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The hot wires connect to brass-colored screws located on side Look for screw color on outlet Brass (or black) for Hot, Silver for Neutral, Green for groundSome outlets do not have color-coded screws. Ignore Neutral screw if no neutral wire availableM
Strip the wires to the length shown on the stripping gauge (Photo 2). Loosen the terminal screw by turning it counterclockwise to open the clamp. Then hold the wire or wires, one in each hole, while you tighten the screw
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Check your local wiring codes and schedule inspections. Several inspections and permits are required for most residential construction projects, especially when it involves electrical work. [1] To make sure you're up to code, you may need to schedule
One viewer asked if they could convert one of the two lamps in a double outdoor light into a socket? If all you want to do is to run Christmas lights that do not have a ground plug, you can simply screw in a two prong outlet into the light socket. If
If checking the breakers and resetting the GFCIs haven’t restored power to the outlet, the next step, without getting into circuit testing, is to remove the outlet from the box and look for loose connections. We’ll show you three common types of loos
As is the case with many difficulties around the home, the root cause of a dead outlet is not always the same. Unfortunately, this means that the appropriate fix can also vary from one situation to the next. Dead outlets are a nuisance and, if not ha
You may know what a GFCI is, but do you really know how it works? A basic understanding of the device can prevent safety problems. You may know in what situations the NEC requires you to install a ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), but do you k
Was changing a regular outlet in the bathroom for a GFCI one and lost power in all bathrooms. Apparently, the breaker didn't trip but a GFCI outlet in the garage did. When I installed the GFCI in the bathroom and reset the GFCI in the garage the one