Is there a secret? The wire in the 30 yr old house I just purchased is so thick, it's really hard to handle. They are around the post and it's hard to get off and g... See more
I have some really nice patio/café string lights. They are electric, though, and I don't have access to power. Can these lights somehow be converted to be battery ... See more
My main breaker box does not have a shutoff switch. Is it safe to install a new breaker onto the breaker bus with the breaker in the off position? Or is there a way... See more
We bought a house and the gas heating and air was installed over our living room. Needless to say it rattles and sounds like a helicopter over head. They installed it... See more
I have a beautiful vintage art lamp that has three "arms", each bent and curved to resemble a music symbol but each arm has a lamp that is draped with a glass shade. ... See more
I have a couple of outlets that when I plug something in them,they don't stay in they keep slipping out a little bit .You really have to hold it in to get connected.I... See more
How do I fix this lamp switch. The button broke off my standing lamp. I have no way to turn it on now.
I’m a senior citizen grandma who loves working with wood. I’m comfortable with most power hand tools, but haven’t yet gotten the courage to try using a router y... See more
Can they be replaced with leds without taking them down without rewireing (4’ tubes)
Recently parked under a pine tree and sap dropped on the hood in a few places. Like a fool, I used "Goo Gone" to remove the sap; well, it also removed the finish fro... See more
SOMEWHERE, I read about securing electrical power cords (i.e. hair dryers, curling irons) with elastic cording and a button. I can't find the "how to" again, and hop... See more
i am thinking to remove ceiling fans but keep light fixtures to avoid using ladders to wipe off dusts on those ceiling fans when I get older.Is it bad idea to remove ... See more
Please suggest methods to remove a broken light bulb from a lamp.
I have a home built in 2006, the main panel does not seem to have a main breaker...? See attached pic of the main panel. It's a Siemens G3040 200 amp panel. Outs... See more
I am unclear as to what to do with this part of my house, "The Breakfast Nook".
I can't get the plug on my toaster out of the socket. What do I do?
I have an electrical outlet in a bedroom that is in plan sight in the room. Unfortunately, there are 2 chords plugged into it one being an outlet strip, and it looks ... See more
This is what I see every morning! (see photo) Yes, I could (and do) sweep it but with my back "out" on occasion it's hard to sweep them the full length of our walk...... See more
I have a chandelier I want to hang where there is no ceiling mount. How can I extend the cord and add a plug?
Do I have to rewire the whole thing? Would it be as easy as rewiring a lamp? It has 12 bulbs.