Electrical Tips and Tricks: Part 2 of 3 — Locating A Circuit In An Unmarked Breaker Box (Yes, it’s possible. And easy.)

A lot of electrical work starts with a simple concern: how can this work be performed safely–or, better, how can I sort this out without death or hospitalization.

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It’s your moral and patriotic duty to fix your own stuff. (Or: How To Repair Your Garden Hose Instead of Replacing It.)

To own a garden hose is to hate a garden hose. They break, they leak, they fall apart, they need to be replaced. They’re also incredibly easy to fix. It costs very little, and like Hemingway’s broken places, they’re often stronger and better after the repair.

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