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Through empty tube / flexible tube - easily pull through cables / lines
December 2019

Through empty tube / flexible tube - easily pull through cables / lines

In order to get larger cables or other, through a conduit, it is often not enough to push the cable from one side. Therefore you get in the hardware store or elsewhere, such (usually rigid) plastic...

Pulling aid for cables in a conduit: cotton, cord & vacuum cleaner
December 2019

Pulling aid for cables in a conduit: cotton, cord & vacuum cleaner

Take a small cotton ball that just fits into the empty tube. Tie a thin, tear-resistant string to it (I use a kite string). Now put the cotton in one end of the empty pipe and suck on the other end...

Connect the lamp with the aid of a luster terminal
December 2019

Connect the lamp with the aid of a luster terminal

As a rule, the lamp connection is made to the cables projecting from the wall or ceiling with the aid of luster terminals. If no luster terminals are mounted on the lamp, this should be done before...

Lighting of a special kind
December 2019

Lighting of a special kind

Large, bright lamps on the ceiling often seem uncomfortable and cold. That's why I try to make my rooms more comfortable by cleverly fitting the lamps, lights, etc. The following tips can help: 1)...

Lay with hot glue cable
December 2019

Lay with hot glue cable

Flying cables and wires are an abomination to me. If you want to lay cables, strands or cables quickly and without much effort, it is best to reach for the hot glue gun and not for clamps and nails....

Motion detector for garage or cellar
December 2019

Motion detector for garage or cellar

Nothing is more unpleasant than going into the dark garage at dark. Turn off the car and everything is dark at once. One stumbles the way to the house, wants to drink a bottle of wine in the...

Replace cables in floor lamps or chandeliers
December 2019

Replace cables in floor lamps or chandeliers

If the cable of a floor lamp or a chandelier has given up its ghost, it means disposal or repair. Has one decided on a repair, does it say how the new cable get into the pendulum tube of the lamp?...

Radio coupled to light switch
December 2019

Radio coupled to light switch

Have the new installation of our bathroom, a cable from the light switch placed on another wall and there installed a double socket. There is, well hidden behind Deko, a small radio with good sound...