Electrical

Guide To Installing Wall Sconces

Hanging a wall sconce is not so different from installing a ceiling light fixture. Wall sconces...

Guide To Installing Pendant Lamps

One of the more appealing trends in home decor is pendant lighting. In the last few years I...

Hiring Electricians: What's Normal, And What's Not

Homeowners seem to have a lot of questions about electrical work. This is partly because most...

Troubleshooting Foundation Leaks

Foundation leaks seem almost inevitable, but they can be avoided or repaired. We interviewed...

Types Of 220 Outlets

Most US homes are wired with 110-volt breakers and power outlets (which actually range from...

How To Add An Outlet

Is your house short of electrical outlets? This is a common problem in older homes, where...

Guide To Backup Generators

Emergency generators or backup generators are especially important when homes and businesses...

What To Do Before Hiring An Electrician

When hiring an electrician, ensure you’re getting a trustworthy contractor. Whether...