An Electrician Explains How to Wire a Switched (Half-Hot) Outlet
Detailed instructions for wiring an outlet so that half of it can be turned on via a wall switch. All your questions will be answered by an expert electrician, with diagrams and a video to help you.
Rules for GFCI Outlets and How to Install One
You’ve probably seen those outlets with the little buttons in bathrooms and kitchens. They’re called Ground Fault Circuit-Interrupters (GFCIs) and if you’re not noticing them in many rooms throughout a house, that house is not up to code. They are required in all bathrooms and in kitchen receptacles at counter height or within 6 feet of a wet area. Read more: http://www.doityourself.com/stry/rules-for-gfci-outlets-and-how-to-install-one#.UydrhYU-fAM#ixzz2wG60ApsO