Replacing an electrical outlet is a very straightforward job.  When you connect the wires to an outlet, there are different ways to do it. You might notice that in the back of an outlet are holes where you can push the tip of the copper wire into. The metal connector inside the outlet holds the […]
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When a toilet (or rather bathroom) exhaust fan stops working, things can get downright musty in there. Not only does an exhaust fan ventilate smells, but also moisture from a shower or bath. Fortunately, it shouldn’t be too hard to figure out. Before you grab a ladder, check to see if a GFCI outlet has […]
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If you’ve ever encountered a drywall problem while replacing a light fixture, a ceiling medallion might just be your answer. On occasion, if you remove a ceiling fixture that has a large base and are installing a light fixture with a smaller base, you may run into trouble. At the very least, the paint likely […]
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A ceiling fan remote is a great thing to have, even though it causes a lot of confusion. Although it is convenient, people ask if they can, or should use both to control the fan. For the most part, a remote switch is used when there is only one power supply coming into the fan. […]
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We’ve all heard that that ceiling fans make a room feel cooler in the summertime. For those of us in the desert, in most houses during the summer, ceiling fans are used every day. It’s not that the fan cools the air, but rather makes you feel cooler with the wind chill effect. Did you […]
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