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How to Replace an Outlet

These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to easily replace an electrical outlet.

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Top 100 Electrical Projects

  1. 1. Electrical Wiring Basics (01:30)

    Learn about the electrical components of your sprinkler system.

  2. 2. Circuit-Breaker Locator

    DIY experts explain how this handy tool takes the guesswork out of locating circuit breakers.

  3. 3. Setting Up an Audio System in a Media Room or Home Theater

    DIY Networks has all the information about how to set up an audio system in a media room or home theater.

  4. 4. Trade Titan (01:10)

    This work cart that will get the job done and keep your tools safe.

  5. 5. Bathroom Safety (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for bathroom safety.

  6. 6. How to Install a Motion-Sensor Light Switch

    A motion-detector switch will automatically turn on the lights whenever anyone walks into the room. This switch is a relatively simple ...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. Stud and Electrical Sensors (04:50)

    Take the guess work out of locating wall studs and electrical wires.

  8. 8. Electrical Safety Devices (02:24)

    Matt tells how the industry is working to make electrical appliances safer.

  9. 9. Energy-Conservation Tips

    DIY Network makes it easy to cut costs and reduce utility bills with these energy-conservation tips.

  10. 10. Foot Switches

    The DIY Network shows you two products that allow you to safely control a power switch with your foot.

  11. 11. Solar Power: The Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

    DIY Network experts answer frequently asked-about topics and additional information on solar power.

  12. 12. Alternating Current (02:14)

    Matt demonstrates the difference between alternating and direct current.

  13. 13. Heating (01:23)

    Learn about heating before remodeling a basement.

  14. 14. Labeling a Breaker (01:58)

    Get your house in order with tips for labeling your breaker panel.

  15. 15. Replace a Damaged Plug

    If you've damaged your plug beyond repair, attach a new one to your electrical cord.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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