In this video, Bob Schmidt shows you a simple project that may be useful for locking switches that have timers, sensors, computer plugs or other appliances that you may want left on.
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Don't worry any longer about calling that electrician, cause with this video you learn exactly what to do to install that ground light switch yourself. Save your money and impress the wife and kids. Here, you'll go step by step on exactly what to do when installing a ground li ...more
Check out this video to learn how to install a motion sensor light switch. It will save energy and cut down on costs. Install a motion sensor light switch. Click through to watch this video on discovery.com
To install foam gaskets under light switch plates and outlet covers you will need a screwdriver. Installing foam gaskets under light switch plates or outlet covers on an outer wall is a great way to stop air leaks in your home. First, use your screwdriver to remove the light s ...more
In this video, Richpin demonstrates how to install a trunk override light switch in a Saturn car. When you open the trunk in a Saturn, the light turns on and there's no way to turn it off. Thus you must have a switch in the circuit so you can turn the trunk light off. Select a ...more
This clip shows you how to replace a regular toggle switch with a dimmer switch on a light. It is easier than you think according to the presenter. There is a box with a green ground wire and two black wires. In dimmer switches, it doesn't matter which way you connect the two ...more
Want to shake things up? Want to affect the mood? An effective way to quickly change the mood of a room is by dimming or brightening the lights. A softer light results in a more comforting, relaxing atmosphere. Brighter lighting is more suitable for normal room use and reading ...more
A dimmer switch lighting system in your home can offer a relaxing midpoint to the standard on-off option and even cut down on energy costs. This video tutorial by Lowe’s shows how to install a single pole dimmer switch in your home lighting system. Depending on the total watta ...more
Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates how to wire up a 3-way switch in your house, into an electrical circuit, for your lighting needs.
Ask the Builder host, Tim Carter, demonstrates how to wire up a 4-way switch, and where to place a 4-way switch in an electrical circuit in your home.
This video teaches the secrets of installing a light bulb in your own home. First turn on the light switch to check whether your old bulb still works, but its not working. Now turn off the light switch to start the replacement and remove the light cover. Remove the bulb by twi ...more
Versatility and convenience - two of the greatest watchwords for a comfortable home. Fortunately, installing a 3-say switch can add versatility and convenience to your home's lighting system. There are many reasons to replace a light switch. For example, your current switch m ...more
This video is from the Dummies video series. The video will describe the process of replacing a standard light switch with a dimmer switch. First you must pick a dimmer switch that has the capacity to control the light fixture you would like to dim. Add up the wattages of all ...more
Think your stuck with your one set lighting? Think again. Get more lighting options by installing a dimmer light. In this Ron Hazleton hosted home improvement video, learn how to remove a wall switch and replace it with a dimmer in just a few minutes time! Ron Hazleton is a D ...more
How many handymen does it take to install a dimmer switch? None, you can do it yourself in a snap. A dimmer switch can make a room more comfortable, by allowing you to adjust the light to just the right brightness at the moment. You will need a screwdriver, a circuit tester, a ...more
Any lamp can be converted to use a three-way lamp switch, and Ron Hazelton shows you how easy it is to do in this how-to video. Three-way switches allow for a variety of lighting options, so you never have to choose between an overly bright light and darkness. Watch this video ...more
If you're looking to set a mood with your significant other or are trying to find a way to limit how much light you have, dimmer switches are the way to go. They're easy to use and are perfect for anybody who likes to have different lighting options available to them. This vid ...more
Gary Clark shows you what it takes to hang a beautiful new chandelier in your home, and believe it or not, the installation is simple! No matter what kind of hanging light fixture you're installing in your ceiling, the process is generally the same, where you first need to cut ...more
In this video, Mark Donovan teaches us how to wire a light with a 3 way switch. Before starting, make sure the power is turned off from the main circuit panel first, and you test to make sure it's off. You will have two switches for the same light fixture. For a 15 amp circuit ...more
Want to illuminate your kitchen into perfection? Perfection doesn't cost a ton of money, and doesn't require a skilled electrician for installation. If you have a yearning for LED lighting in your kitchen, this video will show you the easy process of installing it on and under ...more
Looking to take some safety precautions for the exterior of your home? Motion detector lights are a good way to ward off unwanted intruders. Installation of motion detector lights isn’t as difficult as it sounds, since most are pre-wired and preassembled. You Will Need: • A ...more
Do you have a busted light switch, or is it just time to upgrade to new better light switches? In this video, you'll learn exactly what to do to change that light switch quickly and easily. So, don't be intimated this video will show you everything you need and everything you ...more
Mike Lively of Northern Kentucky University shows you how to create a light switch in Second Life with scripting. Part 1 demonstrates how to create a prim switch which turns on (brightens) a prim in Second Life. Part 2 goes through the Light Switch code line-by-line and adds a ...more
Light switch wiring can be a do-it-yourself project with this instruction from Tim Carter. You'll have no trouble wiring a light switch with his simple tips and doing light switch wiring yourself will save you lots of money.
Sue at Paper Source demonstrates how to decorate a switch plate. Everyone has scrap paper and probably some ugly light switch covers too. Transform a plain cover and add a little bit of flair to your home. Watch this video interior design tutorial and learn how to decorate a l ...more
In this video, we learn how to repair a defective ceiling fan light switch with Richard Wright. There are two types of switches: two wire and three wire, grab the one you need and tools to help you replace your light switch. Now, disconnect the power at the breaker panel and g ...more
This prank is about as simple as it gets. All you need is some kind of tray, some flour, string, and a part of your house where there is a pull-chord light switch (most likely the basement). Just remove the light switch chord and dangle your new string in its place, attached t ...more
Faulty switches are easy to fix; you just have to exercise caution. You will need a screwdriver, a new switch, and a circuit tester. Electrical repairs don't need to be dangerous, just be careful. Watch this video home repair tutorial and learn how to replace a light switch.
In this video we learn how to replace an electrical light switch. First, turn the power off in your home. Then, remove the screws around the switch exposing the wires. Confirm that they are dead with a tester, then you can get started removing. Wrap electrical tape around the ...more
In this video you will be shown an interesting method of recycling old CDs. The creator suggests using old CDs to make wall mountings for circular dimmer switches. He starts be using his router to create a circular indent in a piece of redwood this if for the CD. He then cuts ...more
Before working on any circuit in your house, make sure you turn the light off at the circuit breaker and then test it at the switch. Use 14-2 wire which has two insulated wires, a white and a black, and a bare copper wire which is used for grounding. First you run a 14-2 wire ...more
Warning! When dealing with electrical wires, makes sure you always turn off the power before you do anything. There is no room for error since you can become severely injured in the process. Anyways, if you're looking to change an old switch with a new one or a new type of sw ...more
Learn how to make a picture light switch plate cover with expert tips and advice on wiring and interior design in this free decorating video series making light switch covers. Part 1 of 25 - How to Make light switch plate covers. Make light switch plate covers - Part 2 of 25. ...more
The original NES controller has become one of the most recognizable symbols of the Nintendo gaming culture, thanks to its perfectly rectangular shape and simple button design. But despite its popular appeal, people just don't game with them anymore. So, what do they do with th ...more
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This is a very basic and simple prank that you can pull off at home or at work. Guaranteed to either annoy or scare the pants off of your victims. All that is needed is a rubber band. This prank only works on a certain kind of light switch. Video: .
When you enter the softModder realm by rooting your Nexus 5, you open up an exciting world of possibilities and deep customizations for your device. Among other things, it gives you the ability to flash custom ROMs which, individually, act as entirely different operating syste ...more
Lightweight rod support bracket from Long Valley Equipment mounts directly to front of the camera, saving weight and cost of other methods. Holds 15mm rods at 60mm spacing to support matte box, follow focus, remote focus, zoom motor.
Ceiling light fixtures can be installed easily with help from an expert. In this free video series learn how to install ceiling light fixtures. Part 1 of 14 - How to Install ceiling light fixtures. Install ceiling light fixtures - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this vide ...more
Installing a new light fixture is an easy home improvement task. Learn how to properly remove and install a light fixture from a professional handyman in this home improvement video series. Part 1 of 5 - How to Remove and install a light fixture. Remove and install a light fix ...more
You can save up to seventy five percent on energy bills by using CF light bulbs and energy efficient light fixtures. This DIY how to video provides tips on buying and installing efficient light fixtures. Make your home more green and eco friendly by following these helpful tips.
When you have so much technology on one small boat, things are bound to get confusing. That's why having a big enough switch panel is a great way to keep track of all the different switches that your boat has. In this tutorial, you'll find out the steps needed to insatll a swi ...more
You're so vain, you probably think this how-to video is about you! You can update the look of your bathroom by simply replacing the vanity light above your sink in the bathroom. This video shows the simple step-by-step process required to replace or install a bathroom vanity l ...more
This mod was designed to improve the quality of the ambient light in your Minecraft game. It's super easy to add to your game. This tutorial shows you where to find the mod and then how to install it on your computer.
This video will show you How To Install Replace Fog Light Assembly 2005-08 Audi A4. Video: .
If you're doing a project with a ham radio and want to mess around with the antenna, this video should help. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to use an inexpensive antenna coax switch. This can be used for 2 antennas to 1 radio or 2 radios for one antenna. This video is ...more
When working on a car, there are so many different tools out on the market designed to help make fixing a car easy. One of those tools is a remote starter. This comes in handy when you might want to perform a compression test on the car. So check out this tutorial above to fi ...more
Installing a 3 way switch can be simple with advice from Tim Carter. He'll walk you through wiring 3 way switches, showing you which wires go where so you'll have no trouble with your 3 way switch wiring.
The ring of lights on the front of the XBox 360 console is one of its most distinctive features, but almost everyone has the same old green LED's. I say almost because it is possible to install a custom RoL board in your console that can have any color of lights you want! This ...more
The XBox 360 is far from perfect out of the box. It gets hot and it's beige are two things that spring to mind. This video will teach you how to mod your XBox 360 with some custom parts to fix these two problems. The parts are a Talismoon Whisper Max fan, an Aurora light kit, ...more
This video tutorial will show you how easy it can be to switch your old fluorescent lights with an led light. This video focuses on the t-top of your boat or watercraft and shows you how to save energy even on a boat. It's a definite upgrade over what standard boats have and g ...more
Navigational lights on a boat can be extremely important. They not only can be used in cases of emergency, but also let other boaters know that you're there and to either keep away or watch out. It can be a little bit difficult to install, but after watching this tutorial may ...more
This is a video tutorial in the Electronics category where you are going to learn how to install a three way dimmer switch. Mark Donovan of Home Addition Plus demonstrates how to replace a faulty 3-way dimmer switch in this video. Make sure you buy the right dimmer switch for ...more
The XBox 360 is one boring-looking piece of machinery. Miles of beige slab sides and an utter lack of logos or design features make it maybe the most boring-looking video game console ever made. End the boredom! This video will help you alleviate the problem by teaching you ho ...more
This video will show you how to install or replace a chandelier or ceiling light in your home. We also explain the wire colors and that the white one is power. Video: .
This is a taillight adapter which will convert your two wire system on your towing vehicle up to a three wire system to your towed vehicle. Certain applications will be say, your RV has a four wire system on it or maybe a five wire system converted down to a four wire but your ...more
Safety is important. If you are going to be riding a bike at night, make sure you are wearing light colored clothing and that you have lights. Lights help cars and other cyclists see you in the dark so you stay safe. You Will Need • LED bike light • A bicycle Step 1: Instal ...more
I've had this idea in my head for almost a year now. I knew what I wanted to do, but wasn't sure if it would work. After a long time of armchair-engineering, I decided that the best way to test my idea was with a soldering iron and a screwdriver. Video: . Impressive? :) Guess ...more
The 1991 Suzuki Sidekick is quite vintage at this point, and they're fun little cars. If your Sidekick's check engine light is on and there's nothing wrong with the engine, use the hidden switch you'll learn about in this video to turn it off.
Apple's iOS 13 has been available for beta testing since June, and the stable release pushed out to everyone on Thursday, Sept. 19. To help you make the most out of iOS 13 for iPhone, we've rounded up everything you'll want to know, whether a colossal feature, small settings c ...more