These This Old House videos showcase all of our electrical projects, how-tos, and designs.
Heath Eastman demonstrates how to install landscape lighting along a garden path. Adding landscape lighting to a walkway or path can improve the look and experience of the area.
Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner connect four separate switches that control six lights in the same room
This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman teaches host Kevin O’Connor everything he needs to know about these fire safety devices.
Home technology expert Ross Trethewey and master electrician Heath Eastman teach host Kevin O’Connor about this new wave of electrical technology.
In this Tool Lab video, master electrician Heath Eastman explains everything we’ve wanted to know about today’s power tool batteries.
Do you have a room that can benefit from recessed lighting? Brighten up your home by installing this simple fixture that can make a huge difference. Watch this DIY Smarts project, as This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman installs recessed lights in a homeowner’s playroom.
Master electrician Heath Eastman explains a common issue he finds in many folks’ homes—switch leg wiring—and explains how to fix it.
Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman replaces a standard toggle switch with a reproduction antique push button switch to match the rest of the house
Master electrician Heath Eastman explains which phase of an electrical project he loves the most.
Host Kevin O’Connor and master electrician Heath Eastman discuss the different uses for voltage testers and test some of Heath’s favorite models.
Master electrician Heath Eastman helps Mason Mark McCullough wire his chicken barn for lights and power.
Electrician Scott Caron shows us how he powers an outbuilding—which takes wiring knowledge as well as lots of digging.
Scott Caron, master electrician for Ask This Old House, explains how two tools are all it takes to do many electrical projects
Learn how to replace a two-prong outlet without the expense of rewiring.
Master electrician, Heath Eastman helps a homeowner replace his front lamppost with some hilarious code violations with a new post.
Ask This Old House Master Electrician Heath Eastman demonstrates a variety of ways to troubleshoot and repair flickering lights.
Ask This Old House electrician Scott Caron demonstrates how fuses and circuit breakers protect a home.
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey and plumbing and HVAC expert Richard Trethewey discuss changes to electric bill payment structures.
In this DIY Smarts, This Old House Master Electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner safely install a variety of Christmas lights.
This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman discusses the anatomy of arc-faults and demonstrates how Leviton’s AFCI receptacles can detect these electrical hazards and protect your home from fire and damage.
Add a wireless light switch to an existing circuit by following the steps in this how-to video.
Ask This Old House Master Electrician Heath Eastman upgrades a standard receptacle to one that has USB inputs as part of This Old House: Live—an initiative providing daily programming and opportunities to connect with our experts during these challenging times.
Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman explains a few different methods for hooking up a portable generator to a house.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to snake wires through walls for a pair of outdoor speakers
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner wire her new basement that she’s in the process of turning into finished space
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron demonstrates how surge protection safeguards a home’s appliances and electronics.
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
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron explains the differences between wire nuts of various sizes and colors.
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron looks at a three-way switch issue and fixes the problem.