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  1. Tools
    I have a cheap multimeter that is failing. I used it primarily for making headphones and audio things. But now I own a house and have been doing almost everything myself. I'd like to get as nice of a multimeter for a decent price as possible, but I'm having trouble choosing. I want the most...
  2. Electrical
    After watching some YouTube videos i had an idea. I live in a condo with little to no room in my "backyard" but i am somewhat of a green thumb, my idea is to build a plexi glass box and have it be able to simulate different climates to grow different plants not native to my climate area. to...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I really enjoy fixing things, but I'm no real expert at any one thing. "Jack of all trades and master of none." No matter the setting I'm in I like helping others by fixing things. I grew up on a farm and enjoyed farm life, which included lots of hard work, dealing with cattle, pigs...
  4. Electrical
    Hi guys. I'm an artist from Toronto who has no electrical experience, but I need to incorporate it in my next art project which may also have its own exhibit. I have NO idea where to begin and if somebody could teach me how to create what I need and make it work (from other items / scratch /...
  5. Electrical
    My wife and I are renovating our bathroom and are replacing our standard vanity mirrors with a MirrorVue mirror TV. We got the idea from a DIY Network BathCrasher's episode. Anyway, I wasnt sure if the mirror TV had to be waterproof since its in the bathroom. Is anyone familiar with bathroom...
  6. HVAC
    A few months ago, I had someone working on my outdoor a/c unit, and he accidentally shorted out the control board in the furnace (it's a Goodman gas furnace GKS91155DX). He replaced the board, and the a/c did end up working, but when I tried to start the heat today, the burners would not stay on...
  7. Electrical
    Last night, I came home and noticed that certain areas in my home had no power, bedroom and living room outlets. I figure out a breaker as tripped. I tried resetting them by flipping two switches on one breaker and I seen a spark and my wife said she her a pop. She went to get her dad, since I...
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