Dan Harmon

72 Flips | 7 Magazines | @DanHarmon4oq0 | I've been a long time "Do It Yourselfer" and worked on just about every aspect in the home.  I've also done nearly all my own auto care and repair as well.  Retired now, I was a journeyman electrician for some 20 years and remain thoroughly familiar with the field.

How to Shingle a Roof: Laying Asphalt Shingles

How to Shingle a Roof: Laying Asphalt Shingles<p>Updated on October 5, 2017<p>Shingling A Roof<p>Understanding how to shingle a roof isn't rocket science; …

How to Wire a 4-Way Light Switch, With Wiring Diagram

At the risk of being repetitious, make <b>sure</b> the power is off before making any connections to an existing circuit. While some of the work being done …

Best Electric Toothbrush? Phillips Sonicare Flexcare Plus Review

I have been a long time user of the cheaper and simpler Sonicare Essence model and have liked it. The first thing noticed when switching to the …

How to Replace a Ceiling Light Fixture

How to Replace a Ceiling Light Fixture<p>Updated on September 26, 2017<p>Replacing A Ceiling Light Fixture<p>There is absolutely no reason that the average …

Playing With Toy Cars Through the Different Stages of Child Development

Playing With Toy Cars Through the Different Stages of Child Development<p>Updated on December 21, 2016<p>Children Playing With Cars<p>Many young children of …

Black and Decker Workmate: The Best Folding Work Bench Around

Black and Decker Workmate: The Best Folding Work Bench Around<p>Updated on September 28, 2017<p>Black and Decker Workmate<p>The Black and Decker workmate is a …

How to Choose an Electric Screwdriver

How to Choose an Electric Screwdriver<p>Updated on September 29, 2017<p>Cordless Screwdriver Options<p>There are three basic options to choose from when …

Trout Fishing Techniques for Rivers and Streams

Trout Fishing Techniques for Rivers and Streams<p>Updated on August 3, 2016<p>The trout fishing techniques I will cover today are aimed at those fishermen …

How to Install a Prehung Door: Replacing an Exterior Door

How to Install a Prehung Door: Replacing an Exterior Door<p>Updated on September 20, 2017<p>Installing a Prehung Exterior Door<p>The steps in installing a …

How to Replace a Fluorescent Ballast

How to Replace a Fluorescent Ballast<p>Updated on September 30, 2017<p>Replacing A Ballast<p>Replacing a fluorescent ballast is not a terribly difficult job; …

Rope Light Installation and Uses

Rope Light Installation and Uses<p>Updated on September 29, 2017<p>What Are Rope Lights?<p>In the simplest terms, rope lighting consists of many small bulbs …

Can (Canned) Food Goods Storage Rack - Best Pantry Storage Ideas

Can (Canned) Food Goods Storage Rack - Best Pantry Storage Ideas<p>Updated on September 28, 2017<p>Kitchen Pantry Storage<p>Most people with smaller pantries …

Installing and Wiring a Light Fixture

Installing and Wiring a Light Fixture<p>Updated on September 15, 2017<p>How To Install and Wire Your Own Light Fixture<p><b>I</b>nstalling and wiring a light fixture …

Directions for Bending Electrical Pipe

Directions for Bending Electrical Pipe<p>Updated on September 20, 2017<p>How to Bend Electrical Pipe, or Conduit<p>Most home wiring is done with nonmetallic …

A Hardwood Floor Installation Guide for Both Engineered and Non Engineered Wood Flooring

A Hardwood Floor Installation Guide for Both Engineered and Non Engineered Wood Flooring<p>Updated on September 26, 2017<p>Patterned Bamboo …

Setting up a Self-Sustaining Saltwater Fish Tank Aquarium

Lighting is next. Large amounts of light are needed to provide for a true coral reef. Many animals utilize bacterial action requiring tropical levels …

How to Build Your Own Covered Deck

How to Build Your Own Covered Deck<p>Updated on September 23, 2017<p>Building Of A Covered Deck<p>Building a covered deck next to your home can add a great …

Installing or Replacing a Light Switch

Installing or Replacing a Light Switch<p>Updated on September 26, 2017<p>Installing a Light Switch<p>Whether you are installing a new light switch or …

Adding a Switch to an Electrical Outlet

Adding a Switch to an Electrical Outlet<p>Updated on September 23, 2017<p>Why Add A Switch To An Electrical Outlet?<p>There are two main reasons that most …

How to Tape and Apply Joint Compound to Drywall

How to Tape and Apply Joint Compound to Drywall<p>Updated on September 23, 2017<p>Taping and Applying Joint Compound to Drywall<p>For most home owners there …

How to Install a Motion Sensor Light Switch

How to Install a Motion Sensor Light Switch<p>Updated on September 23, 2017<p>What Is A Motion Sensor Light Switch?<p>Motion sensor switches have been around …

How to Install a GFCI Outlet

How to Install a GFCI Outlet<p>Updated on December 12, 2017<p>There can be several reasons you may want to install a GFCI outlet - maybe it's worn out, it …

Crystalens AO Review: Results of an Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implant

Crystalens AO Review: Results of an Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implant<p>Updated on October 2, 2017<p>Crystalens AO Review<p>This article will discuss the results …

YAG Laser Review After Cataract Surgery With Crystalens Implant

YAG Laser Review After Cataract Surgery With Crystalens Implant<p>Updated on September 29, 2017<p>Yag Laser Treatment For Cataract Patients<p>A YAG (Yttrium …

Cataract Surgery or Crystalens Implant: My Story

Cataract Surgery or Crystalens Implant: My Story<p>Updated on September 29, 2017<p>The experience of cataract surgery<p>This article, the third in a series, …

Are Knipex Cobra Pliers Really the Best?

There are many differences between the Knipex Cobra pliers and the more common brand. Here are a few:<p><b>Weight.</b> The Knipex are much slimmer and as a …

Make Your Own Engraved Stone Monument House or Street Sign

Make Your Own Engraved Stone Monument House or Street Sign<p>Updated on October 5, 2017<p>Why an Engraved Stone House Sign?<p>Engraved stone monuments have …

Install Your Own Line Voltage Baseboard Heater Thermostat

Install Your Own Line Voltage Baseboard Heater Thermostat<p>Updated on September 28, 2017<p>Baseboard Heater or Line Voltage Thermostats<p>Most home heat and …

Replace or Retrofit Fluorescent Tubes With T8 Led Tube Lights

Replace or Retrofit Fluorescent Tubes With T8 Led Tube Lights<p>Updated on September 29, 2017<p>How To Change Fluorescent to LED Lamps<p>Installing new LED …

How to Choose and Install an Electric (EV) Car Charger

How to Choose and Install an Electric (EV) Car Charger<p>Updated on September 26, 2017<p>Your New Car and Electric Charging<p>So you broke down and bought a …