How Do You Replace A Worn Or Faulty Small Electrical Appliance Plug?
If you have a perfectly good electrical appliance, such as a lamp or sewing machine, but the plug has gotten frayed and worn, you can replace it yourself and safe yourself the cost of a repair shop or new appliance. These things always say BE SURE DEVICE IS NOT CONNECTED TO ELECTRICITY BEFORE BEGINNING THIS PROJECT. That is very important, but the reason to do this project is because the device is not able to be connected to electricity, so it is a pretty safe project. Go to your local home improvement or hardware store and purchase a residential two prong plug. They are available in different colors, to match the electrical cord you have, and there are also various shapes, look for one that is similar to what you are removing from your lamp, sewing machine, whatever device has the problem. Using a Phillips head screwdriver, remove the screw and open the plug. You will see two screws inside. One will be silver and one will be brass. If your stripped wires are both copper, the color of