Get current on the aspects of home electricity, with how to's from planning to installation and beyond.
Providing an outlet for high-powered tools and appliances with master electrician Allen Gallant
Expert picks for what you should have on hand in case the lights go out during stormy weather season
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor shows how to keep the electricity flowing during power outages
Master electrician Allen Gallant shows how to install a ceiling-mounted track lighting system. We show you the costs involved and offer a step-by-step process.
Master electrician Scott Caron shows the first phase of replacing an antiquated electrical system
Master electrician Scott Caron installs a new panel to complete a service upgrade
Saving electricity—and loads of money—with energy efficiency expert Paul Scheckel
Hung in a front entry or a cozy corner indoors, these pendant-style fixtures cast a soft ambient light that's both charming and inviting
A few inexpensive supplies and the right connections can make an old lamp new again
In the wake of storms and blackouts, standby generators keep your house in business
In this how-to video, This Old House host Kevin O'Connor explains how to install a whole house stand-by generator.
Two-thirds of all electrocutions in U.S. homes could be prevented if people installed the receptacles.
The second home wiring project in our series can make your workshop projects a lot easier. Add outlets in the garage to get the power where you need it.