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How to Install Outdoor Landscape Lighting

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.

Electrician Heath Eastman shows a homeowner how to wirelessly connect more than one light switch.
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How to Wirelessly Connect Multiple Light Switches

Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner connect four separate switches that control six lights in the same room

S21 E2, Heath Eastman explains EV chargers to Kevin O’Connor
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Electrical Vehicle Chargers Explained

Master electrician Heath Eastman teaches This Old House host Kevin O’Connor everything he (or anyone else) needs to know about choosing an electric vehicle charger for their home.

S20 E37, Heath Eastman discusses the dos and don’ts of drilling into studs for electrical wiring
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Tool Lab | Drilling Into Studs for Electrical Wiring

Master electrician Heath Eastman explains how pros drill through studs for running wires through wood-framed walls.

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How to Install Rough Electricity in New Construction

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

S20 E36, Heath Eastman installs a kitchen island receptacle
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How to Install an Electrical Receptacle on a Kitchen Island

Master electrician Heath Eastman solves a problem for a homeowner by adding an outlet to her new kitchen island.

S20 E1, Heath Eastman on two-prong outlets
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Changing a Two-Prong Outlet to Three

Learn how to replace a two-prong outlet without the expense of rewiring.

S20 E35, Heath Eastman working on an electrical panel
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How Heath Eastman Became an Electrician

This Old House Master Electrician Heath Eastman explains how chance brought him to the electrical trade and the This Old House crew.

S20 E34, Heath Eastman moves a ceiling light fixture
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How to Move a Light Fixture

Master electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner with an askew light fixture, centering it over their dining room table.

S20 E32, Heath Eastman in the Tool Lab discussing basic electrical tools
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Tool Lab | Basic Electrical Tools

Master electrician Heath Eastman walks us through his favorite electrical hand tools that all DIYers should own.

S20 E29, Kevin O’Connor and Heath Eastman discuss smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
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Understanding Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman teaches host Kevin O’Connor everything he needs to know about these fire safety devices.

S20 E23, Kevin O’Connor learns about smart electrical panels from Heath Eastman and Ross Trethewey
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Understanding Smart Electrical Panels

Home technology expert Ross Trethewey and master electrician Heath Eastman teach host Kevin O’Connor about this new wave of electrical technology.

S20 E22, Heath Eastman discusses power tool batteries
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Understanding Battery Voltages | Tool Lab

In this Tool Lab video, master electrician Heath Eastman explains everything we’ve wanted to know about today’s power tool batteries.

S20 E5, Heath Eastman installs recessed lights
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How to Install Recessed Lighting

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.

S20 E18, Heath Eastman explains switch legs to Kevin O’Connor
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Understanding Switch Leg Wiring

Master electrician Heath Eastman explains a common issue he finds in many folks’ homes—switch leg wiring—and explains how to fix it.

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How to Install an Antique Light Switch

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

S20 E14, Heath Eastman
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Why Heath Loves Electrical Finish Work

Master electrician Heath Eastman explains which phase of an electrical project he loves the most.

S20 E9, Heath Eastman discusses voltage testers with Kevin O’Connor
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How To Use an Electric Voltage Tester

Host Kevin O’Connor and master electrician Heath Eastman discuss the different uses for voltage testers and test some of Heath’s favorite models.

S20 E8, Heath Eastman wires a shed
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How to Wire a Shed for Electricity

Master electrician Heath Eastman helps Mason Mark McCullough wire his chicken barn for lights and power.

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How to Run Electricity to a Shed

Electrician Scott Caron shows us how he powers an outbuilding—which takes wiring knowledge as well as lots of digging.

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How to Do Electrical Projects with Two Tools

Scott Caron, master electrician for Ask This Old House, explains how two tools are all it takes to do many electrical projects

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How to Replace a Lamppost

Master electrician, Heath Eastman helps a homeowner replace his front lamppost with some hilarious code violations with a new post.

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How to Ground a Two-Prong Electrical Outlet

Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman explains the purpose of a ground wire and then grounds an outlet for a homeowner.

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How to Fix Flickering Lights in Your House

Ask This Old House Master Electrician Heath Eastman demonstrates a variety of ways to troubleshoot and repair flickering lights.

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How Fuses and Circuit Breakers Work

Ask This Old House electrician Scott Caron demonstrates how fuses and circuit breakers protect a home.

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Understanding Electricity Bills

Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey and plumbing and HVAC expert Richard Trethewey discuss changes to electric bill payment structures.

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How to Safely Hang Outdoor Christmas Lights

In this DIY Smarts, This Old House Master Electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner safely install a variety of Christmas lights.

Installing an ACFI outlet
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Protect Your Home From Electrical Damage | This Old House: LIVE!

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.

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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.

Master electrician Heath Eastman installs a USB outlet.
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How to Install a USB Outlet | This Old House: Live

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.

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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.

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How to Wire a Portable Generator

Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman explains a few different methods for hooking up a portable generator to a house.