How a Switched Outlet is Wired
Electrical Outlets Question:
I replaced a receptacle. The switch used to turn off half the receptacle and the other half would stay on now both top and bottom go off and on with the switch.
Hi Michael - Great Electrical Repair Question!
Follow this link - It should help you solve your problem:
Switched Outlet Wiring Diagram
Do-it-yourself electrical outlets projects can be rewarding, but please be careful! Always make sure the circuit is off.
NEVER work on live electrical circuits.
For best results contact a Licensed Electrical Contractor