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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 34 Outlets Projects

  1. 1. 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...

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

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

  3. 3. Overloaded Circuits (00:48)

    Home electronics are better than ever...just don't overload your circuits!

  4. 4. Creating a Chalkboard (02:15)

    Give your family an outlet for chalk creativity with a board on a wall.

  5. 5. Vika Twofold (00:52)

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

  6. 6. How to Add Outlets

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

  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. How to Identify Wiring

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

  9. 9. 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.

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

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

  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Wow! What a Workshop (20:00)

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

  13. 13. Switchplate & Outlet Covers (00:48)

    Coordinate switchplates and electrical outlets to any color you want.

  14. 14. Smart Power Outlet

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

  15. 15. 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.

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