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Central Vacuum Systems is an excellent vacuum cleaner that removes the dirt, dust and other allergens better than other vacuum cleaners do which helps improve the indoor air quality. A central vacuum has several inlets around the house that you plug the hose into which allows all the dust, dirt and allergens to go into the canister through the inlet.
Published by cee 83 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +25 votes | 13 comments
A guide to installing track lighting. Track lighting is an ideal way to upgrade your home lighting.
Published by Jerry Walch 88 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +24 votes | 4 comments
Connecting a portable, stand-by generator by backfeeding is common practice but it is potentially dangerous.
Published by Jerry Walch 88 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +19 votes | 4 comments
Lamps can give a different appearance, but there are a lot of various types of ceiling lights that many people adore once they have them set up in their home. With good lighting choices people can do outstanding things with a previously plain room.
Published by Athena Goodlight 90 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +19 votes | 1 comments
Keep the drill at waist level when drilling overhead for better control and less strain on the muscles.
Published by Jerry Walch 88 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +17 votes | 12 comments
A detailed list of lighting and light bulb terms that will provide valuable information for purchasing or selecting light bulbs and lighting systems for your home or office.
Published by Daniel Snyder 74 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +16 votes | 2 comments
You may hate having to move around your charger for your smart phone or iPod from room to room, but with a new product you can replace a standard 120 volt receptacle with a USB receptacle that will allow you to plug in standard electrical devices as well as plugging in a USB cable directly into one or two USB ports on the face of the outlet.
Published by Daniel Snyder 72 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +15 votes | 4 comments
In any workspace, particularly desk workspace, lighting is always an issue. From the standard lamp at your home office to the fluorescent overhead lighting in your work room, having the correct light fixtures can have a huge effect in your productivity and comfort.
Published by Athena Goodlight 90 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +15 votes | 1 comments
Rewiring a floor lamp or a table lamp is a great way for the new DIY Electrician to get some hands-on experience while working on a totally safe project. This project will teach you some essential skills i.e. the use of a simple continuity tester, how to test a lamp socket and switch for continuity, how to test a cord-set for continuity, and how to determine lamp cord polarization. These are skill sets that you will need when working on more advanced projects.
Published by Jerry Walch 70 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +14 votes | 4 comments
If you have a circuit breaker that continues to trip open intermittently, you may have a defective breaker in the panel, an overloaded circuit, or an intermittent short-circuit.
Published by Jerry Walch 73 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +14 votes | 7 comments
How to troubleshoot a solar light fixture and replace the batteries or photo cell.
Published by Daniel Snyder 83 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +14 votes | 6 comments
An incandescent light bulb has a life cycle of approximately 900 hours. If a bulb requires more frequent replacement, there is a problem that you need to locate and correct.
Published by Jerry Walch 86 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +14 votes | 9 comments
Smoke detectors come in two basic types, optical and ionization. The optical smoke detectors are better at detecting smoldering fires, which create lots of smoke, but little actual fire at first.
Published by Jerry Walch 86 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +14 votes | 9 comments
Install a hardwired smoke alarm system in your home for full protection against fires. Unlike stand-alone smoke detectors, this system will alert you no matter where you are in your home.
Published by Jerry Walch 88 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +14 votes | 2 comments
There are many different types of electrical tape being used today. There are low-voltage plastic tapes, high-voltage rubber tapes, and cloth, friction tapes, just to name a few of the many types available. As a DIY electrician, you will be dealing mostly with low-voltage wiring. When referring to classification of electrical tape, low-voltage refers to branch circuits with 120 or 240-Volts applied across them. For low-voltage wiring you will be mainly using Black, or colored, plastic electrical...
Published by Jerry Walch 70 months ago in Electrical Systems & Lighting | +13 votes | 9 comments
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