DIY Electrics: Assessing Safety and Knowing When to StopDIY Electrics: Assessing Safety and Knowing When to Stop


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DIY Electrics: Assessing Safety and Knowing When to Stop

When I bought my first home, I could only afford one that was a bit worn down. As we didn't have a lot of money to pay a contractor, my partner and I did a lot of the work ourselves. While we were keen to tackle drywall, rip up and replace flooring and paint everything, we were a bit scared of the electrics. The house was old, and it had suffered from water damage. I wasn't sure what was safe and what wasn't. However, I learned a lot about electrics along the way, and I fell in love with the topic. I want to help others in the same situation so decided to start this blog. My name is Kate, and welcome.

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6 Potential Reasons You Bulbs Are Burning Out So Quickly

It can be really annoying and get quite expensive when your light bulbs keep burning out faster than they used to. In fact, it could be the first sign of a major electrical problem. If your light bulbs are burning out faster than they should, here are just six potential causes. 1. Sunken Socket Pad Take out a standard bulb and look at the end you stick into the socket. That metal end is called the socket pad. Read More