How to Replace a 120-Volt Electrical Wall Outlet
By: Julie Day
If an electrical outlet (also known as a receptacle) is cracked or broken, the slots no longer grip the plug tightly, or the outlet doesn’t work properly, it needs to be replaced. Replacing a standard, 120-volt wall outlet is an easy DIY project that only requires a few tools and some basic knowledge of wiring.
Read on for step-by-step instructions on how to replace an electrical outlet in your home.