do-It-Yourself Projects

    If you visit our website you are most likely a person inclined to tackle home improvement projects on your own. But this list of 5 Don’t Do-It-Yourself Projects is a helpful…

  • Installing Speaker Wire Behind the Walls

    When installing your home theater one of the most difficult tasks is keeping the unsightly speaker wires out of your line of sight as well as in an area where they…

  • Shower Power

    A reader sent over a DIY disaster that their handyman/landlord setup for them. Albeit she lives in China there is no excuse or reason to have exposed power outlets in or…