Electronics in DIY can vary massively and we’ve covered everything from our top recommendations to dehumidify a room to how to change a plug socket. Below you can find all of our electrotonic-based articles where we discuss everything electrical and walk you through tutorials on how to work with electrics as well as electrical devices/tools that we use for our DIY projects or in our properties.

Plug Into Future: Best Smart Plugs For Effortless Home Automation

Smart plugs are designed to plug into standard UK wall sockets and work like an adapter that can be remotely or voice controlled. Over the last few years, they’ve improved by a great deal and below are some of the best smart plugs on the market.

Best Dehumidifiers: Your Key To Humidity-Free Living & Mould Prevention

Dehumidifiers are machines that we use a lot and they can be used to prevent and solve damp and mould issues. They remove moisture by drawing air into the unit and draining any collected moisture into the tank and below are some of our top recommendations.

Best Surge Protectors For Keeping All Your Devices Safe

A surge protector is designed to protect sensitive electronic devices such as PC’s, TV’s or refrigerators from surges in voltage. Within this article, we list some of the best that are available in the form of a surge protected extension lead, tower or standalone plug.

Defending Doorway: Best Video Doorbells

Installing a video doorbell to your front door is one of the best ways to safeguard your property and view what’s going on remotely. They can provide a live video feed, motion detection alerts, footage recordings, two-way communication and so much more.

Best Wireless Doorbells For Every Household, Big or Small

Investing in a new wireless doorbell can take a matter of minutes to install and most modern examples are packed full of features. From sleek designs to long-range doorbells, there is a wide selection available and below are some of our top recommendations.

Smart Charging Made Simple: Best USB Wall Sockets

Installing a USB wall socket allows you to charge compatible electronic devices straight from the socket and also achieve faster charging speeds. They are direct replacements for standard UK faceplates and below is a list of some of the best on the market.

How To Change A Plug Socket

Whether you need to replace a faulty socket or simply want to upgrade the faceplate style and functionality, it’s relatively straightforward to change. Within this article, we walk you through each step required to change a plug socket with photos of each stage.

How Does A Smart Plug Work?

Smart plugs are a great way to transform your home into a “smart home” and they work by controlling the power supply to the plugged in device. If you want to learn how a smart plug works, we explain everything you need to know below.