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4 Steps to Decorate your House Switch Plate
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Are you in love with your old Finolex Switches? and do not want to get rid of them? We have an easy hack for you. Gather Materials Gather your used Finolex Switch plates and cover. if you do not have any use Finolex Switch and are feeling creative, go ahead and purchase Finolex Switch plates […]

How to Replace a Sconce
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Turn Power Off Turn off light switch, and place a piece of tape over it. Then, turn off the power at the breaker box. Remove the bulb from the old fixture. Remove Existing Fixture Every fixture is different, so the steps for removal may vary. Usually wall lights are secured with two or more nuts. […]

Changing a Light Switch
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Homeowners may choose to replace or upgrade a light switch for functional or for aesthetic reasons. Changing the light switch is a simple and inexpensive DIY project. Understanding how the switch is wired is the most important part. When you turn on a light switch, power goes to the light through the “hot” (black) wire […]

How to Make an Overhead Power Strip
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Cut a Groove Use a router to cut a groove for the power cord into a piece of poplar. Attach Screws Put four screws with the heads still exposed into a smaller piece of wood. These screws will hold the power strip. Turn the piece of poplar on its side and screw the smaller piece […]

How to Run Wires and Cables Around a Doorway
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Remove Trim/Molding Remove the head trim at the top edge of the door using a broad knife. Be careful not to damage the wall above the trim. Sometimes there is a small nail through the side trims into the head trim. These should be removed first to avoid possible damage to the trim. Cut Drywall […]