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

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

  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. Drywall: Measuring and Cutting (03:13)

    Tips for accurately measuring and cutting drywall panels

  6. 6. Drafty Outlets (02:23)

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

  7. 7. Duracell Powerpack 600 (01:12)

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

  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Bathroom Safety (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for bathroom safety.

  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. Slaughter vs. Wiring (01:53)

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

  13. 13. Electricity in the Workshop

    DIY experts offer tips on workshop electricity.

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

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

  15. 15. Install a Microwave Like a Pro (00:53)

    With this simple trick, you can install a microwave like a pro.

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