How Do You Install An Electrical Outlet In An Existing Wall?
With the numerous appliances and electronic devices in our modern world, it is quite common for older houses to run a bit short on outlets. Or maybe you’re just thinking of how handy it would be to have a lot of outlets in the garage or shop for all those fun tools and toys. Knowing the basics on how to add another outlet where and when you need it is a great skill to have. Decide where to locate the outlet. Pick a location with clear access from the attic or a crawlspace or room below. Take into account any current appliances, doors, windows, fixtures and furniture. Check for any plumbing, HVAC or existing lines that might be in the wall as well. Do not situate the outlet in an unsafe location. Choose how to supply power to your outlet. Often outlets are powered by tapping into an existing outlet circuit nearby. However, depending on how many outlets are already on the circuit, a new line might be required. If you are not confident about how to get power to your outlet, get advice fro