How to Add an Outlet With a Switch From an Existing Outlet?

Answer Wiring a switched outlet to an existing outlet will add the flexibility of controlling a device such as a light with the switch. The wiring used is standard 12-2 ROMEX® electrical cable and connec... Read More »

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How to Add an Outlet to an Existing Light Switch?

If you would like to add an outlet to a room in your house, it is possible to add it directly into a current light switch. Doing this will be much less time consuming than installing a brand-new el... Read More »

How to Add an Electrical Outlet From an Existing Light Switch?

You can add a new electrical outlet by tapping into an existing light switch's electrical supply. You can install the new outlet anywhere along the wall you choose, providing you can pull the wire ... Read More »

If you have a four-prong 240V outlet can you switch the outlet to a three-prong 240V outlet?

Answers for USA, Canada and countries using similar 60Hz mains supplies Better to Change Cord or Plug on Appliance The 4 prong receptacle should be more in line with the latest wiring code. It is ... Read More »

How do you upgrade a 30A outlet to a 50A outlet can I just change the outlet and upgrade the circuit breakers?

NO! STOP! DO NOT DO THIS! More than likely the wire in the wall is only rated to carry 30 amps. Running fifty amps through it will start a fire! You MUST upgrade the wiring in the wall to upgrade t... Read More »