Install Christmas Lights Safely

Come every Christmas, most household will have hell of a time sorting out their Christmas lights that they have stashed away for the past one year. A common sense tip is when you dismantle your Christmas lights this year, do make sure you roll it up neatly so it does not get tangled up. Once…

How to make an Electrical Extension Cord.

Having an electrical extension cord at home is a very handy thing especially if you are a DIY enthusiast. Of course these day you can easily buy a ready made extension cords in any hardware store or DIY outlets but the problem is all of these ready made ones comes in specified lengths. If you…

Wiring Diagram Of A Ring Circuit For Switch Sockets

Using a ring circuit for switch sockets as compared to a normal circuit depends on how you plan and what are the purpose for the switch sockets. In a normal home, the need for a ring circuit to supply electricity to all the switch sockets do not arise as ring circuits are normally used for…

Using UV Or Ultraviolet Lights In Your Aquariums

UV or Ultraviolet lights are seldom or never used in a normal household unless you have some special purpose for it. Ultraviolet lights are commonly used as disinfectants to kill of bacteria and these lights can be harmful if one is overly exposed to it. Thus, ultraviolet lights are most commonly used in hospitals and…

How To Replace Existing Wall Sockets With USB Wall Sockets

Many years ago when you have your house wiring done and installed, none would have imagined that there will come a day when USB devices will take over our daily lives. These days so many of our household items uses USB port for our power source. Most common these days will definitely be the charging…

How to Change Lighting Point To Ceiling Fan point

The light points in our houses and bedrooms or anywhere else for that matter is the same as points for the ceiling fan. Lots of people thinks that the light points and the fan points differs. Yes there is a slight difference at the switch. Other than that all the wiring and the circuit are the same. Thus,…

How To Add New Lighting Point

There will be instances where you will need to add new lighting point to what you have. It could be your hall or room is not bright enough. It could also be for decoration purposes. What ever the reason for adding a new lighting point may be, it wold involve some work and maybe some…

Troubleshoot Electrical Fault In Your Home

When there is an electrical fault in your home, the Main Circuit Breaker will keep tripping. When that happens, you can rest assured there is something wrong with your electrical installation. There could be a variety of reason why the circuit breaker trips when certain electrical items are switched on. To pin point where the problem comes from, we need to…

Using One Ballast For Lighting Up 2 Fluorescent Tubes

The most common type of fluorescent lights we use in our homes are the single tube fluorescent light or if we need to brighten up an area a little bit more, we might use a twin tube fluorescent fitting. The wiring for these two types of fluorescent fittings are almost similar where the twin tube…

What is a magnetic contactor.

A magnetic contactor is just a switch. So don’t let the term “magnetic contactor” scare you and start thinking it is some space age electrical gadget. Magnetic contactors has been around for decades. The most common magnetic contactor which we all would have seen is the Air Con starter that we see in our house. It is the simplest form…