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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. Creating a Chalkboard (02:15)

    Give your family an outlet for chalk creativity with a board on a wall.

  2. 2. Switchplate & Outlet Covers (00:48)

    Coordinate switchplates and electrical outlets to any color you want.

  3. 3. 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.

  4. 4. Know Your Home's Electrical System

    If you're building a new home, don't assume you have no control over the locations of the electrical outlets. DIY Network experts offer...

  5. 5. How to Identify Wiring

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

  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Bosch Brute (01:07)

    This jackhammer plugs into a standard outlet and is easy for anyone to use.

  8. 8. Installing a GFCI Outlet (05:32)

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

  9. 9. Overloaded Circuits (00:48)

    Home electronics are better than ever...just don't overload your circuits!

  10. 10. Design Outlet Covers (02:31)

    Snazz up your outlets and light switches with your own decorative covers.

  11. 11. Wow! What a Workshop (20:00)

    A spare room in the basement is turned into a workshop.

  12. 12. Electricity in the Workshop

    DIY experts offer tips on workshop electricity.

  13. 13. Updating Wall Plates

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

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  14. 14. Drafty Outlets (02:23)

    Check out this easy trick to stop cold air from coming in electrical boxes.

  15. 15. Rotating Plugs and P-Traps (02:20)

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

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