To move an electrical outlet, cut a hole for the electrical box in the new location, install the box, run wires from the old location to the new one, connect the wires to the receptacle, and screw the receptacle onto the... More »

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Installing an electrical plug outlet requires removing the old outlet, removing the ends of the old electrical wires, exposing the wires and connecting them to the new outlet fixture. Prevent potential contacts by wrappi... More »

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Add an electrical outlet by turning off the power, removing an outlet cover and outlet from the opposite side of the wall, installing a new box in the wall and running power from the existing outlet. Connect the wiring, ... More »

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To add and wire a 110-volt electrical outlet, turn off the power, cut the hole for the new electrical box, pull out the electrical cable and attach the wires to the outlet. Consult an electrician to wire the new outlet t... More »

To install a GFCI plug, ensure the power is off, remove the existing unit from the electrical box, and disconnect the wires from the receptacle. Then match wires to the appropriate screw, push the outlet into the box, an... More »

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To wire an electrical outlet to a wall switch, turn off the power, install the new switch box, run a new cable from the switch to the outlet, disconnect the tab connecting the receptacles on the outlet and connect the wi... More »

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Convert a two-prong outlet into a three-prong outlet by turning off the power at the fuse box, removing and replacing the receptacle, grounding the connection, then restoring power and testing the circuit. As long as the... More »