When replacing an outlet, you are going to need various tools and materials. The tools you are going to need are a Husky 6 in 1 Plier, a screwdriver set and a non-contact voltage tester. You also will need materials such as a gray outlet and a gray outlet cover. The first step to replacing an outlet is to turn off all power to the outlet. You then want to identify the wires that are connected and unscrew them from the outlet. Finally, attach those wires to the new outlet.
- You will need a few different tools such as a Husky 6 in 1 plier, a screwdriver set and a non-contact voltage tester.
- In order to replace an outlet you will need to identify which wires are connected to the outlet.
- You then have to unscrew the wires from the outlet and attach those wires to the new electrical outlet.
“Before you do anything else, turn off the power to your outlet. To turn off the power, flip the switch in your circuit breaker that controls the power to your outlet.”