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…