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How to Install a Wireless Light Switch

Add a wireless light switch to an existing circuit by following the steps in this how-to video.

How to Upgrade an Electric Meter and Panel to 200 Amp Service

Master electrician Scott Caron demonstrates the two parts of replacing an antiquated electrical system in our video series below.

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Adding an Outlet to a Room

In this video, electrician Scott Carson walks you through how to add an electrical outlet without damaging your walls.

How to Insulate Around Recessed LED Fixtures

Scott Caron offers advice on how to keep your home energy-efficient when using recessed lights

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How to Switch Basement Lighting

Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner add switching to basement lights that used to be controlled by a pull string

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How to Replace a Garage Door Opener

Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron replaces an old garage door opener with a smart opener in this edition of DIY Smarts.

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How to Install Smart Smoke and CO Detectors

Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron installs smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in this edition of DIY Smarts.

How to Install Kitchen Track Lighting

Ask This Old House’s Scott Caron explains the difference between general and task kitchen lighting. He takes you through choosing, shopping and installing your new system.

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The Importance of Surge Protection

Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron demonstrates how surge protection safeguards a home’s appliances and electronics.

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How to Install a Manual Transfer Switch for a Portable Generator

Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron visits Alaska to install a portable generator with a manual transfer switch to power hardwired appliances like a well pump and heating system using unleaded gasoline