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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 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. Wow! What a Workshop (20:00)

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

  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Vika Twofold (00:52)

    The Vika Twofold is both a portable scaffold and a workbench.

  6. 6. Smart Power Outlet

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

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

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

  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Safe Outlets for Your Home (02:44)

    Ground fault circuit interrupters are a great investment for home safety.

  10. 10. Sports Valet Cabinet (01:00)

    This cabinet has space for sports gear and an outlet for gadget recharging.

  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. Slaughter vs. Wiring (01:53)

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

  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Insulation Tips and Tricks

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

  15. 15. How to Identify Wiring

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

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