Replacing a light fixture if it is broken or worn is an easy way to brighten your décor. Step 1: As with all electrical projects, turn the power off to the light fixture using the fuse or circuit breaker in the electrical entrance panel. Step 2: Remove the glass shade, light bulbs and any other…


Install a GFCI Outlet (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) Save Yourself From A Shocking Experience by Installing a GFCI Outlet in Your Bathroom, Kitchen or Basement. GFCI’s can be installed in place of ungrounded outlets and should be installed anywhere where dampness is an issue, such as kitchens, bathrooms, basements and garages. Step One: Using the…


Replacing an Electrical Outlet Replacing an old worn or broken outlet is as easy as turning a few screws, but it can be very dangerous if you do not shut the power to the outlet off first. Step 1: Using the breaker or fuse in your service entrance panel box, turn off the power to…


Replacing an Electrical Plug Step 1: Before replacing an electrical plug end make sure the lamp or appliance is unplugged, then simply cut the old plug off, leaving as much good wire as possible. Step 2: With kitchen scissors – or wire cutters – which ever you prefer, snip down the center of the cord…