Major Systems

How To: Replace an Electrical Outlet


If you have an old house with dated electrical outlets, you know they weren't designed to meet the demands of today's appliances. They're also dangerous, because they're seldom grounded. It takes a licensed electrician about a day to install all-new grounded double outlets, and the peace of mind is worth the price.

For more on electrical, consider:

Radio: Extra Outlets
The Power Outage Survival Guide
Creative Outlets: 5 “Energy Smart” Options