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9 Tips for Easier Home Electrical Wiring

Uncoil Cable Without Kinks - Pulling plastic-sheathed cable through holes in the framing is a lot easier if you straighten the cable out first. If you simply pull the cable from the center of the coil, it'll kink as you pull it through the studs. The trick is to lift a handful of coils (four loops will reach about 12 ft.) from the center of the roll (left) and toss them across the floor as if you're throwing a coiled rope. Next, walk along the length of cable, straightening it as you go…


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How to Rough-In Electrical Wiring

You can save a lot of money by doing your own wiring. Here we'll show you to wire an entire room. Even if you've never picked up an electrical tool in your life, you can safely rough-in wiring by following the directions in this article. You'll learn all of the pro techniques for a wiring job, including choosing the right size receptacle boxes, running cable throughout the room, and making the electrical connections.


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6-Figure Business Ideas: 10 Ways to Make $100,000 Without a Job

If you go to school for years and take on a pile of debt to pay for that degree, you might get a six-figure job. But there are many other ways to make $100,000 than by depending on a salary. Here are a few profitable business ideas and investment options. @thepennyhoarder

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How to Install a Dimmer Switch

there's more to changing a switch than connecting a few wires. you have to check grounding and box size for a safe, first-class job. it's easy to install a dimmer switch, but make sure to upgrade the wiring if necessary to make it safer and meet electrical code requirements. we'll show you how to assure a safe installation.