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How to Install a Dimmer Switch

A dimmer switch is ideal for adjusting your room light depending on how much daylight is entering the room. Let's "turn it on" and walk through the steps of installing a dimmer switch! Read more...


How to Install a Doorbell

Although it seems to be a low priority on the home improvement list, the door bell is one of the first impressions a visitor has of your home. Customizing a sound which is good for both you and your visitor should be important. Let's "ring" it on and install a new doorbell! Read more...


How to Install a Motion Detector

Have you ever felt a little scared when coming home to a darkened room? Well, maybe installing a motion detector (a.k.a. motion sensor) will make you feel a little more at ease. Let's shed some light and walk through the steps of how to install a motion detector. Read on...


How to Install a Programmable Thermostat

With rising energy costs a valuable method to save money while not suffering in quality of living is to install a programmable thermostat. It's a user friendly task that almost anyone can do. Read on...


How to Install Decorative Lighting

There are many ways to add style to your homes landscape. Today let's talk about adding some ambiance by installing outdoor decorative lighting. Read on...


How to Remove an Old Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans are a common home installation as they keep the air circulating throughout your room, which make heating and cooling much more efficient. Let's go through the steps of removing and installing a ceiling fan. Read on...


How to Replace an Oven Element

Not something you have to do often but when the time does come, an easy diy project is replacing your broken kitchen oven element. Grab a bowl of soup, and read on...


How to Rewire a Lamp

You're used to replacing bulbs in lamps, but did you know that the wiring inside can get old and brittle, too? Let's find out that rewiring an electrical lamp is a pretty simple DIY task. Read on...


How to set up an Electric Generator

Have you ever had a power outage at your home that has lasted more than one day? If you have, you know that it is always in the heat of the summer or during the coldest Canadian week in January! End those frustrations by one simple project: set up a generator at your house. Read more...



How to Use a Multimeter

A digital or analog multimeter is always a welcoming addition to the home tool-kit. You may be quite shocked to find that it is not all that hard to use. Let's look further. Read on...



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