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How to Install a GFCI outlet

Electrical expert James Young shows how to install a GFCI outlet -- a job that a DIYer can accomplish in a fairly short time.

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Top 11 Gfcis Projects

  1. 1. Bathroom Safety (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for bathroom safety.

  2. 2. Install a GFCI Outlet

    Add protection to electrical outlets by installing a ground fault circuit interrupter.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. Installing a GFCI Outlet (05:32)

    See how an expert safely installs a GFCI in areas where water is present.

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

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

  5. 5. Electrical Safety Tips

    DIY Network host Jeff Wilson offers electrical system safety tips.

  6. 6. Slaughter vs. Wiring (01:53)

    Josh fixes the electrical system after heavy metal band Slaughter fries it.

  7. 7. Installing a GFCI Outlet

    To reduce the risk of electrical shock in the wet areas of your home, install a GFCI outlet. Use these step-by-step instructions to eas...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. DIY Electrical Safety

    DIY Network has tips on how to work safely around electricity.

  9. 9. Replacing Outlets

    Replacing outlets with safer GFCI outlets is a simple project for beginner DIYers to bring their kitchen and bathroom outlets up to cod...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. Extension Cord Tips

    DIY experts offer tips on three-pronged extension cords and accessories that add ease and durability to every workshop.

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