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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 36 Outlets Projects

  1. 1. How to Cut and Grout Kitchen Tile for Electrical Receptors

    Host Paul Wilson shows how to cut kitchen tile for electrical receptors and gives grouting tips.

  2. 2. Cut Perfect Holes With a Python Cutter

    DIY Network experts demonstrate how to use a cool tool that might make you want to toss away your keyhole saw.

  3. 3. How to Identify Wiring

    DIY Network experts offer tips on how to identify the wiring in your house.

  4. 4. How to Wire an Entertainment Bar

    Host Fuad Reveiz shows how to wire and add outlets to an entertainment bar.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 5. Duracell Powerpack 600 (01:12)

    This portable 600-watt powerpack can run power tools and small appliances.

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

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

  7. 7. Smart Power Outlet

    This power switch can enhance the efficiency and safety in your workshop. Read about it here at DIY.

  8. 8. How to Add Outlets

    DIY Network experts demonstrate how to install a kit that allows you to place additional outlets along the wall.

  9. 9. How to Replace Outlets and Install Log Siding

    DIY experts demonstrate how to install electrical outlets and siding in a log cabin bedroom.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 10. How to Replace an Electrical Outlet Receptacle

    At Disaster House, we invited heavy-metal rock band Slaughter to overload our electrical system. We had the band to hook up all of thei...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. Rotating Plugs and P-Traps (02:20)

    A rotating wall plug and innovative new p-trap have the guys wowed at IBS.

  12. 12. Insulation Tips and Tricks

    The experts at the DIY Network share their hints for insulating windows, outlets and more.

  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Updating Wall Plates

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on how to update switch and wall plate covers.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  15. 15. Bathroom Safety (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for bathroom safety.

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