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How to Change Out Electrical Outlets

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Common Mistakes When Replacing Electrical Outlets and How to Fix Them: Working with the Wiring and Electrical Outlet Box.

Replacing Electrical Outlets in the Home

Electrical Question: So I’m changing all the outlets in my house. I’m stuck on the kitchen.

What is it that I’m missing?

This home electrical question came from: Raymond, from Edmonton, Canada.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electric wiring question Raymond.

electrical codes for outlets

Preparation for Replacing Electrical Outlets

Common Mistakes When Replacing Electrical Outlets and How to Fix Them

Working with the Wiring and Electrical Outlet Box

Always turn OFF the electrical circuit before performing any electrical wiring or outlet or switch replacement.

Electrical Outlet Wiring




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