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Garage Door Safety Sensor Wire Butt Splice Connectors

How to Repair Garage Door Safety Sensor Wires

This project shows how to repair garage door safety sensor wires that are broken or damaged with quick and easy butt splice connectors. Garage Door Will Not Close My wife said the Chamberlain garage door opener would open, but not close the garage door. Not good news before breakfast on Sunday morning. A brief inspection […]

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Attic Light Installation

How to Install an Attic Shop Light

This project shows how to install an attic shop light by hanging it from the rafter collar ties and connecting it to a switch controlled electrical outlet. This project is continued from How to Wire an Attic Electrical Outlet and Light – Part 2. If you’ve just landed here, see How to Wire an Attic […]

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Smoke Alarm Junction Box Wiring: Black (Hot) Wire Connections

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 7

This tutorial explains how to install a hardwired smoke alarm in a bedroom drywall ceiling. The branch circuit for the new smoke alarm is connected to the main junction box for power and signal. This project is continued from How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 6. Smoke Alarm Junction Box Wiring Diagram […]

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Kidde/Firex PI2010 Hardwired Smoke Alarm Installation

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 6

This tutorial explains how to install a hardwired smoke alarm in a bedroom drywall ceiling. The smoke alarm is wired and mounted to the ceiling box. This project is continued from How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 5. Smoke Alarm Ceiling Box Wiring With the Carlton B618R old work ceiling box now […]

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Smoke Alarm Ceiling Box Wiring

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 5

This tutorial explains how to install a hardwired smoke alarm in a bedroom drywall ceiling. This project is continued from How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Alarm – Part 4. Bedroom Smoke Alarm Wiring Diagram The new NM-B 14/3 cable has been pulled from the main junction box to the basement bedroom drywall ceiling. Work […]

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