Complete instructions to help
readers successfully accomplish simple and complex wiring projects. Detailed photos and
instructions ensure that homeowners are guided through every project step by step. Stanley
Pro Tips and pre-start checklists help ensure success.
Black & Decker® Wiring 101
takes the mystery (and nervousness) out of routine home wiring repairs and projects. It
includes 25 of the most common projects and repairs and gives readers everything they need
to know to finish each project safely, quickly, and with perfect results. Projects are
arranged in order of complexity to help readers build confidence, from removing a broken
light bulb to adding track lighting to installing a ceiling fan.
Presuming no experience or expertise, Black & Decker® Wiring 101 will
guide the would-be DIYer step-by-step with clear, jargon-free text and detailed color
photos. Readers will learn exactly how to turn the power off safely and how to assemble
and use a basic collection of wiring tools. This book will remove the intimidation factor
from household wiring projects and allow readers to save money and make satisfying
Step-by-step instructions for a
variety of home wiring projects and new constructions. Photos and illustrations guide
readers through each project. Projects include everything from testing and replacing
switches to adding new circuits.
Hardcover: 224 pages ISBN: 0696222469
Publisher: Home Depot; 2nd ed (September 13, 2005)
More than a million
do-it-yourselfers tackle wiring projects yearly. A comprehensive resource for
homeowners of all skill levels with he most up-to-date information -- from replacing a
switch to upgrading an older electrical system. 125 projects with more than 600
photographs, over 30 illustrations and more than 150 tips.
Paperback: 384 pages ISBN: 0470877251
Publisher: For Dummies; 4th ed (November 16, 2010)
Wireless Home Networking For
Dummies, 4th Edition skips the technical jargon and gets you connected with need-to-know
information on building a wireless home network. Fully updated for Windows 7 and Mac OS X
Snow Leopard, shows you how to integrate your iPhone, iPod touch, smartphone, or gaming
system into your home network. This fun and friendly guide covers the basics of planning,
installing, and using wireless LANs. Reviews essential information on the latest security
issues, and more.
Paperback: 432 pages ISBN: 0470165677
Publisher: For Dummies; 3rd ed (July 23, 2007)
Build your home network on a
budget. Turn your home into an entertainment center. Access the Internet from any room.
Get VoIP on your phone network. Boost in-home wireless and cell phone signals. Connect
your computer to your TV. Secure your home and property. Avoid common networking pitfalls.
and much, much more.
This book teaches how to wire every
room in a modern home to accommodate that connected fully networked lifestyle. It presents
readers with practical advice on what products to use and shows how to fully integrate
them into a new home construction project or a do-it-yourself system-by-system upgrade to
an existing living space. It tells how to incorporate into modern home wiring the latest
power distribution and controls, communication systems, networking technologies, alarms,
sound, video, and backup systems to better support the digital lifestyles of the new
millennium. This book will literally show how to wire it all together room-by-room,
system-by-system, for every desired digital lifestyle feature.