Installing new lighting
Installing new light fixtures to save money may seem like a no-brainer, but you do a lot can go wrong when dealing with electrical. “Aside from the risk of forgetting, or not knowing how to turn off the live power to whatever is being worked on, there’s the possibility of getting shocked,” says Fowler. “In addition, wiring anything incorrectly or overloading your power draw often equates to popping breakers, additional hassles, sparking outlets, and repairs that are more costly down the road, especially if walls needs to be re-opened up to fix the mistake,” he warns. ” A mix of low-voltage and higher-voltage electrical products make electrical wiring even more complicated for a DIY job. Fowler says to leave it to an electrician. “Safety and fire concerns make electrical DIY projects a bad idea.”
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