Electrical box tool holders...  Junction boxes can hold a lot more than switches and wiring. Nail or screw them wherever you need handy holders for small stuff. They come in different sizes and shapes and cost 50¢ to 2 dollars each.

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Hang electrical junction boxes Electrical junction boxes can hold a lot more than wiring. You can nail or screw them to just about anything anywhere. In the shop, they're great for those tools that can't hang on hooks—tape measures, markers, chisels, e

Tip on installing kitchen backsplash tiles: "Dealing with Switches and Receptacles    Switch off the power at the breaker panel, unfasten the two screws holding the switch or receptacle, and gently pull it away from the wall. When tiling and grouting are complete, add a box extender as shown. Because of the extra thickness of the tile, you might need longer screws."

Update Your Kitchen With a New Backsplash

Give your kitchen a new look in just one weekend with a do-it-yourself tile backsplash. It& easy with our free printable guide and simple-to-install mosaic tile sheets.

Doors stick for a lot of reasons: a loose hinge, too much paint, a settling house, or humidity in the air," says TOH general contractor Tom Silva. If the door suddenly jams in dry weather, your problem is the hinge, likely a loose screw. A door that's been painted too much or is sticking because the house is settling can be sanded or planed at the trouble spot, then repainted.  If the door is swelled by humidity—often a front door or bathroom door—it's usually...

47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

This Old House: 47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership. Even after owning a home for a long time, there are some good tips I learned here.

Don't Reverse Hot and Neutral Wires - Connecting the black hot wire to the neutral terminal of an outlet creates the potential for a lethal shock. The trouble is that you may not realize the mistake until someone gets shocked, because lights and most other plug-in devices will still work

Wiring a Switch and Outlet the Safe and Easy Way

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Stainless Steel Industrial Desk Lamp with cell phone holder, electrical outlet, and USB charging outlet - Build To Order

busy bag spin and spell. such a neat idea! And Easton could be just like his daddy and carry a few nuts and bolts with him everywhere. just in case!

TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ - busy bag spin and spell. such a neat idea! And Easton could be just like his daddy and carry a few nuts and bolts with him everywhere. just in case! Super Effective Program Teaches Children Of All Ages To Read.

2. Using flat head screwdriver, remove existing switch plate. Turn screws attaching switch to electrical box counterclockwise and gently pull out switch from wall.

How To Install a Dimmer Switch

Using flat head screwdriver, remove existing switch plate. Turn screws attaching switch to electrical box counterclockwise and gently pull out switch from wall.

Electrical box screw repair: Stripped or broken electrical box screw repair for outlet, switch, receptacle

Electrical box screw repair: Stripped or broken electrical box screw repair for outlet, switch, receptacle

Mistake: Loose outlet Loose switches or outlets can look bad, but worse yet, they're dangerous. Loosely connected outlets can move around, causing the wires to loosen from the terminals. Loose wires can arc and overheat, creating a potential fire hazard. Solution: Add rigid spacers Fix loose outlets by shimming under the screws to create a tight connection to the box. You can buy special spacers like we show here at home centers and hardware stores. Other options include small washers or a…

Top 10 Electrical Mistakes

Carlon E9G2SSNR Double Toggle Switch, Grey

Carlon E9G2SSNR Double Toggle Switch, Grey

Protect Drywall With a Mud Ring - 14 Tips for Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls: http://www.familyhandyman.com/electrical/wiring/fishing-electrical-wire-through-walls

Fishing Electrical Wire Through Walls

Protect Drywall With a Mud Ring - Mud rings, also called drywall brackets or…

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Old wooden boxes are label with a galvanized Light Switch plate. Just screw it into the box for a cute label plate.-USE ON GARDEN BOXES

DIY Beauty Dish    Finished my DIY beauty dish today.  Equipment:  - metal single slot light switch box (fit the Canon580 better and is a bit sturdier) $2  - 14" plastic planter $7  - 2.5" deep plastic food container $0  - 3" convex auto mirror $2  - paint $4  - various screws and bolts (1/4-20) $0  - lumber strapping bracket $2    I first tried a deeper food dish (about as deep as a 50CD canister) but found that the flash had a distinct spot in the center of the coverage, so I found a…

DIY Beauty Dish Finished my DIY beauty dish today. Equipment: - metal single slot light switch box (fit the Canon580 better and is a bit sturdier) $2 - 14" plastic planter $7 - 2.5" deep plastic food container $0 - 3" convex auto mirror $2 - paint $4 - various screws and bolts (1/4-20) $0 - lumber strapping bracket $2 I first tried a deeper food dish (about as deep as a 50CD canister) but found that the flash had a distinct spot in the center of the coverage, so I found a…

Ooooh, I need to do this for our apartment's intercome!--21 Ingenious Ways to Hide The Mess And The Eyesores In Your Home

21 Ingenious Ways to Hide The Mess And The Eyesores In Your Home

Practice Screwing and Unscrewing Caps - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all (hundreds of) our pediatric therapy pins

Practice screwing on and unscrewing caps- Video tutorial of how to make this box with recycled baby food pouches (could use water bottle caps, toothpaste caps, or anything similar)

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