How to Splice a Cable

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Whether you’re lighting a hobby project or installing a new home fixture, any electrical project will eventually call for one very specific task:  The cable splice.  Splices are simply a join between two separate cables or wires.  In the case… Continue Reading


How to Revive Your Valentine’s Day Roses

Rose image used courtesy of T. Kiya

Valentine’s Day has just come to a close, as did one of my favorite holidays: National “Discounted Chocolate” Day. Unfortunately, you’ll find that many of your cut roses have already started to droop or wilt, even after being placed in water immediately. You might even wonder if there’s a way you can revive those flowers to save them for a few extra days of beauty. The good news is that yes you can, and it’s a fairly simple process, too. As an alternative, you could grow your own roses, giving you fresh flowers every day! Continue Reading