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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. 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
  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. Switchplate & Outlet Covers (00:48)

    Coordinate switchplates and electrical outlets to any color you want.

  4. 4. Drywall: Measuring and Cutting (03:13)

    Tips for accurately measuring and cutting drywall panels

  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. How to Identify Wiring

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

  7. 7. Electricity in the Workshop

    DIY experts offer tips on workshop electricity.

  8. 8. Creating a Safe Kitchen (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for creating a safe kitchen.

  9. 9. How to Prep Garage Walls

    Host Fuad Reveiz dresses up ordinary garage walls to look more like a place for a chopper to be stored using diamond plate.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 10. Bosch Brute (01:07)

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

  11. 11. How to Replace an Outlet

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

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

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

  13. 13. Insulation Tips and Tricks

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

  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. 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.

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