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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. Switchplate & Outlet Covers (00:48)

    Coordinate switchplates and electrical outlets to any color you want.

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

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

  5. 5. Electricity in the Workshop

    DIY experts offer tips on workshop electricity.

  6. 6. Removing an Outlet (01:25)

    Find out how to safely remove an unused outlet from your home.

  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Safe Outlets for Your Home (02:44)

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

  9. 9. Insulation Tips and Tricks

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

  10. 10. Vika Twofold (00:52)

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

  11. 11. 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.

  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. How to Add Outlets

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

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

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

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

    Tips for accurately measuring and cutting drywall panels

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