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Attention, homeowners: Don't pay another repairman until you check out this video series on simple repairs you can make yourself.
You Will Need
- Electrical wire
- Wire strippers
Find the correct size
Find the correct gauge on your wire strippers to match the gauge of your wire. Wire strippers have different teeth to coincide with different gauges of wire.
Cut the coating
Stick the wire into the notch on the wire stripper and gently squeeze the handles together. The stripper will cut through the rubber insulation.
Spin the wire stripper
Spin the wire stripper around the wire once it has cut through the rubber insulation to ensure the insulation has been cut all the way through and all the way around the wire.
Strip the wire
Pull the stripper toward the end of the wire to strip the rubber insulation from the wire.