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Installing a GFCI Outlet in the Kitchen

Installing a GFCI Outlet in the Kitchen

We’ve got the two wires here, we’re going to strip them off, again, this is a twenty amp circuit, we are dealing with twelve gauge wire. And there is a little, on the back of this plugin, it’s kind of covered up right now by the sticker, but there is a stripping gauge and it’s stamped right into the back of the plug. It says stripping gauge and it just gives you a guideline on how much sheeting to strip off the wire. So if you are in doubt, usually about three quarters of an inch does it. So if you’re in doubt, there’s a little bit of a...
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Refrigerator Problems – DIY Troubleshooting Tips

Refrigerator Problems – DIY Troubl...

We’re pleased to present an article on troubleshooting some common refrigerator problems, courtesy of our friends at Denver Appliance Masters. These guys really know what they’re talking about when it comes to fixing all kinds of appliances, and I’ve learned a ton went I spent some time with them a couple of years ago. Anyway, hopefully you’ll find this article informative and helpful. When you have to do work on your refrigerator’s defrost system because it’s not working right, what you may have to do is use a blow dryer to evenly move around and...
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New Kitchen Faucet Installation – Part 2

New Kitchen Faucet Installation – ...

We’re just picking up where we left off in our first part of this kitchen faucet installation. If you missed it, you can get caught up by going here for part 1. Now we’re going to get down below and try to do a few things under the sink for the actual hook up. Okay so here we are underneath our sink, you can see we’ve got our drain pipe and our water lines and everything. There is quite a bit going on under there but as we just kind of zoom in underneath there, I’m going to try to get a shot of the bottom side where the faucet comes through the counter top. It’s going to...
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Installing a Kitchen Faucet

Installing a Kitchen Faucet

Today we’re going to have a look at how to install a kitchen faucet. So we’ve actually already installed the actual faucet that we’re using here but I’ve purchased a very similar one just so we can show you the basics of what you’re going to go through to put it in with the small cabinet under this particular sink. It’s pretty hard to get down there to show you very much. So one of the main things is you’re going to have a few choices, you could have a faucet such as this one that has a single lever of some sort, it could be on the side, it could be on the back whatever....