When I was young and moving from one rental home to another about once a year, moving meant taking down the TV aerial, the shower head, and the ceiling fans, and re-installing the original overhead lights. A new place always needed some repairs. Now I have kids for those sorts of chores. If you’ve never replaced a light switch, you might be surprised to find it’s easier than you think -just make sure the power is off first.
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Lifehacker has instructions for eight household electrical fixes that non-electricians do all the time, from changing a light fixture to replacing an electrical outlet. Just make sure the power is off.
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