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
In this DIY Smarts, Heath Eastman installs a chandelier in a homeowner’s dining room.
Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey and plumbing and HVAC expert Richard Trethewey discuss changes to electric bill payment structures.
Jeff Sweenor shows apprentice Kevin Barker the extra steps he takes to clearly label locations of hinges, valves, fixtures, and studs for his subcontractors
In this episode, Ross learns about a super-savvy energy expenditure monitoring device that can help homeowners conserve energy—and save money
Look over the shoulder of electrician Heath Eastman as he installs an electrical outlet in our Brookline project house to learn a few tricks of the trade.
At the TOH 2018 Idea House, electrician Ben Giles shows Kevin O’Connor the innovative and intuitive new load center from Leviton
When the lights go out, a generator is your first line of defense. Here’s how to choose the right type for your home.
You remember to change the batteries in your smoke/CO detectors. You have guards on your windows. There’s a high-tech security alarm at your door. The safety of your home and its occupants is always top of mind. But when was the last time you thought about the safety of your electrical system? Read on to find out when it may be time to conduct an electrical audit of your home, and how to go about it.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discusses which houses are the best fit for an electric tankless water heater
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 electrician Scott Caron demonstrates how fuses and circuit breakers protect a home.
Master electrician Scott Caron demonstrates the two parts of replacing an antiquated electrical system in our video series below.
In this video, electrician Scott Carson walks you through how to add an electrical outlet without damaging your walls.
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Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey learns how to add storage to an existing photovoltaic array.
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
Electrician Scott Caron shows us how he powers an outbuilding—which takes wiring knowledge as well as lots of digging.
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron explains the differences between wire nuts of various sizes and colors.
Add a wireless light switch to an existing circuit by following the steps in this how-to video.
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron looks at a three-way switch issue and fixes the problem.
Expand your DIY repertoire and save money by making bathroom, kitchen, and outdoor repairs yourself.
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron uses crown molding to conceal wiring and bring more electrical outlets to a bedroom
Scott Caron, master electrician for Ask This Old House, explains how two tools are all it takes to do many electrical projects
Scott Caron, master electrician for Ask This Old House, installs LED track lights and LED track lights with Bluetooth speaker technology to brighten up a loft bedroom
Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor helps a homeowner fix a faulty three-way switch
Electrician Scott Caron walks through the best options when it comes to USB wall outlets in your home
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor describes how to combat power outages with a standby generator