Articles about Electrical Wiring: Adding Outlets
Can a receptacle outlet be added where a light switch is located? Considerations when Adding an Outlet to a Switch.
How Switch Wiring Can Be Used for Receptacle Outlets: If a power source is located that does not have a ground wire then a 2-wire outlet that does not have a ground prong will need to be installed.
How are the wires connected when adding new outlets? How to Add Outlets and Make the Right Connection.
How to add Another Electric Outlet: Before tapping into an existing circuit to add power for an outlet the line must be verified that it is in fact an outlet circuit and not a line use for switching a light fixture or similar application.
Installing an Electric Outlet on the Siding of a Home: Protection against the weather elements to prevent moisture from entering the receptacle outlet.