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Hang the Lights
exterior lights, decoration, christmas
These products will preserve your Yuletide cheer by making quick, safe work of decorating
Smart, Safe Holiday Decorating
Electric holiday lights and displays sparkle and wow, but they're also potentially dangerous
Firesafe Holiday Lights
Don't take a seemingly genuine UL label for granted.
How to Spot Counterfeit UL Labels
You don't have to throw away that old extension cord, even if one of its prongs is broken. You can replace the plug...
How to Replace an Extension Cord Plug
The right extension cord brings the plug to the project—safely
Tough, New Extension Cords
You'll never wrestle with a long cord again after you learn this neat trick
Making Your Own Extension Cord Caddy
Master carpenter Norm Abram's techniques for staying plugged in
Proper Use and Storage of Extension Cords
Everything you need to know to plan the perfect outdoor audio systems
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