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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. Design Outlet Covers (02:31)

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

  2. 2. 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.

  3. 3. 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...

  4. 4. Bosch Brute (01:07)

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

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

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

  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Drafty Outlets (02:23)

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

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

    Here are the DIY Basics for creating a safe kitchen.

  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. Vika Twofold (00:52)

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

  11. 11. How to Add Outlets

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

  12. 12. How to Identify Wiring

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

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

    Tips for accurately measuring and cutting drywall panels

  14. 14. 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.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. 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
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