Articles about Outlets
How to Install Outside Outlets
Installing an Electric Outlet on the Siding of a Home: Protection against the weather elements to prevent moisture from entering the receptacle outlet.
Why Christmas Lights Make the Outlet Trip Off
Why do my Christmas lights keep tripping the outlet outside of my house? Common Problems that Cause Christmas Lights to Turn Off.
Kitchen Tile and Electrical Outlets and Wiring
How to Remove an Outlet from a Kitchen Counter Top or Tiled Wall: Keep Electrical Wiring Accessible, Removing an Outlet by Opening the Wall.
Repairing a Kitchen Outlet
How can I fix a kitchen outlet that quit working? How To Identify and Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit, Troubleshooting Guide for Repairing a Kitchen Outlet Circuit Problem.
Wiring a Wall Switch and Outlet Combo Device
Electrical Wiring for a Light Switch and Wall Outlet: Combo Switch and Outlet, A Switched Outlet, GFCI Requirement for Switched Outlets.
No Power to Electrical Outlet
I have an electrical outlet that does not work: How to Repair an Electrical Outlet that has Lost Power.
How to Avoid Problems When Replacing Electrical Outlets
I replaced some outlets and now circuit breakers are tripping off, what did I do wrong? Outlet Wiring Connections, Wiring Switch Controlled Outlets, Common Problems When Replacing Electrical Outlets and How to Fix Them.
How to Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet
Why is my GFCI Outlet Tripping Off? Causes of GFCI Outlet Tripping.
Common Mistakes When Wiring a Switched Half-Hot Outlet
I replaced the switch and outlets in a bedroom, why don’t they work right? How to Wire a Half-Hot Switched Outlet and Avoid the Most Common Mistakes.
Install Under Cabinet Kitchen Outlets
Can I install receptacles in a plug strip under the upper cabinets in a kitchen? This electrical wiring project is about Installing New Outlets in a Kitchen.
Testing and Repairing Outlet Wiring
How to Test and Repair Outlet Wiring: Having a Circuit Analyzer style plug in tester that will check the power and polarity of your home receptacle outlets is invaluable.
Lost Power to Garage Outlets
How to Check the Electrical Circuit for Garage Outlets
Electrical Wiring for Switched Wall Sockets
How to Wire a Wall Switched Outlets: Basic Wiring Configuration for Half Hot Outlets, Wiring Outlets to be Controlled by a Switch and Wiring Outlets to Not be Controlled by a Switch.
How To Wire a Switched Outlet
How to Get Power to a Switched Outlet: Switched Outlet Wiring Diagrams.
How to Convert 120volt to 220volt
Converting 120 volt to 220 volt for Specific Equipment: Can I convert 120volt to 220volt for a CNC Router requiring 220v 1Ph 20amp?
Wire Connections and Adding Outlets
How are the wires connected when adding new outlets? How to Add Outlets and Make the Right Connection.