new to electrics?



Welcome to the forums, but if you are not sure please ask, but when asking please give as much information as possible.

To do most electrical jobs it is not that hard, provided you think things through first.

you will obviously need a basic tool kit, what it consists of is up to you, but it is recomended that all your "electrical tools" have insulated handles.
Another absolute MUST is that you have ( and know how to use) a multi meter (your choice)
Unlike a "neon tester" or "volt stick" a multi meter will tell you what voltage there is present, it can also check continuity
Volt sticks and neon testers will often light when they "shouldn't" and voltsticks will light when in close proximity to a live wire , but which one are they saying is live? That is part of the reason you need a multimeter

another simple requirement is pencil and paper (see my signature)

I am sure others will add to this
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